Collection ID: 3460615

Collection context

Summary

Creator:
Carrère, John Merven, 1858-1911, Hastings, Thomas, 1860-1929, Harriman, Edward Henry, 1848-1909, Du Pont, Alfred I (Alfred Irénée), 1864-1935, Reed, David Aiken, 1880-1953, and Carrère & Hastings
Extent:
1295 items
Language:
English .
Preferred citation:

Carrère & Hastings architectural drawings and papers. Located in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Background

Scope and Content:

Architectural drawings and photographs of architectural drawings with some related correspondence of residential and public buildings, churches, libraries, theaters, monuments, and bridges including: the Henry Hudson Bridge, Triborough Bridge, and the Manhattan Bridge in New York; Edward Henry Harriman's Arden House in Harriman, N.Y.; the Alfred I. Dupont mansion in Roslyn, N.Y.; the David A. Reed house in Washington, D.C.; the reconstruction of the Grand Army Plaza in New York City; the Memorial Amphitheater for Arlington National Cemetery; and various bicentennial buildings for Yale University. Of note are drawings of the grounds, details of buildings, and furniture for the New York Public Library, 1908-1909.

Biographical / Historical:

Architectural firm in New York City.

Acquisition information:
Source of acquisition--Various gifts. Accession number--1000.003, 1992.005, 1996.003, 1996.009, 2004.017.
Arrangement:

The collection contains one series: Series I: Architectural Drawings

Rules or conventions:
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Access

RESTRICTIONS:

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

TERMS OF ACCESS:

Columbia University is providing access to the materials in the Library's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Columbia University is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. In addition to permission from Columbia University, permission of the copyright owner (if not Columbia University) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distributions, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Columbia University makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.

PREFERRED CITATION:

Carrère & Hastings architectural drawings and papers. Located in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

LOCATION OF THIS COLLECTION:
300 Avery Hall
1172 Amsterdam Avenue M.C. 0301
New York, NY 10027, United States
CONTACT:
212) 854-6199
avery@library.columbia.edu