North and Central America

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1000001 Map of North and Central America

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Montreal, Le 2000 Peel

Artist's conception of the office complex at the corner of Peel Street and Maisonneuve Boulevard. The building was designed to be the world headquarters of the International Air Transportation Association.

Vancouver, John Grinnell residence

Folder contains 3 b&w photographs of the John Grinnell Residence of Vancouver, B.C. The residence was the 1964 Massey award.The architecture firm responsible for the project was Thompson, Berwick, Pratt & Partners, Architects, Engineers, Planners.

Pullan, Selwyn

Surrey, Ladner Mall

Folder contains an architectural rendering of the Ladner Mall in Ladner, B.C. The architecture firm responsible for the project was Thompson, Berwick & Pratt.

Canadian Architect

Portrait of Mother and Ernie

Item is a white card with black letterpress at bottom edge, "AYERS/ YARMOUTH". Photograph is a portrait of a woman and child in front of a painted landscape backdrop. The woman holds an umbrella and stands behind a wooden fence while her son leans against the fence from the front side. He wears a velvet suit with knee-high striped stockings. On verso, at centre in black letterpress, "THOMAS AYERS/ PHOTOGRAPHIC STUDIO/ 3, Clarence Place Regent Rd/ YARMOUTH." Handwritten in black ink across the verso, "Mother & Ernie 1872/ viewed it in America/ on the 3rd of Oct./ 1872/ While I stray from/ home in life's rough/ way Oh teach me from/ my heart to say".

Thomas Ayers

Scanned architectural drawings of the Toronto Normal School

Scans of architectural drawings taken from the Archives of Ontario in 1984 for Ryerson's Bicentennial display project. Images show various external and internal views of the Normal School building. This file includes printout from Archives of Ontario explaining their collection.

Portrait of two women

Item is a grey card with embossed scroll decoration around an oval photograph of two women in front of a studio backdrop with abstracted plants and a window (probably meant to resemble a conservatory). At bottom left, gold embossed text "STEWART'S STUDIO/ WEST BADEN SPRINGS/ IND."

Stewart's Studio

Portrait of a young man with white tie

Item is a portrait photograph on a post card backing, with the back delineated for text and address: "POST CARD/ CORRESPONDENCE" and "ADDRESS ONLY". Along left side, printed sideways, "Post Cards made from any Photo by STANTON PHOTO NOVELTY CO./ Springfield, Ohio". Photograph fills entire front of card, with image printed in oval shape. Very dark suit and background make the white tie and the sitter's face stand out.

Stanton Photo Novelty Co.

[Portrait of Frank Sinatra]

Item is a studio portrait of man wearing white jacket and dark pants, no tie. Possible copy print of existing print. Recto inscription on negative or original print: "To a swell 580 member, fondly, Sinatra." Verso ink stamp: "This portrait through courtesy of A. Gilbert Studios, Toronto."

A. Gilbert Studios

Portrait of a bride

Item consists of a cream coloured card with thin gold border and grey text embossed at the bottom right, "Simpson Bros/ 357 YONGE/ Toronto." Photograph shows a young woman in white dress with veil and holding a bouquet of roses. She stands in profile, her head bowed a bit towards the flowers in her hands. On verso, handwritten in pencil, "2.50".

Simpson Brothers

Yorkvillism

Yorkvillism is a book created by Ryerson University, Lifetime Developments and the Toronto Star. Book features photographs by Ryerson Image Arts students Eriver Hijano, Arthur Mola, Renee Mun, Andrew B. Myers, Eugen Sakhnenko, and Andrew Williamson. Book was created to highlight Yorkville and was a juried competition - with Arthur Mola as the winner, runner up Andrew Williamson, and honourable mention to Andrew B. Myers.

Lifetime Developments

Vancouver, Courthouse

The provincial law courts are housed in a building designed by well known architect Arthur Erickson who created a building with an incredibly massive glass roof. From the aerial view you can also see the equally large reflecting pond that stretches out above Smythe St. Many of the lawyers and judges have lunch at the restaurant that looks out over this water feature and is open to the general public.
Folder also includes a photographic print of the Habitat Pavilion from June 1980 issue of Canadian Architect magazine. The project received an honour award and was built by Arthur Erikson Architects. The owner of the building is the Government of Canada.

