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Miscellaneous collection of papers relating to architect Herbert Ernest Ross (1868-1937) [personal papers]
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CSL&RC MSS 2005/2 [H.E. Ross]
Provenance: Gift of Alison Halliday, March 2005.
architectural drawings; photographs, correspondence; trade ephemera; newscuttings
Cottage for William H. Floyd, Gilbert St., Waverley
Part A:
[1]: 'Specifications for erection of residence at Greenoaks Ave, Darling Point for H.E. Ross Esq' [1919], together with file of correspondence relating to the building of the house, October 1917-November 1921. Includes: letter from Beard,
Watson & Co Ltd. referring to a 'rough sketch of Jacobean 5'6" oak sideboard; copies of letters to Grace Bros with regard to carpets and upholstering of a three-piece suite; letter from architect John Burcham Clamp re retaining wall between their Greenoaks Avenue properties; plan of 'Land lot 13 on Dep. Plan no.6151 Greenoaks Avenue Darling Point'; Plan of drainage Greenoaks Ave Darling Point for H.E. Ross Esq; small blueprint cross section of proposed house [September 1919];
[2] Miscellaneous collection of specifications, estimates, bill of quantities and correspondence relating to H.E. Ross & Rowe's design of the Government Savings Bank of N.S.W. in Martin Place, Sydney. Includes copies of agreements with Concrete Constructions Ltd, Stuart & Co and other contractors; 4 black & white photographs taken during the creation of Martin Place (Hall & Co. Commercial Photographers, 1927);
[3] 7 black & white photographs of Cordeaux? dam under construction [1910-1916];
[4] 'Specification for the erection of a brick residence at Bardwell Park for John W. Overall Esq', by H.E. Ross & Rowe [not dated];
[5] Collection of share certificates, debentures and associated correspondence for H.E. Ross, 1925-1932, including: 'Antifyre' (Australia) Ltd; Dry Ice Ltd; Hotel Savoy Ltd; Motor Safety Indicators Ltd; Pymble Golf Club Ltd; Straw Industries Ltd; Suburban Subdivision Company Ltd (Arthur Rickard & Co); Sydney Parking Statio n Ltd; Tambaroora Gold No Liability; Yerranderie Silver Mine No Liability;
[6] Correspondence re shares held by H.E. Ross & Rowe, 1926-1927: Phoenix Investment Trust Ltd; Consolidated Motors Ltd; Smith & Waddington Ltd;
[7] Statement of general position of the partnership of Messrs H.E. Ross & Rowe, 17 July 1934;
[8] Report of Herbert E. Ross's life assurance policies, 15 July 1936;
Manuscript notes: Building construction State IV.
Part B: Outsize folder: 5 plans relating to residence at 12 Greenoaks Avenue, Darling Point, for H.E. Ross, including 'Plan of land at Greenoaks Ave Darling Point showing sewerage and water supplies for H.E. Ross Esq', drawn by H.E. Ross & Rowe, architects and consulting engineers, 1926; 'Detail of steelwork for addition to garage at residence Greenoaks Avenue Double Bay Sydney for Herbert E. Ross Esq', drawn by H.E. Ross & Rowe, architects and consulting engineers; 'Woollahra Block 20: Double Bay Ward' 22.9.1927; 'Locality sketch no.12 Greenoaks Avenue Darling Point'; 1 blueprint of 'Experimental building with concrete slab erection' (floor plan and cross section, not dated but c1937), drawn by H.E. Ross & Rowe, architects; 1 'Advances for Homes Dept. Government Savings Bank of N.S.W.' [Type 29, Cottage at lot no.7 Gilbert St Waverly for William Floyd'.
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CSL&RC MSS 2005/2 [H.E. Ross]
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