Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Paul Zucker photographs and papers, 1911-1968, bulk 1919-1935

Summary Information

Abstract

Dr. Paul Zucker (1889-1971) was a German architect, author and later professor at Cooper Union in New York, N.Y. The bulk of the collection consists of photographs of Zucker's work.

At a Glance

Bib ID 14411020 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Zucker, Paul, 1889-1971
Title Paul Zucker photographs and papers, 1911-1968, bulk 1919-1935
Physical Description 1.5 manuscript box; 1 print box
Language(s) German .
Access

This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. A file listing is available for the collection. To request this list and to make an appointment, or for any for further information, please email avery-drawings@library.columbia.edu.

Arrangement

Description

Scope and Contents

Collection includes photographs of residential and commercial buildings; interiors and exteriors; architectural drawings of houses; site drawings of the Continental Building in Chicago; newspaper clippings; reviews of Zucker's work; some correspondence; German service cross citation; German patent certificate; notes and notebook; and photo album of his work.

  • Series I: Project Records

    This series consists of project photographs from 1911-1935 and is mostly of houses. The files are arranged by alphabetical order of folder title.

  • Series II: Professional papers

    This series consists of Dr. Paul Zucker's professional papers from 1911-1968. There are notes, a German "service cross" citation, and a German patent certificate. The files are arranged by chronological order of folder title.

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. A file listing is available for the collection. To request this list and to make an appointment, or for any for further information, 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 processed by Daniela Trapani (Archives Intern) in 2019.

Revision Description

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 prints (photographs) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architects -- Germany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Germany -- Berlin -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Housing -- Germany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Refugees, Jewish Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Dr. Paul Zucker (1889-1971) was a German architect, author and later professor at Cooper Union in New York, N.Y. Before coming to the United States in 1938, Dr. Zucker headed his own architectural firm in Germany and designed numerous office buildings, banks, stores and country houses.