Fonds 14 - Frank Pentland Chambers

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Frank Pentland Chambers

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CA CAC 14

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  • 1920-1930 (Creation)
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    Chambers, Frank P. (Frank Pentland), 1900-

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(1900-)

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The drawings were formerly used by the McGill University School of Architecture as teaching aids.

Les dessins servaient antérieurement d'outil pédagogique à l'École d'architecture de l'Université McGill.

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"Architectural Drawings, 1920-30, 4 drawings." The archive contains student drawings by Chambers, primarily of Italian architecture, as well as a design for a small museum submitted by Chambers in 1925 for the Tite Prize of the Royal Institute of British Architects.
"Photographs, n.d., ca. 70 photographs." Sculptures created by Chambers while he was was student at the Royal Academy and his submission for the The Prize are recorded on photographs.
"Personal Papers, n.d., 45 cm." Papers from Chambers' student years include notebooks on various subjects including German grammar, lectures on architectural aesthetics and a typescript of a murder mystery set in an artists' colony. The information about the photographs and the papers was taken from the McGill Universtity Archives guide, Vol. 2, page 15. The accession does not mention these items, nor does the file in the small collections drawer.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1920-1930, 4 dessins." Le fonds contient des dessins d'étudiant réalisés par Chambers, surtout d'architecture italienne, de même que le plan d'un petit musée proposé par Chambers en 1925 pour le Prix Tite du Royal Institute of British Architects.
"Photographies, s.d., environ 70 photos." Les photos rendent compte de sculptures réalisées par Chambers à l'époque où il était étudiant à la Royal Academy et du projet qu'il a soumis au Prix Tite.
"Documents personnels, s. d., 45 cm." Au nombre des documents qui datent des années d'études de Chambers, signalons des cahiers de notes sur divers sujets dont la grammaire allemande, des cours sur l'esthétique architecturale et le tapuscrit d'un roman policier dont l'action se situe dans une colonie artistique.

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Frank Pentland Chambers (fl. 1929-42) studied at Cambridge University and at the Royal Academy in London. Later he emigrated to Canada and held the position of Assistant Professor of Architecture at the McGill University School of Architecture from 1929 until 1942.

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Frank Pentland Chambers (fl. 1929-1942) a étudié à l'Université de Cambridge et au Royal Academy de Londres. Plus tard, il a émigré au Canada et a exercé des fonctions de professeur adjoint d'architecture à l'École d'architecture de l'Université McGill de 1929 à 1942.

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