Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archival collections

Although Avery Library is closed due to the COVID-19 pandemic, our librarians and archivists are still busy at work providing reference services, supporting teaching, and processing collections. Most recently, Archivist Pamela Casey in Avery’s Drawings & Archives department published the finding aid for the Project Photographs collection in the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation Archives. This […]

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Avery Welcomes Pamela Casey

Pamela Casey comes to us from the Canadian Centre for Architecture in Montreal, where she worked as Archivist after receiving her Master in Library and Information Studies at McGill University in May 2015. From 2012-2013, Pamela was a Graduate Archival Intern at Avery Drawings and Archives and at Columbia’s Rare Book and Manuscript Library. In […]

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Job Postings: Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

New job openings at Avery! Avery Library is seeking qualified candidates for two full-time professional staff positions: The Curator of Avery Classics provides leadership and administration for collection development and resource management of the Avery Classics (rare books) collection. Read more and apply online: https://academicjobs.columbia.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=59525 The Registrar & Digital Content Librarian is responsible for special […]

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Avery’s Durst Project Welcomes New Staff

Avery Library's Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection project welcomes two new staff members to our bibliographic services team. Lena Newman (right) began working on the Durst Project in the Fall of 2012 first as a student assistant and then as Project Bibliographic Assistant. Her work entails hands-on bibliographic research and analysis for inventorying, […]

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Roberto C. Ferrari speaks at Oxford conference

Roberto C. Ferrari, Curator of Art Properties, recently represented Columbia University Libraries at Oxford University, where he was a speaker at the conference Pre-Raphaelitism: Past, Present and Future, held at the Ashmolean Museum and St. John’s College on September 13 and 14, 2013.  The conference was a response to the exhibition Pre-Raphaelitism: Victorian Avant-Garde, which […]

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Margaret Smithglass joins Avery Library

We are pleased to announce the appointment of Margaret Smithglass as the new BWR Librarian. Her first day at Avery was Monday, May 13th. Margaret comes to us from Yale where she recently completed a year as Samuel H. Kress Fellow in Art Librarianship, Yale University: Haas Arts Library and Special Collections. Other professional experiences […]

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Erin Leach joins Avery Library

Erin Leach joins Avery Library as the Cataloging/Metadata Librarian for the Seymour B. Durst Old York Library Collection project. Erin earned an M.A. in Information Sciences from the University of Missouri-Columbia in 2005. An active member of ALA and ALCTS, Erin was a member of the 2011 Emerging Leaders cohort. She currently chairs the Continuing […]

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