Subfonds 1 - Architectural drawings and other papers of Percy Nobbs and his associates

Italian Drawings of P.E. Nobbs Student Prize and Competition Drawings of P.E. Nobbs Student Drawings of P.E. Nobbs Student Drawings (Ironwork) of P.E. Nobbs Macdonald Engineering Building Proposal of Development of Queen Mary's Garden Abbott Memorial Tablet

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Architectural drawings and other papers of Percy Nobbs and his associates

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CA CAC 1-1

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  • 1897-1957 (Creation)

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471 architectural drawings
149 drawings
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The subfonds consists primarily drawings ranging in date from Nobbs' early student projects and competition drawings, to designs for McGill University buildings such as the McGill University Union Building and MacDonald Engineering Building, and designs for domestic and ecclesiastical architecture in Montreal (1897-1957). Non-architectural drawings (1898-1957) include studies of ironwork, a drawing of Rouen in France, designs for the Royal Arms of Canada, a letterhead for the R.C.A.F., a war memorial for the Town of Mount Royal, a medallion for the Shawinigan Water and Power Company and a silver dollar for the Royal Canadian Mint.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1897-1957, 471 dessins". Dessins allant des projets d'étudiant et des dessins de concours de Nobbs jusqu'aux plans réalisés pour le compte de l'Université McGill comme l'édifice University Union et le pavillon MacDonald de génie ainsi que des plans d'immeubles à vocation résidentielle ou ecclésiastique à Montréal.
"Autres dessins, 1898-1957, 149 dessins". Dessins non architecturaux, notamment des croquis de fer forgé, un dessin de Rouen (France), des projets pour les Armoiries royales du Canada, d'en-tête de lettre pour l'Armée de l'air canadienne, un monument aux morts pour la ville de Mont-Royal, un médaillon pour la Shawinigan Water and Power Company et un dollar en argent pour la Monnaie royale canadienne.

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