Subfonds 8 - Drawings and student notebooks of Hugh Allen Inglis Valentine

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Drawings and student notebooks of Hugh Allen Inglis Valentine

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CA CAC 1-8

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  • 1924-1928 (Creation)
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    Valentine, Hugh Allen Inglis, 1904-1978

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7 volumes of textual records

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(1904-1978)

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Hugh Allen Inglis Valentine (1904-1978) was born in Dundee, Scotland. He studied architecture at McGill University during the 1920s, graduating in 1928. During his studies at McGill he worked for the architectural firm of Ross and Macdonald. Upon graduation Valentine worked for William E. Martin in Wilmington, DE, from 1929 to 1930, and in the architectural office of the Bell Telephone Company from 1935 until 1945. From 1945 to 1950 Valentine worked in partnership with Percy Erskine Nobbs (1975-1964). He returned to Bell Telephone in 1950 in the position of chief architect. Valentine taught as a sessional lecturer at the McGill University School of Architecture from 1959 to 1967. He retired in 1970.

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Included are five volumes of class notes documenting courses that Valentine took in architectural history at the McGill University School of Architecture. The volumes contain clippings, tracings, original sketches and hand-written text. There is a notebook dated May 1925 containing measured sketches of the Church of St. Mathieu-sur-Richelieu, PQ, and a volume containing Valentine's measured drawings, sketches, and notes executed during a trip to the United Kingdom.

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5

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