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Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library

Henry Ogden Avery architectural drawings and papers, 1872-1890 

Avery, Henry Ogden, 1852-1890
Phys. Desc: 
320 drawings; 2 linear feet (papers)
Avery Architectural & Fine Arts Library
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Biographical Note

Architect. Avery was born in Brooklyn. After studying at the Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris, he returned to New York and worked in the office of Richard Morris Hunt until starting his own practice in 1883. The Avery Library at Columbia University was founded by his parents in his memory. The library was renamed the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library in 1978.