Gibson, Sir Donald Evelyn Edward, 1908-1991 (architect and town planner)
Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:
Scope and Contents Brown and black overprinted Ordnance Survey map (102cm x 145cm), at a scale of 6 inches to 1 mile, by city architect and planning officer Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson. The map is shows land use and accompanies the Coventry Development Plan 1952.
This plan is very fragile.
This plan is very fragile.
Scope and Contents Papers and plans relating to the Coventry City Council
- papers, photographs and plans from Coventry City Architect's Department ,1939-1944
- collected reports and plans regarding Coventry's redevelopment, 1931-1959
Scope and Contents Letter to Sir John Charles Walsham Reith, Lord Reith, from Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson asking for help in an attempt to have Percy Johnson-Marshall excused active service in World War II, so that he could continue to work on reconstruction for Coventry City Architect's Department .
Dates: 15 March 1941
Scope and Contents 6 copy plans showing different house types for Coventry. 3 plans (22cm x 76cm) are by housing director AF Underhill, show small scale floor plans, reduced from 8 inches = 1 foot scale, for 3 different houses and are hand labelled Type A, Type B and Type C. 3 plans (71cm x 71cm) are by city architect Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson, show complete plans for the "three bedroom type" house at 1/8th and 1/12th scale. One of the floor plans was drafted by Percy...
Scope and Contents Programme for the opening of the houses on the Canley Estate, Coventry on 18 December 1941 which was attended by the City of Coventry Housing Committee and the City Architect Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson, representing the Coventry City Architect's Department.
Dates: 18 December 1941
Scope and Contents This file contains press clippings and journal articles by Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson concerning Coventry City Council's experimental pre-fabricated housing and other new housing developments.
Scope and Contents "Coventry of Tomorrow" series consists of:
- flyers, programmes, black and white photographic prints (some mounted), press clippings and administrative details, 1940
- visitor's book for the exhibition, 1940
- administrative correspondence concerning the organisation of the exhibition, 1940
Scope and Contents Mixed personal letters to Percy Johnson-Marshall, collected for him during an absence from the Service Arts and Technical Organization office. The letters include one from Sir Donald Evelyn Edward Gibson who at this time was Coventry City Architect.
Scope and Contents Papers, photographs and plans from Coventry City Architect's Department consists of:
- general papers, photographs, press-clippings and plans, 1939-1945
- photographs, press-clippings and plans concerning housing development in Coventry, c1940-1944
- personal material concerning Percy Johnson-Marshall's employment, 15 March 1941
Scope and Contents Redevelopment of Coventry - general photographs consists of: 22 black and white photographic prints (9cm x 11.5cm) showing the first architectural model for the proposed redevelopment of the city centre. It was built by members of the Coventry City Architect's Department, under the direction of the City Architect Donald Gibson, during their spare time in, 1939 4 black and white photographic...