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Oral history interview with Serge Chermayeff, 1985 May 23-24

Creator:
Chermayeff, Serge, 1900-1996
Blum, Betty
Subject:
Art Institute of Chicago
Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Institute of Design (Chicago, Ill.)
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
126 p.
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Summary:
Transcript of an interview with Serge Chermayeff conducted May 23-24, 1985 by Betty J. Blum at Chermayeff's home in Wellfleet, Mass. The interview was conducted for the Chicago Architects Oral History Project, under the auspices of the Art Institue of Chicago's Department of Architecture. Included with the transcript is a preface, index, and selected bibliography. The focus of the interview is Chermayeff's tenure (1946-1951) as president and director of the Institute of Design (formerly New Bauhaus) in Chicago.
Citation:
Oral history interview with Serge Chermayeff, 1985 May 23-24. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
Copyright 1986 by the Art Institute of Chicago; authorization to publish, quote, or reproduce requires permission from Ryerson and Burnham Libraries of the Art Institute of Chicago.
Biography Note:
Architect, educator.
Provenance:
Donated 1998 by the Art Institute of Chicago via Jack Perry Brown.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architects
Interviews
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11543
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216371
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Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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