Eliot, Charles W. (Charles William), 1899-1993

Alternative names
Dates:
Birth 1899-11-05
Death 1993-03-16
Gender:
Male
American

Biographical notes:

Landscape architect. Educated at Harvard: A.B. 1920, M.L.A. 1923. Charles William Eliot II was the son of Samuel Atkins Eliot and the grandson of Charles William Eliot, president of Harvard from 1869 to 1909.

From the description of Biography of Samuel Atkins Eliot, ca.1885-1956 (inclusive), 1954-1956 (bulk). (Harvard University, Divinity School Library). WorldCat record id: 269368155

Charles William Eliot (1899- ) served with other Harvard men in the American Red Cross Ambulance unit, Section I, in Bassano, Italy in 1918. He earned his Harvard AB 1920 and became a planner and landscape architect. He went on to become a professor in the Graduate School of Design. His grandfather served as President of Harvard University.

From the description of Italian Front, photograph album 1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063907

From the description of Papers regarding the American Red Cross Ambulance Unit in Bassano, Italy, 1918-1987. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 77063905

From the description of Italian Front, photograph album 1918. (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 249202724

Charles William Eliot II (1899-1993) graduated from Harvard College in 1920 and earned a master's of landscape architecture from Harvard in 1923. He served as director of the National Resources Planning Board, a part of Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal, from 1939 to 1943. Mr. Eliot also held the Charles Eliot Professorship in Landscape Architecture and Regional Planning (named after his uncle) at the Harvard Graduate School of Design from 1955 to 1959, at which point he became Professor of City and Regional Planning until 1967.

From the guide to the Biography of Samuel Atkins Eliot, ca.1885-1956 (inclusive), 1954-1956 (bulk)., (Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School)

Planner, landscape architect. Educated at Harvard University (A.B. 1920; M.L.A. 1923). Landscape architect, Boston, 1924-26; city planner for Arlington, Mass. and other towns; National Capital Park & Planning Commission, Washington D.C., 1926-30, director of planning, Washington and environs, 1930-33; exececutive officer National Planning Board, Public Works Administration 1933-34, National Resources Board, 1934-35 and National Resources Committee, 1935-39; director National Resources Planning Board, 1939-43; director of Haynes Foundation, 1944-45; planning consultant in private practice since 1945; Charles Eliot professor of landscape architecture and regional planning, Graduate School of Design, Harvard University, 1955-59; professor of city and regional planning, from 1959.

From the description of Papers of Charles William Eliot, 1933-1943 (bulk). (Harvard University). WorldCat record id: 188581117



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Subjects:

  • World War, 1914-1918--Photographs
  • World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross--Photographs
  • World War, 1914-1918--Medical care--Photographs
  • World War, 1914-1918
  • Unitarian churches--Clergy--Biography
  • World War, 1914-1918--War work--Red Cross
  • World War, 1914-1918--Medical care
  • Regional planning

Occupations:

  • City planners.
  • Regional planners.
  • Clergy.

Places:

  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Bassano del Grappa Region (Italy) (as recorded)
  • Italy--Bassano del Grappa Region (as recorded)
  • Italy--Bassano del Grappa Region (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • Bassano del Grappa Region (Italy) (as recorded)
  • Bassano del Grappa Region (Italy) (as recorded)
  • Italy (as recorded)
  • United States (as recorded)
  • Italy--Bassano del Grappa Region (as recorded)