Eli Rabineau architectural records and papers, 1942-1987
5.5 linear feet (in 5 archival boxes and 1 oversize box)
This collection is arranged in two series: Professional Papers and Yonkers Public Library Sprain Brook (East) Branch (Now Grinton I. Will Branch).
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This collection documents extensively with project drawings, reports, correspondence, photographs, and some news clippings of Rabineau's award winning project - Yonkers Public Lirbary at Yonkers, New York, from 1958-1985. The much smaller portions of the collection consists of some correspondence, architectural practice files, photographs, news clippings and presentation booklets of his other projects.
Biographical / Historical Note
Eli Rabineau (1914-1991) was an architect whose practice was most active in Westchester County, New York. He graduated with a degree in architecture from New York University in 1946, and with a degree in urban planning from Columbia University in 1970. He designed many public buildings, synagogues, and Jewish centers, including the award-winning Yonkers Public Library Sprain Brook (East) Branch (Now Grinton I. Will Branch), which project records comprise the majority of the present collection.
This collection is available for use by appointment in the Department of Drawings & Archives, Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library, Columbia University. For further information and to make an appointment, please call (212) 854-4110 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.