Borthwick Catalogue

fonds BJ - Architectural Plans and Photographs of Notable Buildings

Identity area

Reference code

BJ

Title

Architectural Plans and Photographs of Notable Buildings

Date(s)

  • [1870s-1920s] (Creation)

Level of description

fonds

Extent and medium

0.15 cubic metres

10 boxes and 2 files

Context area

Name of creator

The Building News (1855-)

Administrative history

Name of creator

The Builder (1843-)

Administrative history

Name of creator

The Builders' Journal and Architectural Record (1895-1910)

Administrative history

Name of creator

The Architect (1893-)

Biographical history

Archival history

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

The archive was gifted to the Borthwick Institute in 2005.

Content and structure area

Scope and content

Plans, drawings and photographs from various architectural journals, including The Building News, The Builder, The Builders' Journal and Architectural Record, and The Architect, 1870s-1920s.

Accruals

Further accruals are not expected.

System of arrangement

The archive has been arranged alphabetically by place name. Within each letter places in Great Britain are listed first, followed by the rest of the world. An indication of country or geographical area has been given, but no attempt has been made to trace changes in political boundaries and designations during or since the period of journals' publication.

Conditions of access and use area

Conditions governing access

Records are open to the public, subject to the overriding provisions of relevant legislation, including the Data Protection Act 1998.

Conditions governing reproduction

A reprographics service is available to researchers subject to the access restrictions outlined above. Copying will not be undertaken if there is any risk of damage to the document. Copies are supplied in accordance with the Borthwick Institute for Archives' terms and conditions for the supply of copies, and under provisions of any relevant copyright legislation. Permission to reproduce images of documents in the custody of the Borthwick Institute must be sought.

Language of material

Script of material

Language and script notes

Physical characteristics and technical requirements

Finding aids

A typescript finding aid, to file level, is available for consultation in the searchroom of the Borthwick Institute.

Allied materials area

Existence and location of originals

Existence and location of copies

Related units of description

Related descriptions

Notes area

Alternative identifier(s)

Access points

Subject access points

Name access points

Description control area

Description identifier

Institution identifier

GB 193

Rules and/or conventions used

ISAD (G): General International Standard Archival Description, International Council on Archives (2nd edition, 2000); Rules for the construction of personal, place and corporate names, National Council on Archives (1997).

Level of detail

Dates of creation revision deletion

Created by S. A. Shearn, 13.05.15.

Language(s)

Script(s)

Sources

Accession area