|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
Consists of correspondence, architectural drawings of Riverside Church, photographs of Riverside Church (models and religious figures), photo print of architectural drawings, financial papers, meeting minutes and newspaper clippings.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
This collection was surveyed by Daniela Trapani (Drawings Intern) in 2019.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
John B. Trevor was an American lawyer and one of Riverside Church's Advisory Building Committee members. John D. Rockefeller, Jr., financier and philanthropist, funded the construction of Riverside Church, which opened in 1930. Charles Collens and Henry C. Pelton designed the Church.