Fonds 22 - James Cecil McDougall

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James Cecil McDougall

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CA CAC 22

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  • 1929-1930 (Creation)
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    McDougall, James Cecil, 1886-1959

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(1886-1959)

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The drawings were given to the CAC by Robert Flemming.Two copies of the proposed scheme of development were donated by Kathleen McConnell Laing, and the photographs were given by John Bland.

Les dessins furent remis à la CAC par Robert Flemming. Les photographies furent remises à la CAC par John Bland.

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"Architectural Drawings, 1929-30, 46 drawings." All but one of the drawings documents the design of a house for F. R. Whitall on Sunnyside Avenue in Westmount; the remaining drawing is a perspective of a proposal for the New University Club of Montreal on Redpath Street.
"Photographs, n.d., 1 album" containing 53 large size photographs of interiors and exteriors of private mansions and country houses of Quebec and British Coloumbia, designed by McDougall. Noteworthy are the Currie and McDonald houses in Westmount.
"Architectural Drawings, 1929." The Montreal General Hospital:2 copies: western division proposed scheme of development, central division proposed scheme of development.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1929-1930, 46 dessins." Tous les dessins sauf un se rapportent à une maison commandée par F. R. Whitall, avenue Sunnyside à Westmount; l'autre dessin est une perspective qui faisait partie d'une proposition pour le New University Club de Montréal, rue Redpath.
"Photographies, s.d., 1 album de 53 photographies" illustrant l'intérieur et l'extérieur d'hôtels particuliers et de résidences secondaires du Québec et de la Colombie britannique, conçus par McDougall. On y trouve notamment les maisons Currie et MeDonald à Westmount.

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A native of Trois-Rivières, PQ, James Cecil McDougall (1886-1959) attended McGill University where he received undergraduate degrees in engineering and architecture. During his career he worked as both an architect and an engineer, designing a number of houses, hospitals and university buildings. Among his public commissions, designs for the Montreal General Hospital and the Montreal Children's Hospital are noteworthy, as are his designs for the Redpath Library and additions to the Engineering Building at McGill University. He taught the Professional Practice course at the School of Architecture, McGill University ca. 1943.

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Natif de Trois-Rivières (Québec), James Ceci 1 McDougall (1886-1959) a étudié à l'Université McGill il a reçu des diplômes de premier cycle en génie et en architecture. Au cours de sa carrière, il a exercé à la fois des fonctions d'architecte et d'ingénieur, dessinant plusieurs maisons, hôpitaux et immeubles universitaires. Au nombre des immeubles publics qu'il a réalisés, signalons l'Hôpital Général de Montréal et l'Hôpital de Montréal pour enfants ainsi que la bibliothèque Redpath et les annexes au pavillon de génie de l'Université McGill. Il enseigna le cours ""Professional Practice"" à l'École d'architecture de l'Université McGill circa 1943.

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22

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