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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Philip Cortelyou Johnson
RLIN number: NXCP88-A43
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: New York Art World Project
Description: Organization of International Exhibit of Modern Architecture and establishment of international style; Director, Department of Architecture, Museum of Modern Art, 1930-36, 1946-54; design of museum annex and courtyard, Glass House (1947), Seagram Building; questions of preservation, modernization; processional and monumental elements in architectural design.
Extent: Transcript: 64 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 1964 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Johnson, Philip Cortelyou, 1906-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1906
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 58
Document date: 1964
Interviewer: Diamonstein, Barbaralee
Organizations discussed: Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Architecture, Modern--United States; Architecture--Conservation and restoration; Architecture--Designs and plans; Johnson, Philip Cortelyou, 1906-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019980-15423