Departmental contracts [multiple media].

  • Record Information – Brief
    Hierarchical level:
    RG11-F-1, RG11M 86703/24, RG11M 84503/3, R182-325-5-E.
    Type of material:
    Architectural & technical drawings, Maps & cartographic material, Textual material
    Found in:
    Archives / Collections and Fonds
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    Place of creation:
    13.4 m of textual records
    ca. 3015 technical drawings
    ca. 3900 architectural drawings
    ca. 100 maps
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    Scope and content:
    Sub-series consists of original departmental contracts, arranged numerically from 1 to 67244 and from C-64-1 to C-67-287.
    Sub-series consists of architectural and engineering drawings and survey plans for various Public Works projects across Canada, part of the Department of Public Works contract files 1 to 67244 and C64-56 to C64-746.

    Finding aid:
    (Paper) Finding aid 11-53 is a handwritten file list relating to volumes 3372-3438, 5154. 11-53

    (Paper) Finding aid 11-56 is a typed index list relating to volumes 3372-3438, 5154. 11-56

    Architectural, technical drawings (Electronic) Please consult lower level descriptions. RG11M 84503/3. (90 Open)

    Architectural, technical drawings (Paper) Finding aid is available in the main reference room. 75 of the items are described in lower level descriptions. RG11M 86703/24. (90 Open)

    Cartographic material (Paper) Finding aid is available in the main reference room. RG11M 86703/24. (90 Open)

    Architectural drawings (Electronic) Finding aid 11-457 is a verified list indicating volume number, file number, file part number, file title and outside dates for volumes 6008 -- 6025. 11-457 (90 Open)

    Additional information:
    General Note:
    Material in RG11M 84503/3 accompanied Dept. of Public Works legal contracts between 1879 and 1964. Drawing taken from GAD contract files found in RG11, series F "legal", vols. 3372-3438. GAD holds two sets of finding aids: A register (vols. 4403-4419) describes each contract from 1 to 27,294. Volumes 4420-4426 is an alphabetical listing by contractor and or place name.

    RG11M 86703/24 includes plans for various public buildings, marine engineering projects for various locations across Canada as well as township maps for various counties in Ontario.

    Records are currently under archival review.
    Source of title:
    Title is based on the contents of the sub-series.
    Custodial history:
    RG11M 84503/3, transferred to the National Map Collection from the Federal Archives Division, RG11, accession 83-84/269 on 7 August 1984. Drawings taken from Government Archives Division (GAD) contract files found in RG11, series F "legal", vols. 3372-3438.

    RG11M 86703/24, transferred from the Dept. of Public Works in Oct. 1986. This material was part of accessions 57 (rev.), 58E (contracts 15500 to 31000) and 59E4 (contracts 31858 to 38732).
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  • Conditions of access:
    Terms of use:
    Copyright belongs to the Crown.
    Architectural, technical drawings: Copyright belongs to the Crown. Credit Library and Archives Canada.
    Cartographic material: Copyright belongs to the Crown. Credit Library and Archives Canada.

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