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Carroll L. V. Meeks Negatives

An inventory of the collection at Syracuse University

Finding aid created by: MRC
Date: 5 Aug 2010

Biographical History

Carroll Louis Vanderslice Meeks (1907-1966) was an American architectural historian. Published titles include Italian Architecture, 1750-1914 and The Railroad Station: An Architectural History.

Scope and Contents of the Collection

The Carroll L. V. Meeks Negatives contains negatives for 87 photographs in the Yale University Art Library. The majority are of architecture in Europe; there are also a few in the United States. Among the cities represented are London, Blackfriars, Greenwich, Paris, Amsterdam, Stockholm, Rome, Interlaken, Zurich, Boston, New Haven, and San Francisco.

Arrangement of the Collection

Numerical, as designated by donor.


Access Restrictions:

The majority of our archival and manuscript collections are housed offsite and require advanced notice for retrieval. Researchers are encouraged to contact us in advance concerning the collection material they wish to access for their research.

Use Restrictions:

Written permission must be obtained from SCRC and all relevant rights holders before publishing quotations, excerpts or images from any materials in this collection.

Related Material

Special Collections Research Center has substantial holdings relating to architecture, both in our manuscript collections and in our rare books. For manuscript collections, please refer to the SCRC Subject Index . For published items, please refer to the Classic Catalog

Subject Headings


Meeks, Carroll L. V. (Carroll Louis Vanderslice), 1907-1966.


Architecture -- Europe.

Genres and Forms

Negatives (photographs)


Architectural historians.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Preferred citation for this material is as follows:

Carroll L. V. Meeks Negatives,
Special Collections Research Center,
Syracuse University Libraries

Acquisition Information

Gift of Helen Chillman, Yale University Art Library, 1971.

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