Meyerson, Martin.

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President of the University of Pennsylvania from 1970 to 1981.

From the description of Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1968-1979. (University of Pennsylvania Library). WorldCat record id: 243693747

Martin Meyerson was born in New York City in 1922. With an A.B. degree from Columbia University in 1942 and a master of city planning degree from Harvard University in 1949, he was assistant professor in the planning program of the University of Chicago from 1948 to 1952 and associate professor and then professor of city and regional planning at Penn from 1952-1957. He joined the Harvard University faculty in 1957 and was Williams Professor of City Planning and Urban Research from 1957 to 1963 and director of the MIT-Harvard Joint Center for Urban Studies from 1959 to 1963. Meyerson served the University of California at Berkeley as professor of urban development and dean of the College of Environmental Design from 1963 to 1966. He was appointed President of the University of Buffalo in 1966 and held that position until 1970 when he was appointed President of the University of Pennsylvania. He retired from the Penn presidency in 1981.

Meyerson has worked on problems of urban development for governments of foreign countries and private groups overseas and was an adviser for the United Nations in Japan, Yugoslavia and Indonesia. He was a founder and served as a governor of the Centre for Environmental Studies in London in the 1970s.

From the description of Papers, 1960-1970. (University of Pennsylvania). WorldCat record id: 82493090

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referencedIn R. Buckminster Fuller papers, ca. 1920-1983 Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Portraits of University of California individuals and groups, ca. 1850-[ongoing] Bancroft Library
referencedIn Gaylord P. Harnwell Papers University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
creatorOf Meyerson, Martin. Correspondence to Johan Thorsten Sellin, 1968-1979. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf University of Pennsylvania. Administration. Letters, 1950-1983, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn University of Pennsylvania. University Relations. News and Public Affairs. Records, 1912-1993. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Warren, S. Reid (Samuel Reid), 1908-. Papers, 1923-1991. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
referencedIn Spector, David. Papers, 1968-1973. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Records of the Agency for International Development. 1948 - 2003. Records Relating to the United Nations Conference on the Application of Science and Technology for the Benefit of the Less Developed Areas National Archives at College Park
creatorOf Meyerson, Martin. Letter, 1948, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Ward, F. Champion, 1910-2007. Papers, 1947-1994. University of Chicago Library
creatorOf Raymond and Miriam Klein Foundation. Correspondence with Chaim Potok, 1988. University of Pennsylvania Library
creatorOf Meyerson, Martin, 1922-. Letters, 1963-1975, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Records of the Office of the Chancellor, University of California, Berkeley, 1952-[ongoing] The University Archives.
creatorOf Meyerson, Martin, 1922-. Papers, 1960-1970. University of Pennsylvania, Archives & Records Center
creatorOf Meyerson, Martin. Correspondence to Edward F. Fry, 1975. University of Pennsylvania Library
referencedIn Phillips, Walter Massey, 1912-1985. Oral history project, 1975-1980. Temple University Libraries, Paley Library
referencedIn Heirich, Max. Max Heirich papers relating to the Free Speech Movement, 1964-1971. UC Berkeley Libraries
referencedIn Ward, F. Champion. Papers, 1947-1993 Special Collections Research Center, University of Chicago Library,
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Birth 1922-11-14

Death 2007-06-02

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