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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Wallace Kirkman Harrison
RLIN number: NXCP88-A155
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood, Worcester, Mass.; education; work with McKim, Mead & White, New York, N.Y.; experiences with Navy, World War I; architectural studies in France; Penn Power & Light design project; design for 1939 World's Fair; evaluation of atelier system of architectural education; teaching experiences at Columbia University; architectural design work on Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center complex, Metropolitan Opera, United Nations facilities.
Extent: Transcript: 412 leaves, tape: 8 reels
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: Harrison, Wallace Kirkman, 1895-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Daum, Raymond L.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architecture--Study and teaching; Architecture--United States; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Architecture--Designs and plans; Harrison, Wallace K. (Wallace Kirkman), 1895-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019404-14847