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Architecture

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 24 Collections and/or Records:

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36 Smith Square, London: construction, 1910-06 - 1919-01

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 1/7
Scope and Contents Papers on McKenna's London house, designed by Edwin Lutyens, including: architectural plans; correspondence on ground rent and land tax; correspondence with Lutyens and contractors on building specifications and budgets; architect's fees; accounts for electrical work; payments to contractors.
Dates: 1910-06 - 1919-01
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Architects, 1930 - 1931

Reference Code: GBR/0014/NBKR 3/8
Scope and Contents Architects Registration Bill.
Dates: 1930 - 1931
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: With the exception of two files which are still closed, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Building Design Magazine: "Winston's World: revisiting Sheppard Robson's Churchill College, Cambridge and an exclusive look at 6A architects' proposed courtyard block", 2009-02

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCRF/120/4/20
Scope and Contents Illustrated article by Peter Davey about the architecture of the college and Møller Centre and 6A Architects' proposals for a new court at Churchill College.
Dates: 2009-02
 Fonds

Charles Cockerell: Drawings for the library and museums of Cambridge

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6630
Dates: 1830-1836
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Churchill College, 1930 - 1968

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CKFT 12
Scope and Contents This series of papers covers a wide range of issues in relation to the founding of the college, and includes photographs.
Dates: 1930 - 1968
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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"Churchill College and the post-war expansion of Higher Education", 2007-10-18

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCRF/118/2/8
Scope and Contents Speaking notes for an illustrated lecture given by Elain Harwood, an architectural historian from English Heritage, about the architect's competition to build Churchill College. Harwood sets the competition for Churchill College in the broader context of buildings for higher education and discusses the organisation of the competition, selection of architects and other work by the competitors. Also includes invitation and covering letter from Sir David Wallace, Master.
Dates: 2007-10-18
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Churchill College Cambridge: The Guide, 2009

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCRF/130/26
Scope and Contents Published by the Development Office for the College's 50th anniversary, the illustrated guide by Mark Goldie is an information resource about the College and contains an account of what is distinctive about Churchill plus a description of the buildings and fabric, works of art on display.
Dates: 2009
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: College publications are open for access.
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David McKenna's house, 1933-11 - 1935-06

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 1/10
Scope and Contents Correspondence and plans for a house for McKenna's son in Ingram Avenue, Hampstead Garden Suburb [London] with correspondents including Sir Edwin Lutyens and John Soutar.
Dates: 1933-11 - 1935-06
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Halnaker House: correspondence, 1936-01 - 1936-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 1/12
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly on constructing a new road and on the lease for McKenna's house in Sussex, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Also includes notes on reducing costs.
Dates: 1936-01 - 1936-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Halnaker House: correspondence, 1940-01 - 1943-03

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 1/16
Scope and Contents Correspondence on subjects including furnishings, the water supply and the gates for McKenna's house in Sussex, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Also includes detailed accounts for furnishings and architect's fees.
Dates: 1940-01 - 1943-03
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Halnaker House: correspondence and plans, 1934-12 - 1935-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 1/11
Scope and Contents Correspondence, mainly with representatives of the Goodwood Estate Company, on building McKenna's house in Sussex, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Also includes a history of the original ruined building, with photographs and a report on its condition; fireplace designs; building plans; estate plans; sketches for a proposed lodge; accounts.
Dates: 1934-12 - 1935-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Halnaker House: paid bills, 1938-01 - 1938-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 1/14
Scope and Contents Correspondence on subjects including bills, the bell turret, wallpapers, the lodge, the terrace, garden and music room of McKenna's house in Sussex, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
Dates: 1938-01 - 1938-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Halnaker House: payments made on Halnaker account, 1939-01 - 1939-12

Reference Code: GBR/0014/MCKN 1/15
Scope and Contents Correspondence on subjects including the bills, lodge gate and drive for McKenna's house in Sussex, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Also includes detailed accounts for curtains, carpets etc, for building works and for the drive.
Dates: 1939-01 - 1939-12
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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'Hellenistic Architecture - The Henry Florence Bursary Report, 1932-1933' by T. Fyfe, 1935-01-26

