Fonds uofa-743 - Cecil Scott Burgess fonds

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Cecil Scott Burgess fonds

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CA UOFA uofa-743

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150 cm of textual records and other materials.

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Architect, 1870-1971. Born in Scotland and educated in Scotland and England, Mr. Burgess came to Canada in 1903. He was the resident architectural consultant to the University from 1913 to 1940, as well as professor of architecture. He supervised the construction of the Arts and Medical Sciences Buildings and designed and supervised the construction of Pembina Hall. He served as a member of the Town Planning Commission of the City of Edmonton, 1929-1949. In 1958 he received an honorary degree from the University of Alberta.

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Fonds consists of these series: I Art portfolios (1891-1946). II Blueprints (1927). University of Alberta Varsity Rink. III Correspondence (1907-1968). Mainly business and professional matters. IV Drawings (1896-1953). Includes sketches and tracings, mainly of University of Alberta buildings, and St. Aidan's College. V Lectures and talks (1908-1951). Relates mainly to art; architecture; history; town planning; the military. VI Maps (1933-1953). Relates mainly to Edmonton. VII Memoirs (1969). Interview by James M. Parker, recorded on one sound tape cassette. VIII Notebooks [18þ - 19þ]. IX Paintings [18þ - 19þ]. X Photographs (1914-1931). Relates mainly to buildings (ca. 70 images). XI Postcards [18þ - 19þ]. Used for reference in art and architecture classes. XII Printed and published material (1952- 1958). XIII Reports (1942-1958). XIV Subject files (1914-1949). Includes correspondence; notes.

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Fonds includes 76 architectural drawings of various sizes created and collected by Cecil Scott Burgess, 4 paintings, and ca. 250 photographs.

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Donated to the University of Alberta Archives by Cecil Scott Burgess in 1968 and 1971.

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Record No. 71-213<br><br>

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