|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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
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.