Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

George Collins papers, 1838-1986, bulk 1949-1986

Series I: Faculty Papers

Series I is comprised of material relating to Collins' career as a professor in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University in the City of New York. A majority of the papers in this series are related to the Architecture and Technology course Collins taught and the Colloquium he led. There is also a series of folders containing correspondence relating to academic affairs between the years of 1949 and 1958.

Box 1: Folder 1 Academic Affairs [1 of 2] 1947-1969
Box 1: Folder 2 Academic Affairs [2 of 3] 1946-1979
Box 1: Folder 3 Academic Affairs [3 of 3] 1946-1954

Material specifically relating to Columbia College

Box 1: Folder 4 School of General Studies [1 of 2] 1952

Cooperative program with the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Box 1: Folder 5 School of General Studies [2 of 2] 1953-1974
Box 1: Folder 6 Programs in the Arts 1958-1962
Box 1: Folder 7 Committee on the Humanities 1962
Box 1: Folder 8 Humanities Music Course 1962
Box 1: Folder 9 Columbia University Art Center 1963
Box 1: Folder 10 Vassar to Join Yale in New Haven 1967
Box 1: Folder 11 The Bell Report 1966 and 1969
Box 1: Folder 12 The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies [1 of 2] 1971
Box 1: Folder 13 The Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies [2 of 2] 1971
Box 1: Folder 14 Urban Design Symposium 1967
Box 1: Folder 15 to 19 Graduate School of Architecture, Planning, and Preservation 1961-1968
Box 1: Folder 20 History of City Planning 1974
Box 1: Folder 21 to 28 Architecture and Technology 1976
Box 1: Folder 29 to 32 Architecture and Technology Papers [1 of 2] 1976
Box 2: Folder 1 to 6 Architecture and Technology Papers [2 of 2] 1976
Box 2: Folder 7 Introduction to the Arts 1977
Box 2: Folder 8 Organization of Colloquium 1971-1974
Box 2: Folder 9 Planning Colloquium 1972
Box 2: Folder 10 Colloquium Topics [1 of 37] undated