Scott, Simon

Montreal, Expo 67, Habitat 67

Before and after construction views of Habitat. Interior views show examples of dwellings. Views at land and aerial level. Example of living and dining areas of one of ther unit by Francisco Furniture Ltd. Photographs of architect drawings and a shot of a model for Habitat.

Jowett, Henry Roger

[Four Christian monks]

Item is a cabinet card portrait featuring four monks, two seated with two standing behind in a photography studio. The card is greyish blue in colour, and the photographer's stamp on the verso reads: "PHOTOGRAPHERS, / ROMASZKIEWICZ / 1017 BROADWAY, / BUFFALO, N.Y.".

Romaszkiewicz

Portrait of a woman

Item is a cream card with an oval photograph bordered by an embossed floral design. At the bottom right of card, embossed in gold, "Quarrington/ 1336 QUEEN ST. WEST./ TORONTO." Photograph shows a woman in high collared velvet and embroidered dress with earrings.

Quarrington, Joseph F.

Bowen Island, residence

This folder consists of photographs of the Bowen Island residence. Situated on two acres of a rocky island near Vancouver, the house consists of four connecting pavilions, design to give privacy to the owners while accommodating servants, guests and grandchildren. The design is Massey Medal winner of 1965. The review article was published in Canadian Architect in February 1965, p. 55. There are some B&W photos and a drawing plan of the residence.

Pullan, Selwyn

Vancouver, Beaton residence

Folder consists of 4 black and white photographs of the Beaton Residence located in West Vancouver, B.C in
September 1971. The architect on the project was Arthur Mudry.

Pullan, Selwyn

Montreal, La Cour Notre Dame

Photographs of the exterior of the building showing the historic facade and renovated courtyard, as well as interior shots of typical rooms in the apartments. Part of a renovation project begun in 1985.

Studio K-3

Montreal, Expo 67, Man Pavilions

Construction views and one view of a finished interior, showing the 1967 theme pavilions Man the Explorer and Man the Producer. The various other Man-themed pavilions (not represented in the collection) included: Man in the Community, Man the Provider, Man and his Health, and Man the Creator.

Plywood Manufacturers of B.C.

Portrait of man and woman

Item is a green cabinet card with gold box at bottom edge of card and the text, "Perkins/ 293 YONGE STREET/ TORONTO." Photograph shows a man and woman standing next to a tall, thin table. The woman holds a card in her right hand. The mean wears a dark coat and waist coat with pinstriped trousers. The woman wears a plain dress with fabric gathered over the bustle in the back.

Perkins, Thomas E.

Laval, Papineau house

Photograph of the interior of the house. Owned by Andre Benjamin Papineau. Federal heritage building; art gallery. House was build for Montreal architect Andre Benjamin Papineau is located on a river edge. Materials of the house; fieldstone, red cider. Furniture designed be Papineau, except chairs.

Samulewitz, Hans

Avoca Apartments

Building located at 10 Avoca Ave in Summerhill neighbourhood of Toronto, Canada. File contains 3 photographs and 1 typed note describing the apartment development: 2 exterior views of the two residential towers and 1 interior view. Stamped by the photographer: Panda photography, and one of the prints is also stamped with the Canadian Housing Design Council logo.

Panda/Croydon Associates

44-46 Castle Frank road, Toronto

Photograph of a series of semi-detached houses. A piece of paper taped on the back of the photograph gives the location, designer, owner and the award decision from the Canadian Housing Design Council in Ottawa: National Design Award 1969. The photographer's stamp gives the studio as: N. & H. Studio.

N. & H. Studio

Montreal, Place Bonaventure

Photographs of building under construction, different views of exterior, terrace, swimming pool. Photographs of architectural model, illustrations of the building. Eight photographs of Concordia Hall including under construction and development views. Aerial view.

Jowett, H.R.

"Cascade" at Hart House

File contains photographs depicting an installation within the interior of Hart House. The art piece is composed of folded metal sheets bolted together, and hangs from the ceiling.

Burley, Robert

Westmount Square

Exterior view of office buildings within Westmount Square, Montréal. The four buildings, two of which are residential, were designed by architect Ludwig Mies van der Rohe. The complex opened on December 13, 1967. (www.wikipedia)

Jowett, H.R.

