Avery Drawings & Archives Collections
 

Aaron I. Raisman student drawings, 1894-1898

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: (NNC)9017654
Bib ID 9017654 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Raisman, Aaron I
Title Aaron I. Raisman student drawings, 1894-1898
Physical Description 54 drawings
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

Scope and content

Drawings made by Raisman while a student at Columbia University's School of Mines, Engineering and Chemistry from 1894 to 1898. The majority of the drawings are ink on paper or vellum and are studies of various shapes, valves, arches, and bridges.

Publication Date

1894-1898

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

Accession number--1000.094.

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"
Student drawings Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Architecture -- United States -- Designs and plans Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Columbia University. School of Mines Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Aaron I. Rasiman was an engineer and architect who was one of the designers of the Independent City-Owned Rapid Transit Railroad (also known as the IND), one of the largest civil works project of early 20th century in the U.S.