File 9 - Architectural drawings.

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Architectural drawings.

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13 architectural drawings : pen and pencil on paper ; 49 x 35 cm
1 tube packaging 40 cm longitude, 6 cm outer diameter

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Dr. Wilfred G. Reive and Mabel M. Reive (nee Little) lived in 33 Brock Street, Kitchener, until the early 1950s. In 1950, the family needed a location close and equidistant to the two local hospitals and purchased a lot of land at 178 Claremont Avenue, Kitchener. They chose local architect Theophilus Hughes Wells for designing their house, Guelph landscape architect Roland Barnsley for the gardens, and hired local construction companies for the construction work. The Reive family moved to 178 Claremont Avenue in 1951, before the construction was finished, and lived in it until 2015.

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Architectural drawings for the building of 178 Claremont Avenue, drawn by architect Theophilus Hughes Wells and tube packaging sent by Wells to Dr. Reive.
File arrived in archives with handwritten note by donor that read: “T. Hughes Wells working drawings to scale for building Reive home, 178 Claremont Ave. Kitchener ON N2T 2C2. 1951. Scrolls.”

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Edges of drawings are folded and have some tears.

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Donated by Michell Reive in 2021.


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  • English

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Described by CGD in 2021.

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  • English

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