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Samuel Gottscho American architecture photographs and negatives, 1925-1939

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460599 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gottscho, Samuel H. (Samuel Herman), 1875-1971 ; Pope, John Russell, 1874-1937 ; Litchfield, Electus D. (Electus Darwin), 1872-1952 ; Atterbury, Grosvenor ; Baum, Dwight James, 1886-1939 ; Pancoast, Russell T (Russell Thorn), 1899-1972 ; Weed, Robert Law ; Volk, John L ; Treanor & Fatio ; Peabody, Wilson & Brown
Title Samuel Gottscho American architecture photographs and negatives, 1925-1939
Physical Description 30,000 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.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Images are arranged in the original numerical order assigned by Gottscho.

Description

Summary

Approximately 30,000 negatives and prints of buildings primarily on the East Coast, designed by various architects, including the Baltimore Museum of Art, Constitution Hall and the National Archives Building in Washington, D.C., and several churches and houses, all designed by John Pope Russell; four houses by Electus D. Litchfield; houses and other projects by Grosvenor Atterbury; houses by Peabody, Wilson & Brown; the John Ringling mansion in Sarasota, Florida, among other houses, churches, and office buildings designed by Dwight James Baum; numerous houses and apartment buildings in Miami Beach, Florida, especially those by Russell T. Pancoast and Robert Law Weed; many other houses throughout Florida by architects such as John L. Volk and Treanor and Fatio; and many houses and estates located in suburbs of New York City, particulary Greenwich, Conn., Montclair, N.J., and Mt. Kisco, Locust Valley, Oyster Bay, and South Hampton, N.Y.

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.

Preferred Citation

Samuel Gottscho American architecture : photographs and negatives. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Gift. Accession number--1964.002.

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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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
negatives (photographs) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architectural photography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Washington (D.C.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- Connecticut -- Greenwich Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- Florida Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- Florida -- Miami Beach Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- Florida -- Sarasota Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New Jersey -- Montclair Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State) -- Locust Valley Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State) -- Mount Kisco Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State) -- Oyster Bay Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State) -- Southampton Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Baltimore Museum of Art Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buildings -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Constitution Hall (Washington, D.C.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
John and Mable Ringling Mansion (Sarasota, Fla.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
National Archives (Washington, D.C.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architectural photographer in New York City. Gottscho was also known for his photographs of flowers and gardens.