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University of Toronto Scarborough Library, Archives & Special Collections
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[Hand-drawn plan] [1/3] / unidentified

File includes 1 architectural drawing (floor plan).
Scale: [Not indicated].
Date: n.d.
Description: Hand-drawn plan on graph paper, with an overlay of tracing paper showing further hand-drawn details, possibly showing the library.
Medium/material: Pencil and pencil crayon on paper and tracing paper.
Colour: Grey, purple, orange.
Dimensions (height x width): 43cm x 55cm (overlay: 35.5cm x 42.5cm).
Signature: None.
Inscription: [Identifications and measurements].
Physical condition: Pages strongly folded; tracing paper taped to graph paper, tape deteriorating; tracing paper torn on bottom corners.
Notes: Seems to show the library, but date and author unknown.

Proposed Layouts of Level 6 / Page & Steele and John Andrews, architects

File includes 1 architectural drawing (floor plan).
Scale: 1/8" to 1'-0"
Date: 4 May 1964
Description: Shows side-by-side comparison of the plan for level six of the original building, encompassing the original library, during the first and second phases of construction.
Medium/material: Black ink on paper (copy of hand-drawn original).
Colour: Black.
Dimensions (height x width): 80.5cm x 118cm
Signature: None.
Inscription: Proposed Layouts of Level 6 / Scarborough College - U of T; [some rooms identified, further information included].
Physical condition: Edges and several tears have been tape; further tears in bottom right-hand corner; some staining on verso; some darkening at edges.
Notes: None.

Proposed Layouts of Level 5 / Page & Steele and John Andrews, architects

File includes 1 architectural drawing (floor plan).
Scale: 1/8" to 1'-0"
Date: 4 May 1964
Description: Shows side-by-side comparison of the plan for level five of the original building, encompassing the original library, during the first and second phases of construction.
Medium/material: Black ink on paper (copy of hand-drawn original).
Colour: Black.
Dimensions (height x width): 80.5cm x 118cm
Signature: None.
Inscription: Proposed Layouts of Level 5 / Scarborough College - U of T; [some rooms identified, further information included].
Physical condition: Edges and several tears have been taped; some darkening at edges.
Notes: None.

Topographic Survey of Part of Scarborough Campus / Speight, Van Nostrand & Gibson Limited, surveyors

File includes 1 survey (topographic survey).
Scale: 1:200
Date: 2 November 2001.
Description: Topographic survey of the campus area to the east of the current Academic Resource Centre.
Medium/material: Black ink on paper.
Colour: Black.
Dimensions (height x width): 86.5cm x 119.5cm.
Signature: None.
Inscription: Topographic Survey of Part of Scarborough Campus, University of Toronto, City of Toronto (formerly City of Scarborough).
Physical condition: Good.
Notes: None. Located in Map Drawer 2.

Plan of Survey with Topography of Part of Lots 9 and 10 Concession 1 / Speight, Van Nostrand & Gibson Limited, surveyors

File includes 1 survey (topographic survey).
Scale: Met. 1 = 0.6.
Date: 19 December 2001.
Description: Topographic survey of the campus land, including the proposed Academic Resource Centre.
Medium/material: Black ink on paper.
Colour: Black.
Dimensions (height x width): 148cm x 84.5cm.
Signature: None.
Inscription: Note: Plan of Survey with Topography of Part of Lots 9 and 10, Concession 1 (Geographic Township of Scarborough) City of Scarborough, Municipality of Metropolitan Toronto / [further notes and identification labels].
Physical condition: Minor yellowing at edges.
Notes: Survey originally completed on 5 October 1995. Located in Map Drawer 2.

Furniture Layout - Final / University of Toronto Physical Plant Department

File includes 1 architectural drawing (floor plan).
Scale: 1:100.
Date: 20 January 1982.
Description: Plan of the furniture layout for the library addition, heavily annotated with area designations.
Medium/material: Blueprint, black ink, pencil, and felt tip on paper.
Colour: Blue, black, red, green, orange, yellow. Dimensions (height x width): 76.5cm x 102cm. Signature: None.
Inscription: As per request dated Sept. 25/81 from J. Ball / University of Toronto Physical Plant Department 215 Huron Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 / Furniture Layout - Final Jan 20th '82 / Building: Scarborough Library.
Physical condition: Darkening and wear at edges and folds; tearing at edges; addendum has been taped on with sellotape, edges very worn.
Notes: None. Located in Map Drawer 2.

