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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Gilmore David Clarke
RLIN number: NXCP87-A32
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Training at Cornell; early work on Bronx River Parkway; World War I; Westchester County park system; planning parks, parkways and expressways, 1930s through 1950s; housing projects, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; city planning in Portland, Oregon, and Nashville, Tennessee; National Commission of Fine Arts, 1932-1950; New York City traffic control report; New York World's Fair, 1939; College of Architecture, Cornell, 1935-1950; planning for New York State Power Authority, Naval Academy, Military Academy; United Nations headquarters; consulting services to universities and colleges.
Extent: Transcript: 372 leaves, Tape: 1 reel, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1959 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Clarke, Gilmore David, 1892-1982
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Landscape architect
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Benison, Saul
Organizations discussed: Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; City planning; Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Topics discussed - Other terms: Architecture, Modern--20th century--United States; Clarke, Gilmore David, 1892-1982; Express highways; Landscape architects; Public housing; Recreation areas; United States--Commission of Fine Arts
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018067-13510