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SUBMITTAL INFORMATION:

Submitted By
Judy Silverman
Your Email Address
jsilverm at cca.qc.ca
Institution Name/Parent Organization
Centre Canadien d'Architecture/Canadian Centre for Architecture
Department Name
Library

INSTITUTIONAL INFORMATION:

Institutional/Departmental Overview
Rich in rare books and special collections, the Library is dedicated to the literature of architecture in its broadest sense, including its professional history, its formal and theoretical elements and its relationship to the main currents of intellectual history. Its collections seek to document the history of architectural discourse and to promote scholarship and research in architectural history and theory; they aim to be as comprehensive as possible in scholarly, theoretical works while also focusing on a variety of special subject areas.


Institution Type 1
Research Center/Institution
Institution Type 2
Museum
Institution Type Other
Mailing Name
Centre Canadien d'Architecture
Physical Address
1920 rue Baile
Mailing Address
1920 rue Baile
City
Montreal
State
Province
Quebec
Zipcode
H3H 2S6
Country
Canada
Contact
Judy Silverman
Position
Head, Collection Cataloguing
Email
jsilverm at cca.qc.ca
Telephone
514.939.7000
Institutional Website
www.cca.qc.ca
Library Catalog Website
http://www3.cca.qc.ca/ipac20/ipac.jsp?profile=cca&lang=eng#focus
Webpage Dedicated to Artist Files
p://www3.cca.qc.ca/biblio/Horizon/HIP/doss_doc_eng.htm

COLLECTION INFORMATION:

General Descripton of Artist Files Collection
The vertical file collection, begun in 1985, includes ephemeral material such as exhibition announcements and invitations, as well as photocopies of newspaper clippings relating to architecture, principally from the Montréal newspapers and the New York Times. Comprises over 2,550 files on individual architects, extensive files relating to Montréal and files on many architecture-related subjects covered in the popular press.

Collection Size (check all that apply):

Feet
No
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Meters
No
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Number of files
No
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Number of cabinets
No
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Organizational Structure (check all that apply):

Organizational Structure 1
Alphabetical
Organizational Structure 2
Organizational Structure 3
Organizational Structure 4
Organizational Structure 5

Cataloging Method:

LC/Dewey
Yes
Subject-in-house
No
Other

Bibliographic Utility:

Local Catalog/Software
Yes
MS Office Access
No
MS Office Excel
No
OCLC
Yes
Other
No

Present or future digitization plans or activities:

Plans

Language of Materials:

Chinese
Dutch
English
Yes
Farsi
French
Yes
German
Hebrew
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Portuguese
Russian
Spanish
Language Other

Type of Materials:

Announcements
Yes
Architectural Drawings
Artists' Books
Artworks
Auction Catalogs
Biographical Information
Yes
Books
Brochures
Yes
CD/DVD
Cultural Artifacts/Materials
Diaries/Journals/Papers
Electronic Files
Exhibition Catalogs
Geographic
Groups
Individual artists
Institutional Publications
Institutional/Gallery Records
Interviews
Invitations/Private View Cards
Yes
Manuscripts
Memorabilia
Microform/film/fiche
Negatives
Newspaper Clippings
Newspapers
Yes
Official Records
Oral Histories
Pamphlets
Yes
Photographs
Postcards
Press Clippings
Yes
Press Kits
Yes
Press Releases
Printed Works
Prints
Price List and/or Checklists
Realia
Scripts
Serials
Slides
Subject
Transcripts
Materials Other

Artistic Styles/Periods:

Classical
Contemporary
Yes
Medieval
Modern
Renaissance
Styles/Periods Other

Additional research materials in collection that supplement artist files collection:

Materials

Acquisitions:

Is this an active collection that is being added to by donations or purchases?:

Donations
Yes
Purchases
No

Publicizing Collection Methods: (check all that apply):

Brochures/Flyers/Pamphlets
Class visits
Community Service
Conference/Conventions
Directories
Exhibitions
Library Events
Mailings
Meetings
Newsletter
Public Lectures/Programs
Publications
Reports
Staff Orientations
Student Orientations
Study Guides
Telephone
Website
Yes
Word of Mouth
Publicizing Other

ACCESS INFORMATION:

Open All Year (if no, provide dates open)

Available to Public:

Available to Public
Yes
Public Hours (to access Artist Files Collection)
Wednesday to Friday, 11 am to 5 pm
Public Hours (Parent Organization)
Appointment or Reservations Required
Yes
Public Fee
No
Public Fee Amount

Access Procedures for Public Patrons:

Access Procedures for Public Patrons
Researchers may make an appointment by telephone at 514.939.7011 or by email to ref at cca.qc.ca. Appointments must be made at least at least 24 hours in advance to allow time for retrieval of materials from their closed storage environment.

Available to Scholars:

Available to Scholars
Yes
Scholar Hours (to access Artist Files Collection)
Wednesday to Friday, 11 am to 5 pm
Public Hours (Parent Organization)
Appointment or Reservations Required
Yes
Scholar Fee
No
Scholar Fee Amount
Access Procedures for Scholars

Onsite Technology:

Photocopier - B/W
Yes
Photocopier - Color
No
Scanner/Digital Imaging
No
Web Access
No
Workspaces
No
Onsite Other
Yes

Additional Comments:

Additional Comments
OPAC lists only selected files. Alphabetical lists of all files are available through the website: http://www3.cca.qc.ca/biblio/Horizon/HIP/doss_doc_eng.htm

Lending and ILL:

Are you willing to photocopy or lend materials?

If so, under what conditions?:

ARIEL
No
Odyssey
No
Photocopies
Yes
Scans (digital)
No
Conditions Other

Agreement:

I have read and agree to the "Submission Form Terms of Use" statement indicated above.
Yes

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