Fonds 11.03 - Durnford, Bolton, Chadwick and Ellwood

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Durnford, Bolton, Chadwick and Ellwood

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CA CAC 11.03

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  • 1955-1969 (Creation)
    Durnford, Bolton, Chadwick and Ellwood

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In 1955 Harold Lea Fetherstonhaugh retired from the firm of Fetherstonhaugh, Durnford, Bolton and Chadwick (CAC 11.02) and in 1956 the firm changed its name to Durnford, Bolton, Chadwick and Ellwood as a result of Michael Ellwood joining the firm as a partner. The firm was in existence until Durnford's retirement in 1964 and it was comprised of the architects Alexander Tilloch Galt Durnford (see CAC 11), Richard E. Bolton (see 1.1.01), R. V. Chadwick (see CAC 11.02) and Michael G.C. Ellwood. Among their public commissions, the Montreal Fraser Hickson Library of 1957 and the Standard Life Building of 1958 are noteworthy.

En 1955, Harold Lea Fetherstonhaugh prit sa retraite du cabinet de Fetherstonhaugh, Durnford, Bolton et Chadwick (CAC 11.02) et en 1956 le cabinet prit le nom de Durnford, Bolton, Chadwick et Ellwood avec la venue de Michael Ellwood comme associé. Ce cabinet formé des architectes Alexander Tilloch Galt Durnford (voir CAC 11), Richard E. Bolton (voir CAC 11.02), R. V. Chadwick(voir 11.02) et Michael G.C. Ellwood s'est maintenu jusqu'à la retraite de Durnford en 1964. Au nombre des immeubles publics que le cabinet a réalisés, signalons la bibliothèque Fraser Hickson de Montréal en 1957 et l'immeuble de la Standard Life en 1958.

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The materials were given to the CAC by Lucy Durnford Lewis.

Le matériel a été remis à la CAC par Lucy Durnford Lewis.

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"Architectural Drawings, 1955-69, 219 drawings." Architectural drawings documenting eleven projects are found in the CAC. The majority of the drawings are designs for a residential dwelling for J. A. Laing on lie Bizard, PQ (1961-2); other Montreal projects represented in the archives include additions and alterations to the house of N. L. C. Mather in Westmount (1959-60), an addition to the Canadian Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals building on Jean Talon (1962-64), alterations to St. George's Church and a number of alterations to the Sommer Building on Mayor Street (1955-69).
"Photograph, 1959-60." A photograph of a finished exterior of the Mather house in Westmount, with alterations and an addition, is found in the archive.
"Professional Papers, 1958-69, 13 cm." Correspondence, specifications, notes, and statements relating to five projects, including an addition and alterations to the Mather house, alterations to St. George's Church and alterations to the Sommer Building.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1955-1969, 219 dessins." La CAC réunit des dessins architecturaux reliés à onze projets. La plupart des dessins se rapportent à la résidence de J. A. Laing à l'île Bizard (Québec) (1961-1962); au nombre des autres projets montréalais représentés dans le fonds,
signalons les annexes et modifications à la maison de N. L. C. Mather à Westmount (1959-1960), une annexe à l'immeuble de la SPCA, rue Jean-Talon (1962-1964), des modifications apportées à l'église St. George ainsi que des modifications apportées à l'immeuble Sommer, rue Mayor (1955-1969).
"Photographies, 1959-1960." Une photographie de la finition extérieure de la maison Mather à Westmount, avec modifications et annexes.
"Documents professionnels, 1958-1969, 13 cm." De la correspondance, des cahiers des charges, des notes et des relevés se rapportant à cinq projets, notamment à une annexe et des modifications à la maison Mather, ainsi qu'à des modifications à l'église St. George et à l'immeuble Sommer.

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