Avery Library Remembers Our Veterans

Today is Veterans Day. Avery Library has a great deal of material related to monuments, memorials and military architecture. Our Drawings & Archives collection has Henry Ogden Avery‘s competition entry for a memorial for Ulysses S. Grant  [unbuilt] as well as drawings by Harold Van Buren Magonigle for a World War I Veterans Memorial in […]

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Outsider Art books at Avery

In addition to traditional subjects in Art History, Avery Library also collects books on the strange, unsettling world of Outsider Art.  Outsider art is a term used to describe art created by untrained artists who create works outside the boundaries of official culture. Here are a few examples of some current titles we have received: […]

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Avery Real Estate Brochures in NY Times

Today’s New York Times has an article by Diane Cardwell about Manhattan real estate booms and busts which uses brochures and marketing materials from the Avery Library New York Real Estate Brochure Collection.  The collection was donated by Yale Robbins, Henry Robbins, and David Magier in 1986. It consists of over 9,200 advertising brochures, floor […]

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Avery Library Welcomes Students!!

Welcome to Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library!  The Avery Library  homepage has a lot of useful information including hours, services, subject and research guides, and information on our departments including Drawings & Archives, Avery Classics Collection (Rare Books) and the Avery Index . We are also on Facebook and Twitter so "like" us and […]

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Burlington Magazine Online Index Now Available

Burlington Magazine Publications Ltd. has created an Online Index which includes the entire content of The Burlington Magazine dating from March 1903 to December 1987, with additional coverage to 2002 in progress. The Burlington Magazine has been a major source of scholarly art historical research since its inception, and has been indexed to a greater […]

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Avery Library’s Laura Trujillo Wins Information Services Student Employee of the Year Award

We are pleased to announce that Avery Library’s own Laura Trujillo has won one of the Information Services Student Employee of the Year Awards, presented by the Columbia University Libraries Staff Recognition Committee.  Laura has worked at Avery Library since her very first days as a Columbia University student and will be graduating with a […]

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Avery Display of Recent Acquisitions

Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library will host it’s sixth annual Reception & Display of Recent Acquisitions on Monday, May 16th 5:00 – 7:00 p.m. This event showcases some of the most extraordinary, significant and beautiful books, drawings and art works that have been added to Avery collections this past academic year. On view will […]

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Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library now has a blog!

Welcome to the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library blog where we will post frequent updates on our collections, special events, digital projects as well as notices about ‘Avery on the road’ — Avery archival and rare collections on exhibit around the world, ‘Avery in the news’ — reviews and commentary from Avery staff about […]

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