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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Muschenheim
RLIN number: NXCPNXCP90A59-
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background; education: Williams, Massachusetts Institute of Technology ('24), Behrens School of Vienna; impressions of numerous architects and their works; professional experience; major projects; New York and Chicago World's Fairs; impressions of Congress of Modern Artists; personal approach to color, design; influences on his work; progress of modern architecture; work and associates in New York City; University of Michigan teaching experience; reflections on modernism, art deco movements; impressions of architectural education: philosophical changes, varying approaches in American, international architecture schools.
Extent: Transcript: 86 leaves, Tapes: 2 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1987. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Muschenheim, William, 1902- (1)
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1902
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 1985
Locations discussed: Michigan; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architecture, Modern; Architecture--Study and teaching; Architecture--United States; Michigan; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Art deco; Muschenheim, William, 1902-; Schools of architecture; University of Michigan
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016387-11830