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Reminiscences of Gilmore David Clarke, 1959

Creator: Clarke, Gilmore D., 1892-1982
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 372 pages Sound recording: 1 reel Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Landscape architect

Scope and Contents

Training at Cornell; early work on Bronx River Parkway; World War I; Westchester County park system; planning parks, parkways and expressways, 1930s through 1950s; housing projects, including Metropolitan Life Insurance Company; city planning in Portland, Oregon, and Nashville, Tennessee; National Commission of Fine Arts, 1932-1950; New York City traffic control report; New York World's Fair, 1939; College of Architecture, Cornell, 1935-1950; planning for New York State Power Authority, Naval Academy, Military Academy; United Nations headquarters; consulting services to universities and colleges


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984

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