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An architectural practice in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1938-1996 : oral history transcript / 1996.
BANC MSS 98/51 c; Phonotape 2894 C:1-54; BANC MSS 98/51 c Supplementary material, Box 2
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Title:

An architectural practice in the San Francisco Bay Area, 1938-1996 : oral history transcript / 1996

Creator/Contributor:

Esherick, Joseph, 1914-1998, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Turnbull, William, Jr, 1935-1997

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Joseph Esherik discusses his Quaker background, his mentor uncle Wharton Esherick, and his education at the University of Pennsylvania; his wartime experience; his early clients in the San Francisco Bay Area, and the San Francisco chapter of the American Institute of Architects; his thoughts on the work of William Wurster and Bernard Maybeck; the Forties, the Fifties, and the Sixties; teaching at the Dept. of Architecture, University of California, Berkeley; the firm of Esherick, Homsey, Dodge, and Davis; and his philosophy of architecture.

Date:

1996 (issued)

Subject:

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Esherick, Wharton
Wurster, William Wilson
Maybeck, Bernard R
American Institute of Architects. -- San Francisco Chapter.
University of California, Berkeley. -- Department of Architecture.
Esherick, Homsey, Dodge, and Davis.
Architects -- California -- Los Angeles
Architecture -- California

Note:

Joseph Esherick ; introductions by William Turnbull, Jr. ... [et al.] ; interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1994-1996. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,
Audio tape recording of the interview also available. Classified as: Phonotape 2894 C.
Also available online.
Duplicate transcript: Dept. of Special Collections, University of California, Los Angeles Library.
This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Volume includes index.

Type:

biography
Oral histories.

Physical Description:

print
1 v. (xvii, 800 p.) : ill., port. ; 28 cm.
54 sound cassettes.
1 box and 1 v. (.3 linear ft.)

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3p7b
BANC MSS 98/51 c
Phonotape 2894 C:1-54
BANC MSS 98/51 c Supplementary material, Box 2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. All publication rights are reserved to The Bancroft Library of the University of California, Berkeley. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z3p7b