Roxana McDonald Architectural Collection
Scope and Content
The collection consists of the research, drawings, working drafts, and illustrations for Roxana McDonald's book entitled The Fireplace Book published in 1984.
- McDonald, Roxana (Person)
Language of Materials
The materials in the collection are in English.
Conditions Governing Access
The collection is open to research.
Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use
The copyright status of this collection is unknown. Copyright restrictions may apply. Contact Special Collections and University Archives for assistance in determining the use of these materials.
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Roxana McDonald was born in Romania, where she did restoration work, before moving to Britain and completing post-graduate studies in Building Conservation. McDonald is a member of the Royal Institute of British Architects and does work in restoration specializing in the refurbishment of fireplaces. In 1984, she published The Fireplace Book (The Architectural Press: London), a book which explores the revival of the fireplace in the home, as well offering guidance to the conservationist as to how fireplaces and chimney's can be renewed.
8 Cubic Feet (2 boxes)
The collection consists of the research, drawings, working drafts, and illustrations for Roxana McDonald's book, The Fireplace Book (The Architectural Press: London, 1984).
This collection is arranged by material type.
Source of Acquisition
The Roxana McDonald Architectural Collection was donated to Special Collections in 1994.
Rights Statement for Archival Description
The guide to the Roxana McDonald Architectural Collection by Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech, is licensed under a CC0 (https://creativecommons.org/share-your-work/public-domain/cc0/).
The processing, arrangement, and description of the Roxana McDonald Architectural Collection commenced and was completed in August 2001.
- Roxana McDonald Architectural Collection, 1984
- Susan Conway, Student Assistant
- 2009 (CC0 1.0)
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