Columbia University: Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library
Morris Lapidus photograph collection, 1929-1992
276 photographs of Lapidus' work.
The Orders of Architecture engravings, 1536
8 engravings signed A.V., after drawings by S.B. (usually identified as Sebastiano Serlio). The initials S.B. appeared on impressions of the first state only, which were made in Venice in 1528. In the second state, the titles were re-engraved by Agostino Veneziano (also known as Agostino Musi), who redated the plates 1536 and numbered them; these were printed in Rome. In the third state, a later publisher, Antonio Salamanca, added his name: Ant. Sal. exc. These engravings are third state. This set of 8 prints contains nos. 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 9, 10, 11. Plates 4, 6, 8 are lacking.
Benjamin J. Stark residence (New London, Conn.) architectural drawings, 1866
Included are five preliminary drawings, eighteen working drawings, and nine full-scale details for Bryant & Gilman's residence for the Honorable Benjamin J. Stark in New London, Connecticut.
Birch Burdette Long architectural drawings, 1906- 1935
This collection primarily contains architectural renderings executed by Long in 1906 for a memorial issue of BUILDINGS magazine dedicated to New York architect Stanford White. These drawings represent White's most famous structures designed while he was a partner with McKim, Mead & White. Buildings depicted include Madison Square Garden, the New York Herald Building, and the Washington Memorial Arch, all in New York City, among others. Also included in this collection are miscellaneous architectural drawings by Long, Chester B. Price, and others, circa 1920s-1930s; and printed material.
Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives : exhibition files, 1902-1965
Christopher Gray research papers on Emery Roth/Emery Roth & Sons, 1920s-1980s
This collection contains photocopied images and original published plates of buildings in the United States and abroad designed by the New York architectural firms of Emery Roth and Emery Roth & Sons between the 1920s and the 1980s. The photocopied images are organized by project in binders; the original plates and photographic prints are organized by project in six folders.
Mosher Steel Company records on the World Trade Center, 1966-70
The collection documents Mosher Steel Company of Houston's participation in the construction of New York's Twin Towers. Including are 10 drawings of core columns, erector's derricks and box girders; over 40 letters and memos between Mosher and the New York Port Authority ; 2 photographs of completed steel columns ; maps and other ephemera.
Louis B. Frederick House (Barrington, Illinois) drawings and records, 1954-2004, bulk 1954-1958
The collection includes 55 architectural drawing prints (blue line, wash-off, and electroic static) and small group of papers including specifications, copy of a photograph of Wright on the site, and some statements and financial records. Additional creators in the collection include landscape architect David Lawson, Northwest Mill & Supply Corp., and Taliesin Associated Architects.
Frederick Gutheim papers, 1939-1997
The papers in this collection were gathered by architectural historian Jane C. Loeffler to be used in an unrealized biography on Frederick Gutheim. The bulk of the papers were given to Loeffler by Gutheim. The structure of the files is Loeffler's, except for the first four files in the collection ("Editorial and Publishing Files") which were removed from a file box maintained directly by Gutheim. The bulk of the collection documents Gutheim's professional activities and research. Included are materials on the Pennsylvania Avenue renewal project, Montgomery County preservation efforts, Frederick Law Olmsted Sesquicentennial activities, and research on Frank Lloyd Wright and Alvar Aalto. Additionally, the collection includes unpublished drafts of Gutheim's memoirs.