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Oral history interview with Wallace Kirkman Harrison, 1978.

Creator: Harrison, Wallace K. 1895-1981
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 412 leaves. tape 8 reels.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Architect; interviewee d. 1981.

Scope and Contents

Childhood, Worcester, Mass.; education; work with McKim, Mead & White, New York, N.Y.; experiences with Navy, World War I; architectural studies in France; Penn Power & Light design project; design for 1939 World's Fair; evaluation of atelier system of architectural education; teaching experiences at Columbia University; architectural design work on Radio City Music Hall, Rockefeller Center complex, Metropolitan Opera, United Nations facilities.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1990.

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