Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Robin Middleton papers, 1931-2005

Summary Information

Abstract

Robin Middleton is an architectural historian whose work focuses largely on French and English architecture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The collection documents Middleton's research and writing process starting with his early dissertation work on Eugène Emmanuel Viollet-le-Duc at Cambridge University continuing into the 1990s after Middleton joined the faculty at Columbia University.

At a Glance

Bib ID 13838332 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Middleton, Robin
Title Robin Middleton papers, 1931-2005
Physical Description 5 document boxes
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

Description

Content Description

The collection consists of notes, manuscripts, research and visual materials used in the development and preparation of lectures, articles, and other scholarship on various architectural topics. For the bulk of the materials, original folder titles have been maintained. The collection includes some personal papers and correspondence.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Conditions Governing 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.

Preferred Citation

Robin Middleton papers, Department of 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

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Elliott Sturtevant (Graduate Intern), under the supervision of Shelley Hayreh, Avery Archivist, in 2017.

Revision Description

2019-04-19 File created.

2019-06-13 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 -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Modern -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Viollet-le-Duc, Eugène-Emmanuel, 1814-1879 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

South African born architectural historian. Middleton's work is largely focused on French and English architecture of the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. Middleton has been on facutly at Columbia University since 1987.