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Document Details


Title: Richard Ten Eyck
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: Ten Eyck speaks about his rural childhood; his industrial design studies at the University of Illinois, Urbana; his work in industry during WWII; his projects at Beech Aircraft; importance of design for Hesston farm machinery; becoming chief consulting designer for Cessna; designing the Vornado fans; operating his design firm in Wichita; designing for Charlie Siebel and Bell Helicopter; observations about industrial design.
Extent: 113 pages
URL: http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/caohp/teneyck.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 2002 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ten Eyck, Richard, 1920-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1920
Speaker place of birth: Marseilles, IL; Illinois; United States; North America
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Designer
Age at speaking: 82
Document location: Orlando, FL
Document date: 27-Apr-2002
Interviewer: von Roessel, Annemarie
Locations discussed: Kansas; North America; United States; Wichita, KS
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Design, Industrial; Education, Higher; Kansas; North America; Oral history; United States; Wichita, KS; Work environment
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025557-27421