Burns Dick (Robert) Archive

Subject strengths: Architecture, Local History

This collection comprises copied, and some original, photographs, papers and documents relating to the architect Robert Burns Dick (1868-1954) who had substantial influence in the north-east of England, particularly in the city of Newcastle upon Tyne.

This includes photographs of personal documents relating to land conveyance and partnerships with Cackett and Mackellar, architectural drawings and photographs of 'Millmount' and 'the Wedge', both designed by Burns Dick, and newspaper articles and other cuttings relating to him and his work. There is also material relating to an exhibition on Burns Dick held by the northern region of the Royal Institute of British Architects in 1984.

 

Collection Name and Collection Reference Code:

Collection Name: Burns Dick (Robert) Archive

Archive Ref Code: GB186/RBD

Date Range of Material

1886 - 1996

Type of Material

The personal archive of Robert Burns Dick

Size of Collection

1 box

How To Order Items From This Collection

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If you find an item you would like to consult in the Special Collections reading room, simply make a note of the reference number and title of the item(s) you are interested in (for example 02/01/2 - Typed account of the history of Millmount).

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