Avery Drawings & Archives Collections

Henry-Russell Hitchcock papers, 1500-1970, bulk 1800-1970

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460620 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hitchcock, Henry-Russell, 1903-1987
Title Henry-Russell Hitchcock papers, 1500-1970, bulk 1800-1970
Physical Description 1 cubic feet
Language(s) English .



Architectural drawings, specifications, manuscripts, printed materials, photographs, ephemera, collected by Hitchcock, and relating to the work of architects Henry Hobson Richardson and Frank Lloyd Wright, including a letter, 1940, from Wright to Hitchcock suggesting the writing of IN THE NATURE OF MATERIALS; the architectural firm Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge; furniture designer Charles Rennie Macintosh; and miscellaneous and unidentified architects dating from the sixteenth century to the twentieth century, with the bulk dating from the nineteenth century.

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Preferred Citation

Henry-Russell Hitchcock papers. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Gift.

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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Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
architectural drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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Architects -- United States Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural firms Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- History Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Furniture designers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Mackintosh, Charles Rennie, 1868-1928 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Richardson, H. H (Henry Hobson), 1838-1886 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shepley, Bulfinch, Richardson, and Abbott Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Shepley, Rutan, and Coolidge Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Hitchcock (1903-1987) was an architectural historian.