Fonds C 33
12 centimetres of textual records
98 architectural drawings
Fonds consists of records created by John M. Lyle through his work as an architect, as well as items collected by his family following his death.
Lyle practised architecture in Toronto between 1906 and 1945, designing a variety of buildings and structures across the country, including houses, churches, banks, gardens, statues and bridges. His professional records include architectural drawings and photographs of buildings he designed, correspondence, speeches and other writings.
The fonds also contains a small number of personal records, including watercolours and art drawings that Lyle completed during his formal training in France, family photographs and correspondence.
The fonds has been arranged into five series.
John MacIntosh Lyle (1872-1945) practised architecture in Toronto, Ontario between 1906 and 1945.
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Books from Lyle’s personal library are held by the Hamilton Public Library, Hamilton. Architectural drawings exist at a number of Ontario archives and galleries: such as, Bank of Nova Scotia Archives, Toronto; Toronto Dominion Bank Archives, Toronto; Central Presbyterian Church, Hamilton; National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa; Parkwoods Archives, Oshawa.
Records by John M. Lyle appear in: Douglas Kertland Fonds (C 13); Central Presbyterian Church Fonds (C 48), which documents Lyle's major church commission in 1907 ; Anthony Adamson Fonds (C 58), which contains drawings of the Toronto Union Station prepared in connection with Ross & MacDonald and H.G. Jones.
Title based on contents of the fonds.
Accession Numbers: 12885, 24378, 43552.
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|Reference Code||Series Title|
|C 33-1||John M. Lyle's architectural projects|
|C 33-2||John M. Lyle personal photographs|
|C 33-3||John M. Lyle writing and speeches|
|C 33-4||John M. Lyle art drawings and watercolours|
|C 33-5||John M. Lyle correspondence|