Richard C. Bell Oral History 2007

Summary
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360 megabytes
Call number
MC 00197

This collection contains an oral history interview with Dick Bell that was conducted by Chad Morgan in 2007. Bell discusses his career and student years at NC State. In addition to the audio recording, the collection contains field notes, abstracts, and transcripts.

Born in Manteo, North Carolina, Richard C. "Dick" Bell attended the NC State School of Design, graduating in 1950. After an internship with Simons and Simons Landscape Architects in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Bell won the Prix de Rome. During his career as a landscape architect in Raleigh he designed the Brickyard (University Plaza) at NCSU, Pullen Park in Raleigh, and the amphitheater at Meredith College. He also designed his office complex, called the Water Garden.

Biographical/historical note

Born in Manteo, North Carolina, Richard C. "Dick" Bell attended the NC State School of Design, graduating in 1950. After an internship with Simons and Simons Landscape Architects in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Bell won the Prix de Rome. During his career as a landscape architect in Raleigh he designed the Brickyard (University Plaza) at NCSU, Pullen Park in Raleigh, and the amphitheater at Meredith College. He also designed his office complex, called the Water Garden.

Scope/content

This collection contains an oral history interview with Dick Bell that was conducted by Chad Morgan in 2007. Bell discusses his career and student years at NC State. In addition to the audio recording, the collection contains field notes, abstracts, and transcripts.

Arrangement

Materials arranged in order received.

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Richard C. Bell Oral History, MC 00197, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Related material

Source of acquisition

Collection created by Chad Morgan for the NCSU Libraries Special Collections Research Center (Accession 2011.0077).

Processing information

Processed by Todd Kosmerick, November 2012; machine-readable finding aid by Todd Kosmerick, November 2012.

Richard C. Bell oral history audio recording, field notes, abstract, and transcript [digital files]

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Richard C. Bell Oral History, MC 00197, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.