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Aaron Resnick architectural drawings, 1947-1986

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Aaron Resnick architectural drawings, 1947-1986, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

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Creator(s):Resnick, Aaron, 1914-1986
Title:Aaron Resnick architectural drawings, 1947-1986
Physical description:170+ rolls
Language(s):In 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 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 documents over 100 projects designed by Aaron Resnick starting from 1947 until his death in 1986. The majority of the projects are residential buildings for the planned community of Usonia, New York. Other creators in the collection include, among others, Frank Lloyd Wright, Franzen Ulrich, Paul Schweikher, and David Henken.

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Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

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.

Restrictions on Use

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.

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.

Preferred Citation

Aaron Resnick architectural drawings, 1947-1986, Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural & 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

CLIO ID: 11266912 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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Additional Creators

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Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Franzen, Ulrich, 1921-2012.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Henken, David T., 1915-1985.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Schweikher, Paul, 1903-1997PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

Subjects

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Design--20th century--United States.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture--United States--Designs and plans.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture, Domestic--New York (State)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture--United States--Designs and plans.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture--New York (State)--Pleasantville, N.Y.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Usonian houses--New York (State)--Pleasantville.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Utopias--New York (State)--Pleasantville.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

Aaron Resnick (1914-1986) was an American engineer and architect. Resnick designed for Usonia, a planned community near Pleasantville, New York, which was conceptualized by Frank Lloyd Wright's Broadacre City.

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