Edward B. Silverstein Associates Office Records
Scope and Contents
This collection of records from New Orleans architects Edward B. Silverstein Associates (Edward B. Silverstein, 1909-1989)'s office, as well as records from predecessor offices, includes drawings, mounted renderings, photographs, and correspondence related to commercial, social, and institutional projects in New Orleans, across Louisiana, and throughout the United States.
- Edward B. Silverstein Associates (1953-1976) (Organization)
Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open for research.
Conditions Governing Use
This collection is the physical property of Tulane University Special Collections. Copyright belongs to the creators or their legal heirs and assigns. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or owner’s heir for permission to publish where Tulane University Special Collections does not hold the copyright. For further information, please contact Research Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biographical / Historical
Silverstein designed many prominent New Orleans buildings, including, in collaboration with Curtis and Davis, et al, The Rivergate Convention Center and the Louisiana Superdome.
Office chronology: Rolfs and Silverstein (1945-1948) (Arthur Rolfs, Jr., 1901-1977); Weiss and Silverstein (1949-1953) (Leon C. Weiss, 1882-1953); Edward B. Silverstein Associates (1953-1976).
411.56 Linear Feet (108 folders, 1 folio case, 38 boxes)
Language of Materials
This series is arranged into four series: Series 1: Project Drawings; Series 2: Mounted Project Renderings; Series 3: Project Correspondence; Series 4: Project Photographs.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Records were given to Tulane by Edward B. Silverstein in 1979.
- Architectural drawings Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Architecture -- Louisiana -- New Orleans -- 20th century Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Architecture, Domestic -- Louisiana Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
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