Series consists of files kept by Ross Dixon relating to the operation of the Westmount Construction Company. He formed this company ca. 1952 to build houses in the newly-developing Westmount area of Kitchener-Waterloo, hiring foremen and carpenters and contracting out the basic construction work. Doris Dixon became involved in the accounting work and other administrative aspects of the company.
The material in these files relates mainly to home-building, including construction methods and materials and exterior and interior design features. Also present are files relating to the administration and operation of the company and aspects of specific construction jobs, as well as advertising for homes built by the company.
Series includes brochures, flyers, catalogues, pricelists, advertisements, newspaper and magazine clippings, circulars, bulletins, forms and charts (including estimates, cost analysis, etc.), agreements, handwritten notes, correspondence, sketches, architectural drawings, and other material.