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Calvin Pollard architectural drawings and papers, 1830-1850

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460563 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Pollard, Calvin, 1797-1850 ; Taber, Charles C
Title Calvin Pollard architectural drawings and papers, 1830-1850
Physical Description 41 items
Language(s) English .
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Description

Summary

Pollard's architectural drawings for churches, and residential and commercial buildings, located largely in New York and New Jersey, many undated, circa 1830s. Included are drawings for St. Paul's Protestant Episcopal Church, Petersburgh, Va., built, 1838, and destroyed in a fire, 1854; a prison, probably submitted by Pollard to the 1835 competition for the New York Hall of Justice. Also, a broadside, undated, describing the projected Washington Monument, New York City; a letter Pollard from Charles C. Taber, 1850, describing his plans for four houses on three adjacent lots on 25th Street, with sketched plans on verso; and two trade cards of C. Pollard's Ohio Fire Proof Mineral Paint attached.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Preferred Citation

Calvin Pollard architectural drawings and papers. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

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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"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
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Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Broadsides Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Anglican church buildings -- Virginia -- Petersburg Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Competitions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New Jersey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Virginia -- Petersburg Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Church architecture -- New Jersey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Church architecture -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Church architecture -- Virginia -- Petersburg Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial buildings -- New Jersey Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial buildings -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York Hall of Justice (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Paint Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Prisons -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
St. Paul's Episcopal Church (Petersburg, Va.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Washington Monument (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architect practicingin New York City.