Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Columbia University Department of Facilities Management architectural drawings, 1895-

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 3463984 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Columbia University ; Columbia University. Department of Facilities Management
Title Columbia University Department of Facilities Management architectural drawings, 1895-
Physical Description 5000 drawings (approximate)
Language(s) English .
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Description

Summary

Architectural drawings (no longer in current use by Facilities Management), transferred to the Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library from the Dept. of Facilities Management pertaining to proposals, construction, alteration and addition of properties formerly used or owned, and buildings demolished or still extant. The dates of the materials span 1895 to today. The drawings include plans showing the heating and ventilation systems, electrical and plumbing details, and some original construction materials. Some of the buildings represented in this collection are: Avery Hall; Earl Hall; St. Paul's Chapel; Teachers College; Low Library; Ferris Booth; and Uris Hall, as well as details of fences; steps; statues; and bronze railings. Some of the architects hired by the University include McKim, Mead & White, Howells & Stokes, James Gamble Rogers, and Allen & Collens, as well as builder and architect R. Guastavino Co. who was responsible for the domes and vaults of St. Paul's Chapel, Earl Hall, and the Van Amringe Memorial

General Note

This is the host record for which 1 separate RLIN VIM record was created to describe drawings for St. Paul's Chapel. The RLIN ID number is NYDA96-F555. The accession numbers are 1995.012.00001 through.00012

Using the Collection

Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Permission to publish materials must be obtained in writing from the director of Avery Library.

Preferred Citation

The Columbia University, Dept. of Facilities Management, architectural drawings, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

Ownership and Custodial History

Transferred from the Dept. of Facilities Management, Columbia University.

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"
Architectural drawings -- American Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Detail drawings (drawings) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Orthographic drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Allen & Collens, Architects Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 19th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- New York (State) -- New York -- History -- 20th century Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chapels (rooms or structures) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Churches (buildings) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
College buildings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Avery Hall Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Earl Hall Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Ferris Booth Hall Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Teachers College Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. Uris Hall Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Guastavino vaults Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Howells and Stokes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Libraries (buildings) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Low Memorial Library Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
McKim, Mead & White Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
R. Guastavino Company Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rogers, James Gamble Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
St. Paul's Chapel (Columbia University) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

The Dept. of Facilities Management is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the University buildings and grounds.