|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
Scope and content
Mayer's news bulletins, with some related correspondence, 1946-1954, some undated, contain descriptions of his work on city planning, rural development, architectural, and engineering projects in India, particularly the rural development projects at Etawah and elsewhere in Uttar Pradesh. Also, Mayer's impressions of India, his colleagues, Jawaharal Nehru and other Indian government officials, Indian-American relations, and personal matters.
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.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.
Albert Mayer: News bulletins from India. 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--1000.071.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Architect, city planner, engineer. Mayer (b. 1897) was appointed Planning Advisor to the Government of Uttar Pradesh, India, in 1947.