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Finley and Spence
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D.J. Spence established a decade-long partnership with Samuel Arnold Finley between 1901 and 1912, encompassing residential, commercial, industrial, and public buildings.
The drawings were donated to the John Bland Canadian Architecture Collection by Mrs F. D. Mathias.
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"Architectural drawings and paper files, L.E. Waterman Company Limited 1908,1917,1918."
4 ink on linen: plans;3 blueprints: working drawings; 1 specification.
" Architectural drawings and paper files Belgo Building, 1912, 1913,1923, 1924, 1937, 1954, 1958, 1959, 1965, 1970."
10 paper, 30 linen, 14 blueprints.
working drawings: elevations, plans, details
structural, electrical, mechanical.
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D. J. Spence, CAC 81;
Spence and Mathias, CAC 79;
F. D. Mathias, CAC 82;
Spence Mathias and Burge, CAC 85
Samuel Arnold Finley (1873-1933) was born in Montreal, David Jerome Spence (1873-1955) was born in Louisville Kentucky. The firm of Finley and Spence was active between 1902 and 1914. The architects designed nu
merous industrial buildings in Montreal.<br> CAC holdings for Finley and Spence include drawings and paper files for the L.E. Waterman Company Limited and the Belgo Building in Montreal.Several architects worked on the Belgo Building between 1912 and 1970 therefore we find several project names, project numbers and names of architects or architectural partnerships.