Louis B. Wetmore Papers, 1931-2003
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Brief Description: Papers of Louis Bemis Wetmore (1912- ), Professor of Urban & Regional Planning (1955-76) & department head (1955-65), contains correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, reports, draft essays and studies, blueprints, plans, biographical records, photographs, audiocassettes, slides, notes, bibliographies, contracts, case studies, course materials, budgets, newsletters, newspaper clippings, lectures, and publications concerning consulting; conferences; Department of Urban and Regional Planning; Bureau of Community Planning; Urban Planning curriculum and workshops; planning education, including a history of planning education relating to the Department of Urban and Regional Planning Anniversary Celebration (1983-85); research and professional practice studies, including the Chicago Lakefront Study (1966-73), sabbatical study on planning and development programs of Providence, RI and Toronto, Ontario (1974), Chicago Comprehensive Plan (1943-78), Indianapolis Transportation Corridor Study (1971), Model Cities Program (1966-67), Chicago Community Renewal Program (1960-1965), Jackson Park Study (1965-66), and Chicago Crosstown Expressway Study (1966); and committees and associations, including the Chicago Planning Commission (1963-75), American Institute of Planners (1949-83), American Planning Association (1985-92), Highway Research Board of the National Academy of Sciences (1956-78), the State of Illinois Board of Higher Education (1965-68), Barton-Aschman Associates, Inc. (1960-70), Housing and Home Finance Agency (1950-67), Providence Redevelopment Agency (1947-53), Rhode Island Development Council (1950-56), and The Urbana Group (1986-96). Major correspondents include Lachlan Blair, Leonard Heumann, Albert Guttenberg, William I. Goodman, Jerrold Voss, and Sandra Stiles.
Held at:
University of Illinois Archives
19 Library
1408 W. Gregory Dr.
Urbana, IL 61820
Phone: (217) 333-0798
Fax: (217) 333-2868
Email: illiarch [at] illinois.edu
Record Series Number: 12/8/21
Created by: Wetmore, Louis B. (Louis Bemis) (1912-)
Volume: 39.0 cubic feet

2/10/83;7/27/84;11/24/88; 5/30/2003; 11/23/2005; 6/30/2008.

2 boxes were transferred to UA on July 30 2015.

More information is available at https://files.archon.library.illinois.edu/uasfa/1208021.pdf
Arrangement: By subject and chronological or alphabetical thereunder.
Subject Index
American Institute of Planners
City Planning and Landscape Architecture Department
Cranbrook Academy of Art
Faculty Papers
Housing and Urban Development, U.S. Department of
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Regional Planning
Transportation Research
Urban and Regional Planning Department
Water Conservation
Water Quality
Languages of Materials
English [eng]