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Willaim Alex Research Papers on Calvert Vaux, ca. 1970s-1980s

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Willaim Alex Research Papers on Calvert Vaux, ca. 1970s-1980s, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

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Creator(s):Alex, William
Title:Willaim Alex Research Papers on Calvert Vaux, ca. 1970s-1980s
Physical description:2 linear feet.
Language(s):In English
Access: The bulk of this collection is stored in Columbia University Libraries' off-site storage facility. Materials will be recalled by request. 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 call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.columbia.edu.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection contains one series:

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Description

Scope and Content

The collection is made up of clippings, photographs, notes, and other research material gather on various architectural projects by Calvert Vaux in support of the writing of the publication Calvert Vaux: Architect & Planner (1994).

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Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

 The bulk of this collection is stored in Columbia University Libraries' off-site storage facility. Materials will be recalled by request. 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 call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.columbia.edu.

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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. For additional guidance, see Columbia University Libraries' publication policy.

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Preferred Citation

Willaim Alex Research Papers on Calvert Vaux, ca. 1970s-1980s, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

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About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries. Avery Architecture and Fine Arts Library. Department of Drawings and Archives; machine readable finding aid created by Columbia University Libraries Digital Library Program Division

Processing Information

This collection was processed by Allison Carafa (Bibliographic Assistant) in 2013.

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion July 9, 2013 Finding aid written in English.
    2013-07-09 File created.

CLIO ID: 10306522 View CLIO record

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Index Terms

The names and terms listed below are represented 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 consortial/union catalog offered by OCLC that allows users to search the holdings of multiple archives and libraries.

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Subjects

HeadingCUL Archives:
Portal
CUL Collections:
CLIO
Nat'l / Int'l Archives:
ArchiveGRID
Sheppard Asylum.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Central Park (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Morningside Park (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Prospect Park (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Parks--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

Biography

Calvert Vaux (1824-1895) was a British-American architect and landscape designer. He is best remembered as the co-designer (with Frederick Law Olmsted), of New York's Central Park.

William Alex served as president of the Frederick Law Olmsted Association for over 30 years and curated an exhibit on Calvert Vaux in 1989 for the Museum of the City of New York.

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