Fonds F 2160
3 centimetres of textual records
6 architectural drawings
23 technical drawings
Fonds consists of architectural and technical drawings by J. A. Jamieson, as well as correspondence, reports, newspaper clippings, patents specifications and photographs pertaining to J.A. Jamieson's work and his family.
Two of the drawings are of a grain elevator for the Northern Canadian Railway, located in Ontario (linen; 30 x 27 in.). The other four drawings show grain elevators to be built for the same company in Collingwood, Ont. (linen; 26 x 37 in., 19 x 44 in., 9 x 15 in.). The drawings were made before 1914.
The technical drawings show wheat processing and elevator devices designed by Jamieson, They are appended to test and calculation reports and to requests for and specifications of patents submitted by Jamieson.
The other records that comprise this fonds include correspondence, contracts and agreements between Jamieson and clients, photographs of grain elevators and equipment, and newspaper clippings pertaining to Jamieson's work and his son.
Fonds also includes Jamieson's Grain Pressure in Deep Bins: A Paper Presented before the Canadian Society of Civil Engineers, December 10th, 1903 (Montreal: Witness Print Shop, 1906) and a Report on the St. Lawrence Waterway Project, submitted by Jamieson and his associate Henry Holgate to the Montreal Board of Trade (1929).
J. A. Jamieson (1859-1940) was a mechanical engineer, inventor and contractor, practising in Montreal, who designed and built grain elevators around the Great Lakes.
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