|Avery Drawings & Archives Collections|
At a Glance
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.
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 email@example.com.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
About the Finding Aid / Processing Information
Columbia University Libraries, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library
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.