Frederick Woodbridge at Antioch

  Frederick Woodbridge was the excavation architect for the Antioch excavation in 1924. His drawings of the excavation, part of his archive at the Drawings and Archives, are featured in the new publication: Building a New Rome: The Imperial Colony of Pisidian Antioch (25 BC-AD700) published by the Kelsey Museum of the University of Michigan. […]

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Carolyn Yerkes appointed Curator of Avery Classics

Carolyn Yerkes joins Avery Library this week as its new Curator of Avery Classics A long-time reader in Avery Classics, Carolyn is well acquainted with our outstanding collection and with the worldwide community of scholars who work here throughout the year. Her substantial knowledge of architectural history and history of the book will guide her […]

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Happy Birthday Charles Follen McKim

Charles Follen McKim (Aug. 24, 1847-Sept. 14, 1909) was a member of the partnership McKim, Mead, and White– one of the most prominent American Beaux-Arts architects of the late 19th century. The firm designed the Boston Public Library, Pennsylvania Station (demolished), Madison Square Garden (demolished), University Club of New York, the Pierpont Morgan Library, the […]

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New York Crystal Palace

                                                                                                                          Read more about Avery’s unique image of the New York Crystal Palace in the new article by Julie Mellby in the History of Photography —by Janet Parks, Curator of Drawings & Archives […]

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