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George T. Rockrise Collection, 1935-1991 (bulk 1950-1972)
2001-6  
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Description
The George T. Rockrise collection contains some personal documents, such as letters sent to family during Rockrise's years as a Fulbright Scholar in Italy, holiday cards and travel sketches, but is mostly comprised of professional papers, office records and project records. The documents in the professional papers series reveals Rockrise's diverse interests, active involvement and success in all aspects of environmental design. The majority of projects in the office and project records series were completed by Rockrise as a sole practitioner, often collaborating with landscape architects on projects such as the Donnell Pool House with Thomas Church.
Background
George T. Rockrise (1917-2000)
Extent
5 boxes, 1 flat box, 2 flat file drawers.
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish, reproduce, or quote from materials in the collection should be discussed with the Curator.
Availability
Collection is open for research.