Fonds P0036 - Thomas McLaren fonds

Thomas McLaren Montreal West Historical Society

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Thomas McLaren fonds

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15 cm of textual records
2 photographs
2 drawings

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Thomas McLaren, architect, was born in Perth, England, on July 22, 1879. He died in Montreal in 1967. He was a partner in the firm Peden and McLaren which designed the first Loyola College buildings on Sherbrooke St. West in the 1910s.

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The fonds provides information on the construction of Loyola College.

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The fonds was donated by Alexander McLaren, Thomas McLaren's son, in 1987.


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Access to the original textual records is restricted due to their fragility. Photocopies are available for consultation.

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