Various flattened film packages

Flattened box for Hawk-eye 124 film, 6 exposures. Designed for No. 3 Bull's Eye Kodak and No. 3 Brownie cameras. ca. 1908-1913. The second box contained Allied Photo-Pan Black and White Panchromatic 126 film, 12 exposures. The package is stamped with a process-before date of Dec 1969. The third package contained Kodak Autographic 116 film, 12 exposures for the No. 1A Autographic camera. The package is printed in English, Spanish and German. The date handwritten in pen is given as 1916.

Eastman Kodak Company

St. Lawrence neighbourhood, Toronto - MISSING

Aerial views of the St. Lawrence neighbourhood, a group of townhouses clustered around interior loop roads buffered from adjacent traffic arteries by higher density apartments containing street level retail arcades and with a linear promenade park strip along its entire length. The images were reproduced in an article on the St. Lawrence neighbourhood in the June 1981 issue of Canadian Architect magazine.

[Portrait of Art Lund]

Item is a studio headshot with white border. Depicts a man in suit jacket and tie with slicked-back hair. Recto ink stamp: "Art Lund." Verso ink stamp "This portrait through courtesy of A. Gilbert Studios, Toronto."

A. Gilbert Studios

Portrait of a deck hand

Item consists of a black card with rectangular photograph surrounded by plain, embossed border and text in silver at the bottom right, "Lord Photo. Co/ 386 1/2 YONGE ST./ TORONTO. CANADA." Photograph shows a man in double-breasted suit jacket, seated in an upholstered chair, wearing a hat that reads "DECKMAN". He holds a curled piece of paper in his right hand.

Lord Photo Co.

Vancouver, Canada Place

Canada Place, [Expo '86] is title of the article published in Canadian Architect in 1986 July, v.31, no.7, p.20-32. Article included aerial photo., site plans, photos., maps. Canada Place, situated on the downtown waterfront of Vancouver, British Columbia, opened in 1986 as the Canada Pavilion at Expo 86. It was later converted into the Vancouver Trade & Convention Centre. The theme of Canada Place is nautical. The building adorns the downtown waterfront with a superstructure resembling a large ocean vessel, a powerful prow thrusting into the harbour and a roof line of five white sails.

Lenscape Incorporated

Portrait of a man

Item consists of a black card with oval photograph surrounded by an embossed floral border. At the bottom right embossed in silver, "C.A. Lee/ LISTOWEL,/ Canada." The photograph is a portrait of a young man in suit and tie.

Lee, Charles A.

[Portrait of Stan Kenton]

Item is a studio headshot with white border. It depicts man wearing suit jacket and tie, with hands clasped. Verso ink stamps: "Stan Kenton" and "This portrait through courtesy of A. Gilbert Studios, Toronto."

A. Gilbert Studios

Men assembled

Item consists of an oval photograph mounted on a black, textured card with the words "J. L. Barnes/ 149 DALHOUSIE ST./ BRANTFORD, ONT." embossed at the bottom right. Photograph shows a row of men seated, the one in the centre on a high backed gothic style chair, and a second row of men standing behind them.

J. L. Barnes

Sunbeam Minx (car sub-series)

Glossy gsp with white border. Car in studio with woman is depicted. Recto caption, bottom right: "Herb Nott and Co Ltd" Recto inscription in black ink, bottom left: "2." Verso Purple ink stamp, centre: "Herb Nott & Co. Ltd. 263 Davenport Rd. Toronto 5, Canada WA. 5-3177, Re-order No. 64-2303-1" Verso pencil inscriptions- top right: "55/mm-Feb"; centre: "2701/2 picas"; bottom left: "Rootes Motors Sunbeam Deluxe Sedan"; bototm right: "$10," "440," "49." Verso also has cropping lines in pencil.

Vancouver, Bayshore apartments

Folder consists of 4 photographic prints of the outside of the Bayshore Apartment complex. The building is attributed to Henriquez and Partners Architects, 322 Water Street, Vancouver, B.C.

Otte, Gary

Winnipeg, Green Blankstein Russell office

Picture shows a tree being transported to the front yard of the offices at 222 Osborne Street in North Winnipeg. A second picture shows the interior of the office space, with desk, tyepwriter, telephone and plant in foreground.

Phillips-Gutkin and Associates Ltd.

Toronto Eaton shoping center

View of the model, details of exterior and interior of the constructed building. Aerial views of the center. Total retail floor area 159,979.0 m2. It has five floors and fist was opened in 1977

Crang & Boake Inc.

