Fonds F2289 - R. Bruce Downey fonds

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R. Bruce Downey fonds

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  • 1979-2002 (Creation)
    Downey, R. Bruce

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Physical description

8.2 m of textual records and other material.

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Biographical history

R. Bruce Downey, architect, was born in Kingston in 1952. He received a B.Arch. from Carlton University in 1976 and became a member of the Ontario Association of Architects in 1981. Between 1976 and 1978, Mr, Downey was employed by Wilfred Sorensen, Architect, Kingston. He was employed by Lily Inglis from 1979 to 1981 when he established the firm of R. Bruce Downey Architect. In 1983, he rejoined Mrs. Inglis to establish the firm of Inglis and Downey Architects.

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Scope and content

The fonds consists of client files, architectural drawings, and presentation material relating to the business of R. Bruce Downey Architect. The records relate to projects predominantly in the Kingston area

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Donated by R. Bruce Downey, 2006.


Material is predominantly arranged alphabetically, in accordance with the filing system used by Mr. Downey.

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  • English

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Map 76-Map 95

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Copyright provisions may apply, please consult archivist

Associated materials

Earlier files on many projects can also be found in the Inglis and Downey Architects fonds and in the Lily Inglis fonds.

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Further accruals are expected

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  • Shelf: 1162
  • Map cabinet: Map 76-Map 95