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INVENTORY OF THE ABRAAM KRUSHKHOV COLLECTION, 1933-1987
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Description
The Abraam Krushkhov Collection documents Krushkhov’s achievements in local, national, and international levels of urban planning. Materials (1933-1987) include speeches, writings, correspondence, education papers, and urban planning files relating to numerous U.S. and international regions. The collection also describes his professional involvements with Daniel, Mann, Johnson, & Mendenhall (DMJM), Archisystems, International Planning Associates, and various governmental planning agencies. Some of Krushkhov’s teaching files, such as his tenure as a urban planning instructor at California State University Dominguez Hills and other academic institutions, are included as well. The collection also includes photo slides relating to urban planning.
Background
As a member of the American Institute of Certified Planners (AICP), Abraam Krushkhov (1917-1990) had over 38 years of professional experience in providing city and regional planning services to both governmental agencies and private firms, many of which involve the preparation of plans for planning commissions, services to federal governments, state and metropolitan area planning bodies, county and city planning commissions, private land developers, and citizen advisory groups. He received his B.A. in Architecture from Illinois Institute of Technology in 1950, and completed some graduate course work in Advanced Building Research, where he worked studied under László Moholy-Nagy. He also served in the U.S. Army from 1942 to1946 (where he was known as Abraam Crowe).
Extent
64 boxes [27 linear ft]
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Director of Archives and Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical materials and not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.
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