Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

The Sclater collection of 19th-century New York architectural drawings, 1790-1830

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460618 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Newton, Joseph ; Lawrence, James C ; Vandenheuvel, T. G ; Hedley, Henry, active approximately 1800-1836 or 1837
Title The Sclater collection of 19th-century New York architectural drawings, 1790-1830
Physical Description 105 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

Scope and content

Architectural drawings of late 18th- and early 19th-century residences, ecclesiastical buildings, commercial buildings, stables, and other structures located largely in New York City. Drawings are signed by Joseph Newton, James C. Lawrence, Henry Hedley, a Mr. Whiteman, T.G. Vandenheuvel. Drawings are largely unsigned. Among structures represented are Washington Hall, on Broadway, New York, undated, unsigned; "A plan of a roof sent to Philadelphia for the circus" undated, unsigned; and City Hall, New York, undated. Also, miscellaneous engravings, clippings, and details.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Conditions Governing 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.

Preferred Citation

Sclater collection of 19th-century New York architectural drawings. 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--1976.007.

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.

All links open new windows.

Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Engravings (prints) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
architectural drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architecture -- Details Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Carpenters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Church architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Circus -- Pennsylvania -- Philadelphia Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Commercial buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dwellings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
New York City Hall (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stables -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Washington Hall (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The collection was originally owned by Henry Hedley, a New York carpenter and builder who flourished 1800-1836 or 1837.