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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ieoh Ming Pei
RLIN number: NXCP87-A124
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: New York Art World Project
Description: Emigration from China, 1935; teaching at Harvard School of Design, 1945-48; work with William Zeckendorf in Webb & Knapp, 1948-55, on urban redevelopment design; design of Roosevelt Island buildings, John Hancock building, Kennedy Library, Dallas Municipal Administration Center, and National Gallery wing; issues in museum design.
Extent: Transcript: 55 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Pei, I. M., 1917-
Speaker date of birth: 1917
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Diamonstein, Barbaralee
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architecture--Study and teaching; Art museums--United States; Arts--United States; North America; Oral history; United States; Urban renewal
Topics discussed - Other terms: Architecture, Modern--United States; Pei, I. M., 1917-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017094-12537