Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Leopold Eidlitz architectural drawings and papers, 1852-1895

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460581 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Eidlitz, Leopold, 1823-1908 ; Fuller, Thomas ; Eidlitz, Cyrus L. W. (Cyrus Lazelle Warner), 1853-1921 ; Robertson, R. H. (Robert Henderson), 1849- ; Perry, I. G. (Isaac G.), 1822-1904 ; Eidlitz, Richardson & Company ; Fuller & Laver
Title Leopold Eidlitz architectural drawings and papers, 1852-1895
Physical Description 62 items
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/avery_assets/Eidlitz.pdf
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

Included are 60 photographs, approximately half of which show architectural drawings and models of the New York State Capitol at Albany, and views of the Capitol under construction, circa 1860s-1880s. These primarily show the work of Eidlitz, Richardson and Company, who designed the Capitol. Projects of Fuller and Laver and I. G. Perry for the Capitol are also depicted. The rest of the photographs show other projects by Leopold Eidlitz and his firm including the American Exchange Bank, New York City, 1857; Broadway Tabernacle, New York City, 1859; the Continental Bank, New York City, 1856; the Cooper Union, New York City, circa 1886; Dry Dock Savings Bank, New York City, 1875; and Temple Emanu-El, New York City, 1868. Also, unidentified buildings, and buildings by other architects, including Cyrus W. Eidlitz (Association of the Bar of New York, Main Library, New York City, 1895), and Robert H. Robertson (Phillips Presbyterian Church, New York City, 1874). Two original drawings by Eidlitz of Christ Church, St. Louis, Missouri, circa 1859, and a competition design for the New York City Crystal Palace, circa 1852.

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Gifts. Accession number--1977.003, 1977.008.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Subject Headings

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

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
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"CUL Collections:"
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American Exchange Bank (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Anglican church buildings -- Missouri -- Saint Louis Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural design Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Association of the Bar of the City of New York. Main Library Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Bank buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Banks and banking -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Broadway Tabernacle (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Christ Church (Saint Louis, Mo.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Church buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Continental Bank & Trust Company of New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Cooper Union Foundation Building (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Crystal Palace (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dry Dock Savings Bank (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Exhibition buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York (State) -- Capital and capitol Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York State Capitol (Albany, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Phillips Presbyterian Church (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public buildings -- New York (State) -- Albany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Synagogues -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Temple Emanu-El (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architect.