|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
Drawings are arranged in chronological order.
Scope and Content
The architectural drawings in the collection represent 20 projects dated from the 1900s to the 1920s. Each project was catalogued separately in the online catalog. This finding aid provides a link to each project's associated record. Sheet level description can be found in these project-level records. Each sheet is individually accessioned with numbers ranging from 1000.006.00001 through .00111.
Also included are reports and pamphlets, 1915-1919 and undated, of the Association for the Study and Propaganda of the International Pax-State (Etat-Pax, in French), of which Guimard was a member (the Association was in favor of assuring the security, prosperity, and independence of nations through super-armament), and an issue, 1933, of PAX INTERNATIONAL, the monthly journal of the Ligue Internationale de Femmes pour la Paix et la Liberté, whose honorary president was Jane Addams.
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.
Restrictions on Use
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. For additional guidance, see Columbia University Libraries' publication policy.
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.
Hector Guimard architectural drawings and papers. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Gift. Accession number--1000.006.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
2009-06-25 File created.
2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
French architect. Guimard was a leading practioner of the Art Nouveau style, working primarily in Paris.