A Guide to the Helga Plumb Architectural Collection, 1977-1978; 1995 Plumb, Helga, Architectural Collection Ms1995-023

Helga Plumb Architectural Collection, 1977-1978; 1995

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1995-023


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Processed by: Amy Vilelle, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1995-023
Title
Helga Plumb Architectural Collection, 1977-1978, 1995
Physical Characteristics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 folder; 1 oversize folder
Creator
Plumb, Helga
Language
English
Abstract
Helga Plumb is a retired architect from Toronto, Ontario, and partner of the Dubois Plumb Partnership in Toronto from 1979-1993. The collection includes a CV and information on the Tom Longboat Junior School project that began in 1977.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Helga Plumb Architectural Collection must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Helga Plumb Architectural Collection, Ms1995-023 - Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Helga Plumb Architectural Collection was donated to the International Archive of Women in Architecture at the Special Collections in 1994 and 1995.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement and description of the Helga Plumb Architectural Collection took place in August 2005.


Biographical Information

Helga Plumb born in Bruck/Mur, Austria in 1939, graduated from the University of Toronto with a Bachelor in Architecture in 1963 and a Masters of Architecture in Urban Design in 1967. She was a partner of the Dubois Plumb Partnership, an architectural firm in Toronto, Canada from1979-1993. She served as design critic at various schools of architecture in Canada and the United States, and is a Fellow of the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada. Some of her notable projects include Grand River Cable Television in Ontario, Tom Longboat Junior School in Ontario and the Souris Hospital in Nova Scotia.

Scope and Content

The Helga Plumb collection consists of information about the architect's career and about one of her projects. Personal information includes her curriculum vitae, a biographical write-up, and an article from the Canadian Architect, "Stylistic School." Project information includes a description and architectural drawings and sketches of the Tom Longboat Junior School located in Toronto, Canada.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by material type. Biographical data and background information on the Tom Longboat Junior School project is contained in one folder, and the architectural sketches and drawings of the Tom Longboat Junior School project are in an oversized folder.

Related Material

IAWA Small Collections, Ms2009-054. Finding aid available on the Virginia Heritage database.

Separated Material


Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Plumb, Helga
  • Subjects:

  • International Archive of Women in Architecture (IAWA)

Contents List

Biographical Information
Folder: 1
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Biographical write-up
  • Tom Longboat Junio School project description
  • Article from the Canadian Architect, "Stylistic School," n.d.
Tom Longboat Junior School, Architectural Drawings, 1977-1978
Oversize: Folder 1
  • 14 Preliminary drawings and sketches on trace paper
  • 4 Inked vellum sheets including: site plan, 1st and 2nd floors and elevations
  • Architectural Drawings, A-1 to A-4, 1977
  • Architectural Drawings, A-1 to A-9, 1978