Subfonds 02 - Traquair and Bland

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Traquair and Bland

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CA CAC 45-02

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Originally deposited in the Redpath Library by Traquair in 1939.

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"Architectural Drawings, 1905-72, 1,170 drawings." Measured drawings and sketches by Ramsay Traquair and his students, recipients of PQAA scholarships and students of Professor John Bland of McGill University's School of Architecture document historic architecture in Canada, primarily in the province of Quebec.
"Architectural Photographs, nineteenth century-1975, 7,922 photographs in online database." Photographs taken by Edgar Gariépy, Livernois Ltd., M. E. Massicotte, Antoine Gordon Neilson, the Notman Company and Ramsay Traquair document historic architecture in Canada, primarily in the province of Quebec. The photographs include photographs of prints, of postcards, and of other photographs as well as photographs of buildings.
"Photographs of Quebec silver, 1919-44, 640 photographs." Photographs taken by Edgar Gariépy, Livernois Ltd., M. E. Massicotte, Antoine Gordon Neilson, the Notman Company and Ramsay Traquair document historic Quebec silver artifacts, primarily for ecclesiastical use but also for domestic use.
"Glass slides, 1203" For the most part, they deal with Canadian architecture and planning as well as general ornamentation and decoration and were produced for Traquair’s and Nobb’s courses in the school of Architecture.

"Dessins architecturaux, 1905-1972, 1170 dessins." Relevés et esquisses réalisés par Ramsay Traquair et ses étudiants, par des boursiers de l'AAPQ et par des étudiants du professeur John Bland de 1 École d'architecture de l'Université McGill. Ces dessins rendent compte de l'architecture historique du Canada et plus particulièrement de la province de Québec.
"Photos architecturales, dix-neuvième siècle-1975, 7922 photos." Des photos prises par Edgar Gariépy, Livernois Ltd, M. E. Massicotte, Antoine Gordon Neilson, la société Notman et Ramsay Traquair témoignent de l'architecture historique du Canada et plus particulièrement de celle de la province de Québec. Signalons notamment des photos de gravures, de cartes postales et d'autres photos de même que des photos d'immeubles.
"Photographies d'argenterie québécoise, 1919-1944, 640 photos". Des photos prises par Edgar Gariépy, Livernois Ltd, M. E. Massicotte, Antoine Gordon Neilson, la société Notman et Ramsay Traquair rendent compte de l'argenterie historique québécoise, surtout d'usage ecclésiastique mais aussi d'usage domestique.

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Ramsay Traquair, CAC 45;
John Bland, CAC 41.04;
Ramsay Traquair Digital Archive;
John Bland Digital Archive

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Measured drawings and sketches by Ramsay Traquair (1874-1952) and his students; measured drawings and sketches by recipients of the Province of Quebec Association of Architects' (PQAA) scholarships; measured drawings by students of John Bland (b. 1911); photographs of Canadian architecture, especially of Quebec architecture; and photographs of Quebec silver are found in the archives of the CAC.

For further information see the CAC's publication, Ramsay Traquair and His Successors: A Guide to the Archive=Ramsay Traquair et ses successeurs: Guide du fonds. 2 Vols. Montreal: Canadian Architecture Collection, Blackader-Lauterman Library of Architecture and Art, McGill University, 1987.

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Relevés et esquisses réalisés par Ramsay Traquair (1874-1952) et ses étudiants; relevés et esquisses réalisés par des boursiers de l'Association des architectes de la province de Québec (AAPQ); relevés réalisés par des étudiants de John Bland (né en 1911); photos d'architecture canadienne et surtout d'architecture québécoise; photos d'argenterie québécoise.

Pour plus de renseignements, voir la publication de la CAC intitulée Ramsay Traquair and his Successors: A Guide to the Archive = Ramsay Traquair et ses successeurs: Guide du fonds, 2 volumes, Montréal :Collection d'architecture canadienne, Bibliothèque Blackader-Lauterman d'architecture et d'art, Université McGill, 1987.

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