|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
This collection includes a very small number of personal papers from Ware; photographs of students, faculty, and school buildings, 1880s-1920s; memorials and testimonials to Ware; and miscellaneous clippings (including clippings of articles about Marcia Mead, first woman graduate of the School of Architecture), invitations (including two invitations to the first commencement of the University of the City of New York, 1834), greeting cards and announcements.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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.
William Robert Ware papers and photographs. 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
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Architect. Ware was the founder of the School of Architecture at Columbia University, which began as the Department of Architecture in the School of Mines at Columbia College, New York, N.Y.