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Document Details


Title: Natalie de Blois
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: De Blois speaks about her architectural study at Columbia University, New York City; work on commissions with Gordon Bunshaft in the New York office of Skidmore, Owings and Merrill; study as a Fulbright Scholar in Paris; moving to Chicago to work in the SOM office with Bruce Graham; her interest and participation in improving the status of women in architecture; how she balanced professional and personal responsibilities; teaching and working in Austin and Houston, Texas.
Extent: 156 pages
URL: http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/caohp/deblois.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: de Blois, Natalie, 1921-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1921
Speaker place of birth: Paterson, NJ; New Jersey; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 81
Document location: Connecticut
Document date: 12-Mar-2002
Interviewer: Blum, Betty J.
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Europe; France; Ile-de-France, France; Illinois; New York; New York, NY; North America; Paris, Ile-de-France, France; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architectural firms; Architecture; Architecture--Study and teaching; Chicago, IL; Columbia University, New York, NY; Europe; France; Ile-de-France, France; Illinois; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Paris, Ile-de-France, France; United States; Women architects
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025526-27385