Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Durst Organization estate files, bulk 1949-1988

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 11078295 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Durst, Seymour B., 1913-1995 ; Durst Organization
Title Durst Organization estate files, bulk 1949-1988
Physical Description 35 linear feet (35 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 is made up of one series: Series I: Estate Files

Description

Scope and Content

Arranged by location and address, the collection consists of appraisal reports, pamphlets, broadsides, financial communication, plans, diagrams and occasionally photographs for prospective or acquired Durst Organization propertiies. Two linear feet of files are for properties outside of New York City.

Publication Date

1949-1988

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

Durst Organization Estate Files, Avery 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

Revision Description

2015-02-17 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"
Apartment houses -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial real estate -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Land use, Urban -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Real estate business -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Real estate management -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Real property Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Established in 1915, the Durst Organization is one of the oldest family-run commercial and residential real estate companies in New York City.