Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Louis Checkman negatives photographs and papers, 1955-1992

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: (NNC)12138548
Bib ID 12138548 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Checkman, Louis, 1914-2004 ; Checkman, Louis, 1914-2004
Title Louis Checkman negatives photographs and papers, 1955-1992
Physical Description 6,604 negatives; 2,482 photographic prints; 600 slides (approximately)
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/avery_assets/Louis Checkman Job Records.pdf
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.

Description

Summary

The collection primarily consists of negatives, transparencies, prints of architectural models arranged chronological by project number.

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Wayne Checkman. Method of acquisition--Donated;; Date of acquisition--2015. Accession number--2015.010.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

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"
Architectural design Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural models Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural models -- Design and construction Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural photography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Models and modelmaking Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Skidmore, Owings & Merrill Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stone, Edward Durell Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Structural frames -- Models Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Architectural model photographer. Clients included, among others, Philip Johnson, Edward Durell Stone, Skidmore, Owings and Merrill.