Furniture Layout [2/2] / University of Toronto Physical Plant Department

File includes 1 architectural drawing (floor plan).
Scale: 1:100.
Date: 30 September 1981.
Description: Plan for furniture layout of the library addition, provided to head librarian John Ball.
Medium/material: Blueprint, black ink, felt tip, and pencil on paper.
Colour: Blue, black, red, green, yellow. Dimensions (height x width): 77cm x 102cm. Signature: None.
Inscription: As per request dated Sept. 25/81 from J. Ball / University of Toronto Physical Plant Department 215 Huron Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 / Furniture Layout / Building: Scarborough Library.
Physical condition: Darkening at folds and edges; some tearing at edges.
Notes: None. Located in Map Drawer 2.

Furniture Layout [1/2] / University of Toronto Physical Plant Department

File includes 1 architectural drawing (floor plan).
Scale: 1:100.
Date: 30 September 1981.
Description: Plan for the furniture layout of the library addition, provided to head librarian John Ball.
Medium/material: Blueprint and pencil on paper.
Colour: Blue.
Dimensions (height x width): 76cm x 101.5cm.
Signature: None.
Inscription: As per request dated Sept. 25/81 from J. Ball / University of Toronto Physical Plant Department 215 Huron Street, Toronto, Ontario M5S 1A1 / Furniture Layout / Building: Scarborough Library.
Physical condition: Darkening and wear along edges and folds; some tearing along edges.
Notes: None. Located in Map Drawer 2.

Electrical Floor Plan Level 2 Power and Details / DFA Engineering Limited

File includes 1 architectural drawing (floor plan).
Scale: 1:100.
Date: 3 April 1981.
Description: Plan and detail drawings of the electrical layout for the second level of the Scarborough College Library addition. Medium/material: Blueprint, pencil, and red ink on paper.
Colour: Blue, red.
Dimensions (height x width): 85cm x 119cm.
Signature: None.
Inscription: Project Name: University of Toronto Scarborough College Library Addition / Drawing Title:Electrical Floor Plan Level 2 Power and Details / [room identification].
Physical condition: Darkening along edges and folds.
Notes: None. Located in Map Drawer 2.

Stage 1 1965 / John Andrews, architect

File includes 1 architectural drawing (site plan).
Scale: 1" to 200'.
Date: Sept. 17 1963
Description: Plan of two laboratory types for Scarborough College.
Medium/material: Black ink, blueprint, felt tip marker and pencil on paper (blueprint with hand-drawn additions).
Colour: Black, red, blue, green.
Dimensions (height x width): 55.5cm x 108.5cm.
Signature: Architect's name handwritten by title (two instances). Inscription: Stage 1 1965 by John Andrews; [building identification].
Physical condition: Bueprinting very faded; felt tip faded; edges have been taped.
Notes: None.

Library Equipment Layout Mezzanine and Level 2 / DFA Engineering Limited

File includes 1 architectural drawing (floor plan).
Scale: 1=100.
Date: 23 February 1981.
Description: Plan showing the layout of library equipment in the mezzanine and on the second level of the proposed library addition.
Medium/material: Blueprint and pencil on paper.
Colour: Blue.
Dimensions (height x width): 84cm x 119.5 cm.
Signature: None.
Inscription: Project Name: Scarborough College Library Addition / Drawing Title: Library Equipment Layout Mezzanine & Level 3; [legend and room identification].
Physical condition: Significant darkening and wear at edges and on folds.
Notes: None. Located in Map Drawer 2.

Remote storage

File contains one copy of the photograph, showing the house used for remote storage of library books. Verso includes a note that reads: "Late 1970s. Part of display proposal for new (Bladen) Library".

Subterranean storage

File contains one copy of the photograph, showing a truck delivering books to the off-site library storage facility. Verso includes a note that reads: "Late 1970s. Part of display proposal for new (Bladen) Library".

Ad-hoc study space [1/2]

File contains one copy of the photograph, showing students studying in temporary carrels set up in the H-Wing. Verso includes a note that reads: "Lack of Library space. 1970s. Part of display proposal for new (Bladen) Library".

Ad-hoc study space [1/2]

File contains one copy of the photograph, showing students studying in temporary carrels set up in the H-Wing. Verso includes a note that reads: "Late 1970s. Part of display proposal for new (Bladen) Library".

Thin Is In!

File contains one copy of the photograph, showing cramped conditions in the stacks of the old library. Verso includes a note that reads: "part of display proposal for new (Bladen) Library. Lack of library shelf space. 1970s."

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