Reference Code: GBR/1058/COL/11/6/Fyfe/1
Scope and Contents Copy of the Journal of the Royal Institute of British Architects, Volume 42, Third Series, Number 6 including Fyfe's article. He was the first holder of the Florence Bursary.
Dates: Publication: 1935-01-26
 Fonds

Henry Austin Driver and family: Letters and Papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8198
Scope and Contents The collection covers much of H.A. Driver's life and career, although not all aspects and periods are fully illustrated. Other family members are featured, but the papers concerning them tend to be fragmentary and allusive. The collection comprises two boxes. The first holds 24 bundles of letters and papers and two travel journals, all relating to Driver or to members of his family (1-26). The greater part of the family correspondence dates from the second and third decades of the nineteenth...
Dates: 1759-1927
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Original plans for College including Sheppard, Robson & Partners plans, 1959 - 1994

Reference Code: GBR/0014/CCAR/401/2a
Scope and Contents From the Series: Including correspondence, some photographs of building works, and ancillary documents re tendering, contracts and building work
Dates: 1959 - 1994
Conditions Governing Access: From the Sub-Fonds: Access to any files containing plans of buildings currently standing on the College site must first be cleared with the College Archivist.
 Fonds

Ove Arup Oral History Project

Reference Code: GBR/0014/AROH
Scope and Contents Audio tapes and typescript summaries of interviews with architects, engineers and other people who worked with or knew Ove Arup.
Dates: 1995 - 1999
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
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Pencil sketches of church architecture, with copies of epitaphs and other matter in hand of Thomas Blore, 1800 (Circa)

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.3903
Scope and Contents From the Fonds: Pedigrees and other papers relating to Derbyshire and other counties, many being transcripts or extracts from church registers, the Domesday Book and manuscripts in the British Library and Public Record Office. The papers were written or compiled by Thomas Blore, unless otherwise indicated.
Dates: 1800 (Circa)
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Management Group

Plans, architectural and engineering,

Reference Code: GBR/2511/P
Scope and Contents These are flat (or rolled) plans as distinct from those folded and boxed with other documents relating to the relevant building.
Dates: 1885 - 2002
 Fonds

Records of the Cambridge University Victorian Society, 1967 - 1976

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.79
Scope and Contents Much of the manuscript material is in a calligraphic hand, probably that of Gavin Stamp, and has been decorated with scrolls and cartouches.
Dates: 1967 - 1976
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

The Papers of David Roden Buxton

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS.Add.9848
Scope and Contents Includes travel diaries and correspondence with family, friends and colleagues. Also included are numerous photographs and negatives of European churches and architectural features.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1927-08-23 - 1994-07-06
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

The Papers of Sir Ove Arup

Reference Code: GBR/0014/ARUP
Scope and Contents The collection reflects Sir Ove's commitment to his philosophy of "Total design". It was his desire that architects and engineers should work together more closely, so that they could approach the problems of the Built Environment from a united standpoint. The papers fall into 10 sections, and include examples of project work, published articles and architectural plans.
Dates: 1904 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 Fonds

William Milner Fawcett: Architectural Notes and Sketches

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.6233
Scope and Contents Architectural notes and sketches.
Dates: 1886-1899
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Fonds

William Smith (1756-1835) and family correspondence, journals and other papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.7621
Scope and Contents The larger part of the collection dates from the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries, chronicling William Smith's personal and political career, as well as illustrating the lives of his wife Frances and their children. The collection includes letters from Smith's friends, among them Charles James Fox, William Wilberforce and Sir Francis Burdett. The papers also chronicle Smith's time in Paris in 1790, where he witnessed and recorded his reactions to the 14th July celebrations. The...
Dates: 1678-1951
Conditions Governing Access: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

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