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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Adams Delano
RLIN number: NXCP87-A91
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education at Yale and Columbia School of Architecture; early practical work; study abroad; notable buildings and clients; Washington experiences; Board of Design for New York World's Fair, 1936; LaGuardia and Idlewild airports; West Point; charitable work.
Extent: Transcript: 94 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1874
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 1950
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920- ; Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architecture--Study and teaching; Columbia University, New York, NY; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Public buildings; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Architecture, Modern--20th century--United States; Columbia University--School of Architecture; Delano, William Adams, 1874-1960; New York (NY)--Airports
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018704-14147