Avery Drawings & Archives Collections

James Grote Van Derpool papers, 1944-1974, bulk 1962-1966

Series IV: Columbia University

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Box 9 Folder 2 Deans Office, School of Architecture, 1959 Mar - May

Includes outlines of courses offered by school including courses descriptions for Evening School for the period of 1959-1960.

Includes JGV'sOutline of Courses on English Domestic Architecture to 1830.

Also includes a typescript of JGV's speech:"Alumni day talk - School of Architecture."

Box 9 Folder 3 Avery History - To School of Architecture

Includes handwritten draft and typescripts:"Avery Memorial Architectural Library"; handwritten notes on Avery History.

Included are letters from JGV to Richard F. Bach; letters from Mrs. Thos. H. Russell;

Photo (and negative) of Miss Wimfred Jehrenkamp, who was a librarian at Avery Library

Box 9 Folder 4 Avery Library

Includes typescript"Avery Library", transcribed letters from Mr. Mrs. Sam. P. Avery and Seth. Low; subjects are: proposals for a new library, funds for cataloging.

Letters from Frederick Coykendall, Roger Howson.

Includes transcribed calculations, award reports (1890-1910), notes on donation of David Keppel Memorial Collections.

Box 10 Folder 1 Miscellaneous, 1955-1964

This group consists of typescripts, correspondence, printed materials.

Includes News Release about the donation of The Francis Henry Lenygon Memorial Room to the Avery Library. Also includesProfessor James Grote Van Derpool remarks at acceptance of Francis Henry Lenygon Memorial Room.

Also included transcriptsThe Twombly-Burden Room. 206 Low Memorial. Columbia University in the City of New York: copy of the letter to Mrs. Francis H. Lenygon from Davidson Taylor about publication a booklet; and Quotation from will of Edith Marion Magonigle about Van-Buren Fund; typescripts on Serlio; exhibition "Lost New York, Architecture Threatened or Destroyed."

Also included are two works by students: "A descriptive Study of Avery Architectural Library" by Wilson C. Duprey, and "Annotated Bibliography in the Fine Arts" by Charles Allan Baretski; and ephemera.