Rogers Centre (SkyDome)

Photographs of the architect's model and illustrations for the SkyDome, a covered convertible dome over a baseball field and entertainment stadium. Artist's illustrations of proposed designs from The Webb Zerafa Menkes Housdon Partnership and The Robbie/Adjeleian/Norr Consortium. Later photographs show the construction of the dome, and an aerial view of hte site. The building was renamed the Rogers Centre in 2005.

Lenscape Incorporated

Metropolitan Toronto Convention Centre

Interior and exterior views during construction and after completion. Construction view printed in Nov 1983 issue of Canadian Architect magazine, while full article was published in Nov 1984. An interior view of mezzanine was used as the cover image for that 1984 issue as well.

Burndy Canada Ltd. office & plant : Scarborough

The industrial building and offices has a steel frame, bolted in the factory area, and bolted and welded in the office area. The curtain wall of windows in the office area is accented by exposed exterior columns. This architectural detail (the columns) was originally developed by the architects for a school building, to aid in the addition of a second storey. The building has concrete floors throughout and a steel roof deck.

Canadian Architect

British American Oil Company Ltd., Ontario Division

Exterior views of the main Ontario Division Building office located at 800 Bay Street in Toronto. A Toronto Dominion branch bank is located on the main floor of the building, with a sign visible in one of the photographs. Interior view with workers seated at rows of desks.

B-A Oil Photo

Edison Mazda Photoflash bulb

G.E. Edison Mazda Photoflash Lamp with foil interior in original packaging. Package is stamped along a side edge "FEB 1937-A".

Canadian General Electric Company

RCAF WWII album

Blue cover with gold embossed letters- "Scrap Book." Bound with black string. White pages, photographs mounted photo corners or glue. Notation in black ink. Photographs are snapshots of people in front of buildings, street scenes, houses, streetcars, a transmitter station, soldiers, air force, Bolton Abbey, Bernard Castle, and other sites.
Other materials include a postcard of Robbins Drug Store in New Brunswick, five telegrams from Allan Jackson, four newspaper articles about wireless operators, three articles about women entering the Royal Canadian Air Force, a booklet from Westminster Abbey entitled "Westminster Memories," and eleven small souvenir picture cards featuring different interiors, a brochure called "What's on and Where to Go in Glasgow," a pamphlet about the Castle of Edinburgh, a letter from Allan Jackson to his wife Mrs. G.A. Jackson in Montreal, a map of London, a London Underground map, two London transport day tickets, and several pamphlets from various sites in London.

[liquid oxygen truck]

glass covered slide, silver mat, red taped edges. Depicts tanker truck in front of building. Back of truck reads "Liquid Oxygen produced by Canadian Liquid Air Company" Building sign reads "Canadian Liquid Air Co Ltd."

Judith Gillis fonds

  • F 504
  • Fonds
  • 1991

Fonds consists of a report and training manual authored by Gillis.

Gillis, Judith

Barry Lord fonds

  • F 260
  • Fonds
  • 1974

Fonds consists of a book authored by Lord.

Lord, Barry

Teaching Learning Network (TLN) Productions - DVDs

This file contains 7 DVDs containing digital transfers of the footage contained on the tapes in F 2010.005.01 The DVDs feature scenics and stock footage of various Canadian tourist destinations:

Trois Rivieres Quebec
Banff Springs
Gananoque Boat Lines
Minolta Tower
Quebec
Canadian RR Alberta
Chateat [sic] Lake Louise (Chateau Lake Louise), CP RR

Teaching Learning Network (TLN) Productions - videotapes

This file contains 25 betacam and betacam SP videocassettes. The tapes feature scenics and stock footage of various Canadian tourist destinations:

