Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Dixie Trainer papers, 1964-1997

Summary Information

At a Glance

Bib ID 8088207 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Trainer, Dixie
Title Dixie Trainer papers, 1964-1997
Physical Description 0.1 linear feet (0.1 linear feet); 5 blueprints; 5 photographs
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

The collection contains blueprints and photographs of the Whitney Museum of American Art used by Dixie Trainer to make a replica of the building for a fund-raising gala for the museum.

Publication Date

1964-1997

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Dixie Trainer. Method of acquisition--Donated;; Date of acquisition--1997. Accession number--1997.025.

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"
black-and-white photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
blueprints (reprographic copies) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architectural models Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Architectural models -- Design and construction Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Breuer, Marcel, 1902-1981 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Marcel Breuer Associates/Architects and Planners Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Models and modelmaking Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Trainer, Dixie Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Whitney Museum of American Art Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Dixie Trainer is a maker of miniature buildings. She created a scale model of the Whitney Museum of American Art for the Souvenir Building Collectors.