Manuscript Collection MS COLL 00287 2B Annex - James Patrick Hynes Papers

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CA OTUTF MS COLL 00287 2B Annex


James Patrick Hynes Papers


  • 1868-1953 (Creation)

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Manuscript Collection

Extent and medium

1 box (13 cm)

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Biographical history

James Patrick Hynes was a Toronto-born architect who lived and worked in the city. His commissions included: De la Salle Training College, Oak Ridge, and St. Michael's Hospital and several Catholic churches in Toronto. He was prominent in various architects' organizations, including the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (where he served as president), the Ontario Association of Architects, the Architectural League of America, and the Town Planning Association of Ontario.

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Gift from the estate of Arthur Kelly, 1987.

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Scope and content

The collection contains files from the Ontario Association of Architects and the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. It also contains blueprints from Noulan Cauchon, a noted railway engineer and city planner.

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Material may be requested in person at the Fisher Library Reference Desk, or in advance using our online stack retrieval request form:

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  • English

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Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, University of Toronto

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