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Carpentry details

This sub-series consists of a drawing showing carpentry details for a white oak notice board, including cross sections and an elevation.

Chapel Addition

This sub-series consists of 253 drawings outlining the design and construction of the Trinity College Chapel. Many full scale architectural details are included, as are original ink-on-linen architectural drawings. Plans for the Chapel Addition to Trinity College, Toronto by Sir Giles Scott & Son, Architects, London, England and Associate Architects George & Moorhouse, Toronto, Job No. 387, range in date from 1947 when the preliminary drawings were first made by Sir Giles Scott, to 1955 when the final stages of construction were completed by George & Moorhouse. Many drawings bear no date. The plans are found on several formats and materials. The drawings sent from England by Sir Giles Scott & Son are white�prints. The drawings done by Associate Architects George & Moorhouse, Toronto, are linen, tissue, with additional blueprints and photoprints. In many cases, only the blueprint copy has survived at this location. In order to assemble a complete set, in sequence, it has been necessary to include both original drawings and blueprint copies. Preliminary plans for the Proposed Chapel, Trinity College, have been annotated, "Anthonys", possibly W.E. Anthony. George & Moorhouse's stamp for Men's Residence & Dining Hall has been used for Dwg No. U of T 12-115.

Proposed South - East Wing

This sub-series consists of 9 blueprint architectural drawings composed of floor plans and elevations. They were all drawn in the spring of 195 and show a proposed extension wing to the main college building.

Incinerator

This sub-series consists of 2 items detailing the proposed design of an incinerator for Trinity College, to be constructed beneath Body House.

North Wing - East Block

This sub-series consists of 59 items detailing the design and construction of Body House.
The original set of plans (parchment/linen/tissue) became the contract set; it carries the signature of the secretary-bursar of Trinity College, the embossed seals of George & Moorhouse, Architects, and Dickie Construction Company Limited.

West Portion - North Wing Extension

This project included only the first floor elevation of what was to eventually become Seager House. A temporary roof was laid over the Combination Room addition until such date that Seager House was completed. See drawings B1958-1960(02)13 and B1958-1960(02)20 for a clear explanation.
The following architectural drawings carry the embossed seal of the architects, George & Moorhouse, and the stamp and signa�ture of construction company, Anderson-Smythe Limited: Dwg #16, #17, #18, #19, #20, #22. The structural drawings carry the seal of the engineer, C.D. Carruthers, and the embossed seal of the architects, George & Moorhouse; the electrical and mechanical plans carry the stamp and signature of the construction company, Anderson-Smythe Limited. Some drawings have been annotated at a later date by the College architect, Patrick Keenleyside.

War Memorial

This sub-series consists of 6 pencil on tissue architectural drawings outlining the design of a War Memorial, as found in the Trinity College Chapel.

Alterations to Kitchen Department

This sub-series consists of 13 items including pencil on tissue drawings showing floor plans and details of the alterations, as well as engineering drawings (whiteprints) for electrical and mechanical installations.

Fire Alarm Systems, Trinity College

This sub-series contains 27 technical drawings outlining the installation of the fire protection system. These items bear the stamp, "Approved, F. Coakwell, Chief, Fire Department. This approval applies only to fire extinguishing equipment and fire alarm requirements when applicable". Drawings for St. Hilda's College are also included.

Renovations to Trinity College

This sub-series includes 31 items outlining the renovations made to Trinity College. This set consists of a set of drawings of the main building preliminary to the projects which commenced in 1986, as well as a number of drawing for minor alterations to the Trinity College buildings. Many drawings carry annotations by PMK, and have been coloured. Includes small-scale renovations made to the Larkin Building [B1981-1985 (04)]

Renovations to Body and Welch Houses

This sub-series consists of 18 items including the "as built" drawings of the architectural, electrical, and mechanical plans. The drawings bear the stamp, "Govan, Kaminker, Azzalino, Architects, Nov 25, 1986". The architectural plans are Set No. 12, signed by Glenn A.A. Stevenson. Electrical plans were prepared by D. A. Sharkey, R.P.E., and mechanical plans by L. M. Bennett, R.P.E., of McGregor-Allsop Ltd, Consulting Engineers, Markham.

Athletic Field Upgrade

This sub-series consists of 4 printed drawings showing the changes made to Trinity's athletic field, north of the College buildings, and south of Varsity Stadium.

Lift to Strachan Hall

This sub-series consists of a suite of drawings documenting the construction of a lift from the main hall to the Strachan Hall level, and modifications to the Divinity Common Room.

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