Nathaniel Alexander Owings Papers 1911-1983 (bulk 1960-1980)

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Nathaniel Alexander Owings Papers, 1911-1983, (bulk 1960-1980)

Nathaniel Alexander Owings Papers 1911-1983 (bulk 1960-1980)

Architect and engineer. Correspondence, journals. memoranda, minutes and reports, drafts of speeches and writings, legal and financial papers, subject file, biographical material, poetry, notes, appointment calendars, charts, graphs, diagrams, clippings, printed matter, photographs, scrapbooks, and other material chiefly dating from 1960 to 1980, documenting Owings's career as a founding partner of the architectural firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, as chairman of public commissions responsible for the redesign of Pennsylvania Avenue in Washington, D.C., as a member of various commissions relating to conservation, preservation, and redevelopment in California, and as an author of works on architecture and city planning.

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