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Harold Van Buren Magonigle architectural drawings and papers, 1894-1944, bulk 1894-1930

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3460631 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Magonigle, Harold Van Buren, 1867-1935 ; Ferriss, Hugh, 1889-1962 ; Kimball, Thomas Rogers, 1862-1934 ; Ripley, Hubert G (Hubert George), 1869- ; Taber, I. W ; Magonigle, Edith, 1877-1949 ; Yellin, Samuel, 1885-1940
Title Harold Van Buren Magonigle architectural drawings and papers, 1894-1944, bulk 1894-1930
Physical Description 2000 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

Summary

Sketchbooks, 1895-1903; sketches, 1894-1896, made while Magonigle was travelling in Europe on Rotch Travelling Scholarship; graphic designs, 1902-1919; rendered competition drawings for government buildings, circa 1907-1920, and memorial structures, circa 1910-1930; photographs of Magonigle's architectural drawings, memorial structures, monuments, and other architectural work, much of it located in New York City, circa 1900s-1930s. Among projects represented in the collection are the Gates Avenue Courthouse, Brooklyn, N.Y.; the Firemen's Memorial, the Robert Fulller Memorial, and the National Watergate Memorial in New York City's Riverside Park; the Liberty Memorial in Kansas City, Mo.; the Isaac Guggenheim house in Port Washington, N.Y.; numerous additions and alterations for the Franklin Murphy mansion in Mendham, N.J.; and the United States Embassy compound in Tokyo, Japan. Also, drawings by other architects including Hugh Ferriss, Thomas Rogers Kimball, Hubert George Ripley, and I.W. Taber, that were presented to Magonigle. Also included are drawings, circa 1910s-1940s, by Magonigle's wife, painter and designer Edith Marion Day; photographs of Day and Magonigle; manuscripts of lectures, literary works, and other writings by Magonigle; and ephemera.

Publication Date

1894-1944

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

Harold Van Buren Magonigle architectural drawings and papers. 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--1000.028, 1939.001, 1996.018.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Subject Headings

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Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
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Sketchbooks Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
architectural drawings (visual works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

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Architectural rendering Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Competitions Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Sketch-books Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- Study and teaching Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New Jersey -- Mendham Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic -- New York (State) -- Port Washington Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Buildings -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Embassy buildings -- Japan -- Tokyo Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Europe -- Pictorial works Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Firemen's Memorial (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Franklin Murphy mansion (Mendham, N.J.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gates Avenue Courthouse (Brooklyn, New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Ginling College (Nanjing, Jiangsu Sheng, China) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graphic artists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Isaac Guggenheim house (Port Washington, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Liberty Memorial (Kansas City, Mo.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorials -- Missouri -- Kansas City Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Memorials -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Monuments -- New York (State) -- New York Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
National Watergate Memorial (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Painters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Public buildings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Robert Fuller Memorial (New York, N.Y.) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Sculptors Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
United States. Embassy (Japan) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Universities and colleges -- China Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women designers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Women painters Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Architect, graphic designer, painter, sculptor. Based in New York City.