Fonds F01418 - William Newlands fonds

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William Newlands fonds

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  • Architectural drawing

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  • 1883-1926 (Creation)
    Newlands, William

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ca. 1200 architectural drawings, ca. 1200 transparencies : col. ; 35 mm

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Biographical history

William Newlands was born in 1853. His career as an architect began in Kingston sometime in 1883. John C. Newlands joined his father as a draughtsman in 1908-09, and by 1910-11 the two had formed a partnership known as William Newlands and Son. William Newlands died in 1926.

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The fonds consists of nearly 1200 drawings, blueprints, and specifications spanning the career of Kingston architect William Newlands, from 1882 until his death in 1926. The subject matter of most of the material is specific to Kingston and all facets of enterprise in Kingston are represented - dwellings, businesses, schools, hospitals, churches, charitable institutions and government institutions.

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Gift of Andrew Connidis, the Royal Bank of Canada and the family of Mr. William Newlands. Financial assistance through Chancellor Richardson Memorial Fund.


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  • English

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Map 11-Map 15
Map 22-Map 29
F3 B1.1 003

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Public domain

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See also Robert Gage fonds, KAD #35 (xi), for design attributed to Newlands. See also J. C. Newlands

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No further accruals are expected

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  • Shelf: V017
  • Map cabinet: Map 11-Map 15
  • Map cabinet: Map 22-Map 29
  • Shelf: F3 B1.1 003