|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Electus D. Litchfield architectural drawings and photographs. Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Various gifts. Accession number--1942.001, 1947.001, 1950.003.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
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.