Muschenheim Digital Archive


Collection Information


The William Muschenheim Digital Archive is a searchable database of  3500 scans of architectural drawings and photographs from the Muschenheim collections at the Avery Architectural and Fine Arts Library at Columbia University and the Bentley Historical Library at the University of Michigan.

Muschenheim was a modernist architect who studied at MIT and the Behrens School in Vienna. He worked in New York from 1929-1950. He taught at the University of Michigan College of Architecture and carried on a practice in Ann Arbor from 1951-1989.

A timeline of Muschenheim's career and major projects provides provides a graphical interface to the digital collection.  A combined archival finding aid provides detailed descriptions of the Avery and Bentley holdings by project.

The University of Michigan Library provides access to these materials for educational and research purposes. Some materials may be under copyright. If you decide to use any of these materials, you are responsible for making your own legal assessment and securing any necessary permission. If you have questions about the collection, please contact the Bentley Historical Library. If you have concerns about the inclusion of an item in this collection, please contact Library Information Technology.