Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

William Alex Research Papers on Calvert Vaux, 1970s-1980s

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 10306522 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Alex, William ; Vaux, Calvert, 1824-1895
Title William Alex Research Papers on Calvert Vaux, 1970s-1980s
Physical Description 2 linear feet
Language(s) English .
Access

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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection contains one series: Series I: Research Files

Description

Scope and Content

The collection is made up of clippings, photographs, notes, and other research material gather on various architectural projects by Calvert Vaux in support of the writing of the publication Calvert Vaux: Architect & Planner (1994).

Publication Date

ca. 1970s-1980s

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on Access

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.

Restrictions on Use

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. For additional guidance, see Columbia University Libraries' publication policy.

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

Willaim Alex Research Papers on Calvert Vaux, ca. 1970s-1980s, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Allison Carafa (Bibliographic Assistant) in 2013.

Revision Description

2013-07-09 File created.

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architecture -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Central Park (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Morningside Park (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Parks -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prospect Park (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sheppard Asylum Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-American architect and landscape designer. He is best remembered as the co-designer (with Frederick Law Olmsted), of New York's Central Park.

William Alex served as president of the Frederick Law Olmsted Association for over 30 years and curated an exhibit on Calvert Vaux in 1989 for the Museum of the City of New York.