Arcades and Galleries

Box 2: Folder 11 Colloquium Topics [2 of 37] 1983

Architectural Drawings

Box 2: Folder 12 Colloquium Topics [3 of 37] 1979-1985

Architecture and Genius

Box 2: Folder 13 Colloquium Topics [4 of 37] 1982

Architecture in Painting

Box 2: Folder 14 Colloquium Topics [5 of 37] 1978

Architectural Photography

Box 2: Folder 15 Colloquium Topics [6 of 37] 1973-1985

Architecture in Society

Box 2: Folder 16 Colloquium Topics [7 of 37] 1973-1985

Columbia University Campus

Box 2: Folder 17 Colloquium Topics [8 of 37] 1975

Columns

Box 2: Folder 18 Colloquium Topics [9 of 37] 1973

Domes

Box 2: Folder 19 Colloquium Topics [10 of 37] 1978-1982

Doors

Box 2: Folder 20 Colloquium Topics [11 of 37] 1981-1985

Formalism

Box 2: Folder 21 Colloquium Topics [12 of 37] 1974-1984

Functionalism

Box 2: Folder 22 Colloquium Topics [13 of 37] 1978-1985

Functionalism

Box 2: Folder 23 Colloquium Topics [14 of 37] 1962-1970

Geometry

Box 2: Folder 24 Colloquium Topics [15 of 37] 1983-1984

Geometry

Box 2: Folder 25 Colloquium Topics [16 of 37] 1979-1981

Geometry

Box 2: Folder 26 Colloquium Topics [17 of 37] 1981

Geometry, Proportion, Nature and the Cosmos

Box 2: Folder 27 Colloquium Topics [18 of 37] 1967

Geometric Planning

Box 2: Folder 28 Colloquium Topics [19 of 37] undated

Golden Section

Box 2: Folder 29 Colloquium Topics [20 of 37] 1982

Historic Preservation

Box 2: Folder 30 Colloquium Topics [21 of 37] 1977-1984

Historiography

Box 2: Folder 31 Colloquium Topics [22 of 37] 1977-1985

Iconography

Box 2: Folder 32 Colloquium Topics [23 of 37] 1979-1984

Iconography

Box 2: Folder 33 Colloquium Topics [24 of 37] undated

Iconography

Box 2: Folder 34 Colloquium Topics [25 of 37] 1979

Modular Architecture

Box 2: Folder 35 Colloquium Topics [26 of 37] 1980-1981

The Museum

Box 2: Folder 36 Colloquium Topics [27 of 37] 1983

Ornament

Box 2: Folder 37 Colloquium Topics [28 of 37] 1972-1974

Psychology and Aesthetics

Box 2: Folder 38 Colloquium Topics [29 of 37] 1977-1985

Rockefeller Center and Radio City Music Hall

Box 2: Folder 39 Colloquium Topics [30 of 37] 1979

The Roof

Box 2: Folder 40 Colloquium Topics [31 of 37] 1975

Space

Box 3: Folder 1 Colloquium Topics [32 of 37] 1962

Stairs

Box 3: Folder 2 Colloquium Topics [33 of 37] 1985

Structure

Box 3: Folder 3 Colloquium Topics [34 of 37] 1973-1984

Structure

Box 3: Folder 4 Colloquium Topics [35 of 37] 1974-1982

Style

Box 3: Folder 5 Colloquium Topics [36 of 37] 1972-1985

Style

Box 3: Folder 6 Colloquium Topics [37 of 37] 1977-1985

The Wall

Box 3: Folder 7 Colloquium Guests [1 of 3] 1972-1974

Professor Alfred Frazer

Box 3: Folder 8 Colloquium Guests [2 of 3] 1972-1975

Robert Streb

Box 3: Folder 9 Colloquium Guests [3 of 3] 1963-1975

Sir Tom Mellor

Box 3: Folder 10 Colloquium Visits [1 of 4] 1979-1985

Avery Library

Box 3: Folder 11 Colloquium Visits [2 of 4] 1981-1985

Avery Library

Box 3: Folder 12 Colloquium Visits [3 of 4] 1982

Grand Central Terminal

Box 3: Folder 13 Colloquium Visits [4 of 4] 1977-1985

St Paul's Chapel and the Cathedral of St. John the Divine

Box 3: Folder 14 Colloquium Schedules 1979-1985
Box 3: Folder 15 Colloquium Assignments 1978

Periodicals

Box 3: Folder 16 Colloquium 1984

Course Notes

Box 3: Folder 17 General Correspondence [1 of 10] 1949
Box 3: Folder 18 General Correspondence [2 of 10] 1950
Box 3: Folder 19 General Correspondence [3 of 10] 1951
Box 3: Folder 20 General Correspondence [4 of 10] 1952
Box 3: Folder 21 General Correspondence [5 of 10] 1953
Box 3: Folder 22 General Correspondence [6 of 10] 1954
Box 3: Folder 23 General Correspondence [7 of 10] 1955
Box 3: Folder 24 General Correspondence [8 of 10] 1956
Box 3: Folder 25 General Correspondence [9 of 10] 1957
Box 3: Folder 26 General Correspondence [10 of 10] 1958
Box 3: Folder 27 General Papers 1949-1980
Box 3: Folder 28 General Material 1976-1980
Box 3: Folder 29 Lecture Notes 1962-1963

Russian Art

Box 3: Folder 30 Seminar Notes 1965

"Frank Lloyd Wright: Aspects of Creativity and Eclecticism in his Works"

Box 3: Folder 31 Miscellaneous Research Papers undated

"On Thinking About Future World Order" By: Robert W Cox; "Utopian Views of War and Peace" By: Elisabeth Hansot