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Author: Joan Grierson; For The Record Committee (Toronto, Ont.)
Publisher: Toronto : Dundurn Press, ©2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"When Marjorie Hill received her degree in architecture in 1920, she was making history. For the Record tells the story of Marjorie Hill and other early women architects in Canada, drawing on archival material and interviews. Researched and written by a group of women architects who graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of Toronto in the late 1940s and 1950s, this is a firsthand account of the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Joan Grierson; For The Record Committee (Toronto, Ont.)
ISBN: 9781550028201 1550028200
OCLC Number: 183265046
Description: 136 pages : illustrations, portraits ; 25 cm
Contents: Foreword / Eva Matsuzaki --
A Short History of Early Women in Architecture --
Women Graduates in Architecture 1920 to 1960, University of Toronto --
1920s --
1930s --
1940s --
1950s --
Women in Architecture Today --
App. A. The Story Behind the Exhibit / Blanche Lemco van Ginkel --
App. B. The Original Exhibit / Mary Clark and Lennox Grafton --
App. C. Survey of Canadian Registered Women Architects 1997-1998 --
App. D. Canadian Schools of Architecture.
Responsibility: edited by Joan Grierson and the For The Record Committee.

Abstract:

"When Marjorie Hill received her degree in architecture in 1920, she was making history. For the Record tells the story of Marjorie Hill and other early women architects in Canada, drawing on archival material and interviews. Researched and written by a group of women architects who graduated from the School of Architecture at the University of Toronto in the late 1940s and 1950s, this is a firsthand account of the challenges faced and work accomplished by these early women architects in Canada. Illustrated throughout with more than 270 photographs and architectural drawings, For the Record brings this untold history to life."--Jacket.

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