Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Aaron Resnick architectural drawings, 1947-1986

Summary Information

Abstract

Aaron Resnick (1914-1986) was an American engineer and architect. Resnick designed for Usonia, a planned community near Pleasantville, New York, which was conceptualized by Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City. The collection documents over 100 projects designed by Aaron Resnick starting from 1947 until his death in 1986. The majority of the projects are residential buildings for the planned community of Usonia, New York. Other creators in the collection include, among others, Frank Lloyd Wright, Franzen Ulrich, Paul Schweikher, and David Henken.

At a Glance

Bib ID 11266912 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Resnick, Aaron, 1914-1986
Title Aaron Resnick architectural drawings, 1947-1986
Physical Description 5,000 drawings
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 organized into one series. Projects are arranged alphabetically within the series.

Description

Scope and Content

The collection documents over 100 projects designed by Aaron Resnick starting from 1947 until his death in 1986. The majority of the projects are residential buildings for the planned community of Usonia, New York. Other creators in the collection include, among others, Frank Lloyd Wright, Franzen Ulrich, Paul Schweikher, and David Henken.

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.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.

Preferred Citation

Aaron Resnick architectural drawings, 1947-1986, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Revision Description

2015-02-28 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 -- New York (State) -- Pleasantville Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Design -- United States -- History -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Franzen, Ulrich, 1921-2012 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Henken, David T., 1915-1985 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schweikher, Paul, 1903-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Usonian houses -- New York (State) -- Pleasantville Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Utopias -- New York (State) -- Pleasantville Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Aaron Resnick (1914-1986) was an American engineer and architect. Resnick designed for Usonia, a planned community near Pleasantville, New York, which was conceptualized by Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City.