Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Electus D. Litchfield architectural drawings and photographs, 1912-1940

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460629 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Litchfield, Electus D (Electus Darwin), 1872-1952 ; Rogers, Pliny, 1882-1930 ; Gander, Gander & Gander ; Tracy, Swartwout & Litchfield ; Electus D. Litchfield & Rogers
Title Electus D. Litchfield architectural drawings and photographs, 1912-1940
Physical Description 14 cubic feet
Language(s) English .
Additional Description http://www.columbia.edu/cu/libraries/inside/avery_assets/Litchfield.pdf
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

Summary

Architectural drawings and photographs of Litchfield's designs for Yorkship village (housing for ship workers during World War I near Camden, N.J.); Public Library, St. Paul, Minn.; memorial to Theodore Roosevelt at Oyster Bay, Long Island, N.Y.; 800 Park Avenue and other New York City apartment houses; Albany Post Office, Albany, N.Y. (designed by Gander, Gander & Gander, with Litchfield as consulting architect); and other projects.

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.

Preferred Citation

Electus D. Litchfield architectural drawings and photographs. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.

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"
Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographic prints Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
800 Park Avenue (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Albany Post Office (Albany, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Apartment houses -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural design Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New Jersey -- Camden Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Historic sites -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorials -- New York (State) -- Oyster Bay Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Post office buildings -- New York (State) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public buildings -- New York (State) -- Albany Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public libraries -- Minnesota -- Saint Paul Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sagamore Hill National Historic Site (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Saint Paul Public Library Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Theodore Roosevelt Memorial (Oyster Bay, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Working class -- Dwellings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Yorkship Village (Camden, N.J.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architect. Litchfield was active in New York City. He worked independently, and in partnership with Pliny Rogers (1882-1930) as Electus D. Litchfield & Rogers, and with Tracy, Swartout & Litchfield from 1908-1912.