Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Cyril Harris collection of American architectural drawings, 1962-1968

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 13262764 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Harris, Cyril M., 1917-2011 ; Stone, Edward Durell ; Johnson, Philip, 1906-2005
Title Cyril Harris collection of American architectural drawings, 1962-1968
Physical Description 282 drawings; 0.25 linear feet of papers
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.

Description

Publication Date

1962-68

Includes architectural drawings for the following projects: Powell Symphony Hall (St. Louis, MO), New York State Theater, Lincoln Center (New York, NY), Repertory Theater for the Drama And Library Museum, Krannert Center for the Performing Arts (University of Illinois), Cadet Activities Center, John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts (Boston, MA), Research Administration & Symposia Facility, National Academy of the Sciences, Metropolitan Opera House, Lincoln Center (New York, NY).

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.

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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History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Cyril Harris was an Acoustical engineer and Professor Emeritus of Architecture at Columbia University. As a consultant, Harris participated in the design and construction of more than 100 performing arts halls.