Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

John B. Trevor papers on Riverside Church, 1920-1956

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 14401986 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Trevor, John B. (John Bond), 1878-1956 ; Rockefeller, John D., Jr (John Davison), 1874-1960
Title John B. Trevor papers on Riverside Church, 1920-1956
Physical Description 1 manuscript box
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

Content Description

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 avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Processing Information

This collection was surveyed by Daniela Trapani (Drawings Intern) in 2019.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Black and white photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Business correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Financial documents Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Allen & Collens, Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architects and patrons -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Design and Plans -- United States. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Church architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Marc Eidlitz & Son Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Pelton, Henry C., 1867-1935 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Riverside Church (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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.