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

Author: Joseph Esherick; William Turnbull; Suzanne B Riess; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Manuscript   Archival Material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Oral histories
Named Person: Wharton Esherick; William Wilson Wurster; Bernard R Maybeck; Wharton Esherick; Bernard R Maybeck; William Wilson Wurster
Material Type: Biography, Manuscript, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Archival Material, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Joseph Esherick; William Turnbull; Suzanne B Riess; Bancroft Library. Regional Oral History Office.
OCLC Number: 39091686
Description: Transcript: 1 volume (xvii, 800 pages) : illustrations, portrait ; 28 cm audio tapes: 54 audiocassettes Supplementary material, including lecture notes, writings, miscellaneous brochures: 1 box and 1 volume (.3 linear ft.)
Responsibility: Joseph Esherick ; introductions by William Turnbull, Jr. [and others] ; interviews conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1994-1996. Regional Oral History Office, the Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley,

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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.

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