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Ogden Codman architectural drawings and papers, 1793-1936, bulk 1890-1936

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460551 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Codman, Ogden
Title Ogden Codman architectural drawings and papers, 1793-1936, bulk 1890-1936
Physical Description 3474 drawings
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

Arrangement

This collection contains one series: Series I: Architectural Drawings

Description

Scope and Content

Architectural drawings and specifications for Codman's projects, circa 1890s-1930s, including the Martha Codman house in Washington, D.C.; alterations for Edith Wharton and her husband at their three residences, the Mount in Lenox, Mass., Land's End in Newport, R.I., and their Park Avenue home in New York City; work for the Thayer family of Boston, Mass., specifically Nathaniel Thayer's three homes in Boston, Lancaster, Mass., and Newport, R.I. ("Edgemere"), Bernard Thayer's Beacon Hill houyse in Boston, and Eugene Van Rensselaer Thayer's two houses in Boston and Lancaster, Mass.; the Lucy Dahlgren house in New York City; the Archer M. Huntington house on Fifth Avenue in New York City; interior design for John D. Rockefeller in his house "Kykuit" at Pocantico Hills, N.Y.; interior design work for the Vanderbilt family including Cornelius Vanderbilt's "Breakers" at Newport, R.I. and Frederick William Vanderbilt's mansion in Hyde Park, N.Y. and his house on Fifth Avenue in New York City; Oliver Ames' mansion at Pride's Crossing, Beverly, Mass., and his house in Boston; and interior decoration and alterations for Codman's own homes in Newport, R.I. and Roslyn, N.Y. and his villa in France, "La Leopolda", at Villefranche-sur-Mer. Also, lists, descriptions, and postcards of French chateaux, with related correspondence, circa 1900s-1930s, relating to Codman's bibliography on the chateaux of France; and miscellaneous lists of houses in England and France, correspondence, and printed material.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Restrictions on 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.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.

Preferred Citation

Ogden Codman architectural drawings and papers, circa 1793-1936, (bulk, circa 1890-1936), 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

Revision Description

2009-06-25 File created.

2019-05-20 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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Account books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Postcards Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Archer M. Huntington house (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- France -- Villefranche-sur-Mer Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Massachusetts -- Boston Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Rhode Island -- Newport Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bayard Thayer house (Boston, Mass.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Breakers (Newport, R.I.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Castles -- France -- Bibliography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- England Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- France Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- France -- Paris Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- France -- Villefranche-sur-Mer Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Edgemere (Newport, R.I.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Edward R. Wharton house (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eugene Van Rensselaer Thayer house (Boston, Mass.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Eugene Van Rensselaer Thayer house (Lancaster, Mass.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
France -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Frederick William Vanderbilt house (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Interior architecture -- France -- Paris Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Interior decoration -- France -- Paris Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Interior decoration -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
John D. Rockefeller House (Pocantico Hills, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
La Léopolda (Villefranche-sur-Mer, France) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Land's End (Newport, R.I.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Lucy D. Dahlgren house (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Martha Codman house (Washington, D.C.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mount (Lenox, Mass.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nathaniel Thayer house (Boston, Mass.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nathaniel Thayer mansion (Lancaster, Mass.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ogden Codman house (Newport, R.I.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ogden Codman house (Roslyn, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Oliver Ames house (Boston, Mass.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Oliver Ames mansion (Pride's Crossing, Beverly, Mass.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site (Hyde Park, Dutchess County, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architect, author.