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Document Details


Title: Reginald Malcolmson
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: Malcolmson speaks of his decision to leave a thriving practice in Ireland to study with Mies van der Rohe at IIT; experiences at IIT; Mies as a hero; Naum Gabo; Ludwig Hilberseimer; graduate thesis; Alfred Caldwell; Konrad Wachsmann; Mies's resignation from IIT: merging of the Institute of Design with IIT; the American Institute of Architects; Malcolmson's devotion to visionary architecture; the University of Michigan.
Extent: 154 pages
URL: http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/caohp/malcolmson.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1987 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Malcolmson, Reginald Francis, 1912-1992
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker place of birth: Dublin, Leinster, Ireland; Leinster, Ireland; Ireland; Europe
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Architect
Age at speaking: 75
Document location: Chicago, IL
Document date: 28-Aug-1987
Interviewer: Blum, Betty J.
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Illinois; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architects and community--Chicago (Ill.); Architectural firms; Architecture; Architecture--Chicago (Ill.); Architecture--Study and teaching; Chicago, IL; Illinois; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025545-32323