Discover America: Minolta Tower CTR Niagara Falls Tape #1
Discover America: Minolta Tower CTR Niagara Falls Tape #2
Discover America: Minolta Tower CTR Niagara Falls Tape #3
Discover America: Gananoque Boat Lines tape #1
Discover America: Gananoque Boat Lines tape #2
Discover America: Gananoque Boat Lines tape #3
Discover America: Gananoque Boat Lines tape #4
Canadian Pacific Hotels Lake Louise tape #1
Canadian Pacific Hotels Lake Louise tape #2
Canadian Pacific Resorts Chateau Lake Louise & Aerials Show #2
Banff Springs Hotel Canadian Pacific Hotels tape #1
Banff Springs Hotel Canadian Pacific Hotels tape #2
Banff Springs Hotel Canadian Pacific Hotels tape #3
Discover America Michelin Tour Guides Quebec tape #1
Discover America Michelin Tour Guides Quebec tape #2
Discover America Michelin Tour Guides Quebec tape #3
Discover America Michelin Tour Guides Quebec tape #4
Discover America Michelin Tour Guides Quebec tape #5
Trois Rivieres tape #1
Trois Rivieres Quebec tape #2
Trois Rivieres Quebec tape #3
Trois Rivieres Quebec tape #4
Lachine Rapids Quebec
Teaching Learning Network Discover America '92 Show #915 Grand Canadian Railroad, Rocky Mountaineer Railtours
Teaching Learning Network Discover America '92 Show #907 Alberta Tourism

Canada album

Black cover album with black pages bound by black braided string. The word "Photographs" is embosed on front cover in gold lettering. Photographs held in with black photo corners.

Photographs are mostly family snapshots, on the beach, at home, having a picnic and by the lake; some include domestic animals. Some photographs taken Ottawa, and Niagara Falls, and at Balboa Island, California, among other destinations.

Photo stores include Thompson's Camera and Art Store.
Date on the back of a loose photograph says "Apr. / 30".

Canada, Captain's Portrait

Four images on either side of cardboard mount. Two photomechanical images of mountain views in Canada. One photomechanical image of seals on rocks and one albumen portrait of an unidentified captain. Inscription in blue ink reads, 'Canada'. Inscription in pencil reads, 'SITA $100' and 'Notman'

Portrait of John Helms

Item is a green cabinet card with white embossed design of wreath and ribbon at bottom, with text "BROWN/ STERLING, ILL." and a design at centre with the letters "E" "B" and "C" intertwined. Photograph is a portrait of a man with wide silk tie and a high collar pressed back into "wings". On verso, handwritten in blue ink, "John Helms".

Brown

Portrait of Roy Hoak

Item consists of a cream coloured cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom. At the left the text "Brown" is surrounded by a design of artist's palette and brushes. On the right, "STERLING, ILL./ 10 EAST THIRD ST." Photograph is a portrait of a young man in high starched collar with a vertical stripe and a floral embroidered ascot. He wears an open jacket and waistcoat. On verso, handwritten in blue ink, "Roy Hoak".

Brown

Portrait of Albert Johnson

Item is a white cabinet card with gold letterpress at bottom. At the left the text "Brown" is surrounded by a design of artist's palette and brushes. On the right, "STERLING, ILL./ 10 EAST THIRD ST." Photograph is a portrait of a young man in high starched collar pressed back into 'wings' with a striped bowtie. He wears an open jacket and waistcoat. On verso, handwritten in blue ink, "Albert Johnson".

Brown

Portrait of Herman Sterling

Item is a white cabinet card with embossed edging and embossed text at bottom, "Brown" and "STERLING, ILL./ 10 EAST THIRD ST." The name Brown is placed within a decorative artist's palette and brushes design. Photograph is a of an older man with long moustache and simply wool suitcoat and striped tie. On verso, handwritten in blue ink, "Herman Sterling uncle of/ Mazie(?) Shepard".

Brown

Carte de visite and tintype album

Brown leather cover and metal clasp; back cover's part of the clasp is missing. Front cover detached; missing spine; binding broken in several places. White pages with two window openings on each side, with gold borders. Pages have gilded edges. Several tintypes have hand colouring.

Photographs consist of portraits. Many photographs missing.

Photo studios include: Richardson in Brooklyn, E.D.; Chas Weiffle Photographer, N.J.

The Volunteer's Vision

albumen print of painting, mounted on card. Depicts soldier surrounded by family in clouds. Group of men watch from a distance. Recto caption: "The volunteer's vision. The pledged we the wine cup and fondly swore / from my home and my weeping friends never to part / my little ones kissed me a thousand times o'er / my wife sobbed aloud in her fulness of heart. Lith. and Pub. by J.H. Bufford, 313 Wash. St. Boston. Bufford's print, Soule photo. Entered according to act of congress, in the year 1862, by J.H. Bufford in the clerk's office, of the district court for the district of Massachusetts. Bufford's publishing house, 313 Washington St. Boston Mass."

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