Fonds 3.03 - Francis R. Findlay

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Francis R. Findlay

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CA CAC 3.03

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  • 1934-1964 (Creation)
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    Findlay, Francis Robert, 1888-1977

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119 architectural drawings
8 photographs
21 cm of textual records

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(1888-1977)

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Francis R. Findlay was born in Montreal in 1888. After studying at the University of Pennsylvania, he became his father's partner in 1913. He practised architecture with his father, interrupted by service in the First World War, until the partnership was dissolved in 1941 upon the retirement of Robert Findlay. Francis Findlay then continued a limited independent practice until his retirement in 1959. Concurrently, Francis Findlay worked with the architect Earl Lockhart at Defense Industries Ltd from 1941 to 1953. From 1953 to 1959 he worked for Pringle, a Westmount consulting engineer firm.

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Francis R. Findlay gave the materials to the CAC.

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Fonds consists of architectural drawings, photographs, and papers relating to projects designed by Francis Robert Findlay (1888-1977), independent of his partnership with his father Robert Findlay (1859-1951). Eight projects are documented by 119 architectural drawings (1934-1964), among them designs for buildings for the Old Brewery Mission's summer camp at Lake Chapleau, PQ, alterations to St. Andrew's United Church in Westmount and alterations to Bethel United Church in Grand'Mère, QC. Eight photographs (1945-1964) show additions and alterations to the summer house of C. V. Howard at Lake Anne, QC, and alterations to the Bethel United Church. The fonds also contains professional papers dating between 1941 and 1964, including correspondence, clippings, pamphlets, receipts and invoices relating to seven projects are found in the archive. The projects include the design of buildings for the Old Brewery Mission's summer camp and alterations to Bethel United Church.

Le fonds contient 119 dessins architecturaux, des photographies et des documents ayant trait aux projets dessinés par Francis Robert Findlay (1888-1977), indépendamment de son association avec son père Robert Findlay (1859-1951). Huit projets sont documentés par 119 dessins architecturaux (1934-1964), notamment les bâtiments de la colonie de vacances de la Mission Old Brewery, au lac Chapleau (Québec), des modifications à la St. Andrew's United Church à Westmount et des modifications à la Bethel United Church de Grand'Mère (Québec). Huit photographies (1945-1964) témoignent des annexes et modifications à la résidence d'été de C.V. Howard au lac Anne (Québec) et des modifications apportées au Bethel United Church. Le fonds contient aussi de la correspondance, coupures, dépliants, reçus et factures (1941-1964) ayant trait à sept projets, notamment les bâtiments de la colonie de vacances de la Mission Old Brewery et les modifications apportées au Bethel United Church.

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31

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