|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
This collection contains one series: Series I: Research Files
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).
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
Willaim Alex Research Papers on Calvert Vaux, ca. 1970s-1980s, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--William Alex. Method of acquisition--Donated;; Date of acquisition--1996. Accession number--1996.012.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
This collection was processed by Allison Carafa (Bibliographic Assistant) in 2013.
2013-07-09 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
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.