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Leopold Arnaud papers and architectural drawings, 1914-1980

Title
Leopold Arnaud papers and architectural drawings, 1914-1980, bulk 1914-1945
Production
1914-1980
Description
0.5 linear feet (in 2 boxes), 1 oversize box, and 160 drawings.
Arrangement
This collection is arranged in three series: West Point Competition, Student Work, and Miscellaneous.
Finding Aid
Finding aid available online. See Online Link.
Summary
The collection is composed primarily of architectural drawings, correspondence, student photographs, and student sketchbooks. A significant portion of the collection documents Leopold Arnaud's involvement in the US Military Academy at West Point Architecture Competition, 1944-1945, where he served as Professional Advisor. The collection also contains a transcription of a cassette tape sent by Leopold Arnaud to Dean James Stewart Polshek describing the history of Columbia University's School of Architecture for the School's Centenary.
Biographical / Historical Note
Leopold Arnaud was a member of the Columbia University's School of Architecture faculty for 31 years and dean from 1937 to 1960.
Restrictions
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 avery-drawings@libraries.columbia.edu.
Permission to publish must be obtained in writing from the Director, Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library, Columbia University, 1172 Amsterdam Ave., MC 0301, New York, NY 10027.
Format
Manuscript/Archive Manuscript/Archive
Acquired On
May 25, 2011
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