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Columbia University School of Architecture student drawings, 1879-1956, bulk 1884-1912

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Bib ID 3460553 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University. School of Architecture ; Arnaud, Leopold, 1895-1984 ; Atwood, Norman ; Boring, William A (William Alciphron), 1859-1937 ; Burley, Robert A ; Camlet, George L ; Camlet, William J ; De Ris, Joan ; Dimick, D. L ; Gifford, R ; Gilbert, Cass, 1859-1934 ; Glushak, E ; Gordo, J ; Hamlin, A. D. F. (Alfred Dwight Foster), 1855-1926 ; Hamlin, Talbot, 1889-1956 ; Herz, Henry ; Jacobs, Harry Allan, 1872-1932 ; Kagawa, Shoso ; Kempa, E ; Khaupt, R ; Leefe, James ; Levi, Julian, 1874-1971 ; Lutz, P ; MacDonald, D ; Madland, Per ; Morris, Benjamin W (Benjamin Wistar), 1870-1944 ; Olgyay, Aladar, 1910-1963 ; Petchler, W. J ; Rapp, W ; Rohdenburg, Theodor Karl ; Scherer, R. R ; Schwarz, R. E ; Smith, Perry Coke ; Schwartz, R. E ; Swan, P. W ; Ware, Arthur ; Ware, William R (William Robert), 1832-1915 ; White, E. D., Jr ; Wolf, J ; Massachusetts Institute of Technology ; Columbia University. School of Mines
Title Columbia University School of Architecture student drawings, 1879-1956, bulk 1884-1912
Physical Description 255 items
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/avery_assets/CU.Architecture.Student.Drawings.pdf
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Description

Summary

Included are drawings--from preliminary sketches to finished renderings--done by students in the architecture program at the School of Mines at Columbia and, later, at the School of Architecture at Columbia. The bulk of these were done circa 1884-1912, during the tenures of Deans William Robert Ware (1881-1903) and A.D.F. Hamlin (1903-1912). Included in collection are student drawings by William A. Boring, Harry Allan Jacobs, Benjamin Wistar Morris, Jr., Julian Clarence Levi, Arthur Ware, Talbot Faulkner Hamlin, Leopold F. Arnaud, Perry Coke Smith, Theodor Karl Rohdenburg, and Aladar Olgyay. Also, drawings done by architecture students at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, circa 1880s; a photograph, undated, of William Robert Ware; and one drawing, 1879, by architect Cass Gilbert.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Preferred Citation

Columbia University School of Architecture student drawings. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

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Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

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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Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

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Architecture -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schools of architecture -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Schools of architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The architecture program at the School of Mines at Columbia was begun by William Robert Ware in 1881. In 1897 the department became a separate school of architecture. Ware had begun the first professional school of architecture in the United States at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.