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John S. Archibald and Associates Collection

  • CA CAC 4
  • Fonds
  • 1908-1912, 1917-1930, 1941, 1948-1957

The fonds contains architectural drawings and textual records documenting Montreal projects by the architect John Smith Archibald as well as the various firms with which he was associated, including Saxe & Archibald, Archibald & Illsley, and Archibald, Illsley & Templeton. The architectural projects documented in the fonds include hotels, clubs, office and commercial buildings, homes, railway stations, churches, and schools.

Archibald, John S., 1872-1934

John Smith Archibald

Architectural drawings documenting ten projects of the practice of the Montreal architect John Smith Archibald are found in this subfonds along with photographs and postcards assembled by Archibald and his associates.
Includes:
"Architectural Drawings, 1917-30, 132 drawings." Ten projects are represented in this archive including additions and alterations to the Chateau Laurier Hotel in Ottawa, Queen's University Athletic Building in Kingston, ON and Montreal buildings such as the Masonic Temple, the Ecole Technique de Montreal and the Windsor Hotel.
"Photographs, n.d." Photographs of Italian and French architecture including interiors, exteriors, and details, a photograph of a R.C.M.P. Garage in Montreal, and photographs of American public buildings assembled by Archibald and his associates, are found in the archive.
"Postcards, n.d." Included is a collection of postcards illustrating Italian and French architecture (exteriors, interiors, and details of buildings) assembled by Archibald and his associates.

La collection comprend des dessins architecturaux témoignant de dix projets réalisés à Montréal par l'architecte John Smith Archibald ainsi que des photographies et des cartes postales réunies par Archibald et ses associés:
"Dessins architecturaux, 1917-1930, 52 dessins." Dix projets sont représentés dans le fonds, notamment des annexes et modifications à l'hôtel Château Laurier d'Ottawa, le Queen's University Athletic Building de Kingston (Ontario) et divers immeubles montréalais comme le Temple maçonnique, l'École technique de Montréal et l'hôtel Windsor.
"Photographies, s.d." Des photos d'architecture italienne et française, notamment des intérieurs, des extérieurs et des détails, une photo d'un garage de la GRC à Montréal et des photos d'immeubles gouvernementaux des États-Unis réunies par Archibald et ses associés.
"Cartes postales, s.d." Une collection de cartes postales illustrant des oeuvres d'architecture italienne et française (extérieurs, intérieurs et détails des immeubles) réunie par Archibald et ses associés.

Archibald, John S., 1872-1934