Avery Acquires the John H. Yardley Collection of Architectural Letterheads

NEW YORK, April 13, 2012 –

The Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library is pleased to announce the donation of the John H. Yardley Collection of Architectural Letterheads. The donation was made by Bernice Gordon in memory of her husband, Mr. John H. Yardley. Comprised of commercial stationery with illustrations of buildings in lower Manhattan, the Yardley Collection provides a unique view of New York City's evolution during the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. See press release.

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