|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
Scope and Contents
The collection consists of 10 film reels.
Using the Collection
Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
Conditions Governing Access
Collection temporarily unavailable for use due to digitization and processing; expected availability Spring 2021.
Conditions Governing Use
Columbia University is providing access to the materials in the Library's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Columbia University is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For additional guidance, see Columbia University Libraries' publication policy. In addition to permission from Columbia University, permission of the copyright owner (if not Columbia University) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distributions, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Columbia University makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.
[Description of item], Ruth Abrams films, Drawings and Archives, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.
Papers of Ruth Abrams, Yeshiva University Museum
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
This finding aid was created by Shelley Hayreh in 2020.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Ruth Abrams was a painter of the New York School. From 1965 to 1966, Ruth Abrams was the art director at the Research Association of The New School, and also lectured at the Parsons The New School for Design.
Born in Brooklyn, New York in 1912, Abrams studied studied art at the Art Students' League, Columbia University, and the School of Social Research. She worked in the ateliers of sculptors William Zorach, Aleksandr Archipenko, and Jose de Creeft, and painters John Graham, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, and architect Wallace Harrison.