|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
This collection includes research papers, photographs, notes, and manuscript material compiled by Keith Morgan during his research on American architect Charles Adams Platt.
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
Columbia University is providing access to the materials in the Library's collections solely for noncommercial educational and research purposes. The unauthorized use, including, but not limited to, publication of the materials without the prior written permission of Columbia University is strictly prohibited. All inquiries regarding permission to publish should be submitted in writing to the Director, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. In addition to permission from Columbia University, permission of the copyright owner (if not Columbia University) and/or any holder of other rights (such as publicity and/or privacy rights) may also be required for reproduction, publication, distributions, and other uses. Responsibility for making an independent legal assessment of any item and securing any necessary permissions rests with the persons desiring to publish the item. Columbia University makes no warranties as to the accuracy of the materials or their fitness for a particular purpose.
Keith N. Morgan research papers on Charles A. Platt. Located in the Dept. of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Source of acquisition--Gift of Keith N. Morgan. Accession number--2003.010.
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
Papers Processed JT 06/01/07.
History / Biographical Note
Biographical / Historical
Keith Morgan is an American architectural historian. Morgan earned his B.A. from The College of Wooster, his M.A. from the Winterthur Program of the University of Delaware, and his Ph.D. from Brown University. He has taught at Boston University since 1980, serving variously as director of the graduate program, director of the Preservation Studies program and of the American and New England Studies program, and as the chairman of the Art History department. He is a former national president of the Society of Architectural Historians. His research on Charles Platt was published in Shaping a New American Landscape: The Art and Architecture of Charles A. Platt, Boston Architecture, 1975-1990, which he coauthored with Naomi Miller. Morgan is the editor and one of the principal authors for Buildings of Massachusetts: Metropolitan Boston and serves as the architecture editor for The Encyclopedia of New England.