Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Chester B. Price architectural renderings and photographs, 1930-1962

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460566 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Price, Chester B. (Chester Boyce), 1885-1962 ; Morris, Benjamin W (Benjamin Wistar), 1870-1944 ; Shreve & Lamb ; Warren & Wetmore
Title Chester B. Price architectural renderings and photographs, 1930-1962
Physical Description 150 items
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.

Description

Summary

Price's renderings, circa 1930s until his death in 1962, of designs by Warren and Wetmore, Benjamin Wistar Morris, III, and others; for the Hartford National Bank, Hartford, Conn. and the General Motors Building, New York City, designed by Shreve & Lamb; and other buildings. Also, eight photographs, undated, circa 1930s-1940s, showing the interior and exterior of Union Square Station, Toronto, Ontario (Price's relation to these is unclear).

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

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. 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.

Preferred Citation

Chester B.Price architectural renderings and papers. Located in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Various gifts. Accession number--1000.019, 1967.002, 1973.009.

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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Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
architectural drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
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Architecture -- Connecticut -- Hartford Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Ontario -- Toronto Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bank buildings -- Connecticut -- Hartford Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- Connecticut -- Hartford Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial buildings -- Connecticut -- Hartford Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial buildings -- Ontario -- Toronto Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
General Motors Building (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Hartford National Bank Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Railroad stations -- Ontario -- Toronto Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Transportation buildings -- Ontario -- Toronto Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Union Square Station (Toronto, Ont.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architect, architectural renderer. Price was born in Kansas City, Mo. He lived in New York from 1910.