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Trans World Airlines Unit Terminal Building, New York International Airport, architectural drawings, 1958-1961.

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Trans World Airlines Unit Terminal Building, New York International Airport, architectural drawings. Located in Columbia University, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Department of Drawings & Archives.

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Summary Information

At a Glance

CLIO record: View CLIO record
Creator(s):Saarinen, Eero, 1910-1961.
Title:Trans World Airlines Unit Terminal Building, New York International Airport, architectural drawings, 1958-1961.
Physical description:51 sheets
Language(s): Materials are in English.
Access: This collection is available for use by qualified readers by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.cul.columbia.edu.  More information »

Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged into one series:

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Description

Scope and Content

Collection consists of 51 reprographic architectural working drawings for the TWA Terminal A at John F. Kennedy International Airport in Queens, N.Y., drawn between 1958 and 1961. All sheets are diazo print on paper, with a very few bearing graphite and/or colored pencil annotations. Earlier drawings note Eero Saarinen as the architect of record; later drawings note Eero Saarinen and Associates. Architectural working drawings are stored in numerical order, sheets 2 through 121, with some sheets lacking.

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Using the Collection

Access Restrictions

This collection is available for use by qualified readers by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email avery-drawings@libraries.cul.columbia.edu.

Restrictions on Use

Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.

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Preferred Citation

Trans World Airlines Unit Terminal Building, New York International Airport, architectural drawings. Located in Columbia University, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Department of Drawings & Archives.

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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

Papers Processed 04/04/2007 avr

Machine readable finding aid generated from MARC-AMC source via XSLT conversion June 25, 2009 Finding aid written in English.
    2009-06-25 File created.

CLIO ID: 6136153 View CLIO record

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Index Terms

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Subjects

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CUL Collections:
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Trans World Airlines Flight Center (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
TWA Terminal A (New York, N.Y.)PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Trans World Airlines--Buildings.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
John F. Kennedy International Airport.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Eero Saarinen & Associates.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
New York (N.Y.)--Buildings, structures, etc.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Airport terminals.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Airport buildings--New York (State)--New York.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture--New York (State)--New York--History--20th century.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architecture--United States--Designs and plans.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID
Architectural drawings--American.PortalCLIOArchiveGRID

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History / Biographical Note

History

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