Guide to the Leigh Fisher Papers related to Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Collection Title: Leigh Fisher Papers related to Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Dates: 1960-1962
Identification: TL009
Creator: Fisher, Leigh
Extent: 22 Letters
Language of Materials: English
Abstract: Leigh Fisher (1922-1982) was an airport consultant and founder of Leigh Fisher Associates (LFA) who advised on the design and construction of airports throughout the second half of the 20th century. Fisher advised on over 200 airports worldwide. He participated in the design and construction of Chicago O'Hare International Airport from the airport lease negotiations in 1959 to participation as a member of the Chicago Airlines Top Committee, a small working group of airline companies and consultants who worked on the execution of design details of the construction of the airport, from 1959-1963. Charles W. Duke was the field manager of the Chicago O'Hare International Airport project for Leigh Fisher Associates. The collection consists of 22 memoranda.
Separated Materials: None.
Conditions Governing Access: Restricted. By appointment only. Researchers wishing to review the physical collection must contact the Transportation Library at (847) 491-5273 for appointment.
Preferred Citation: Leigh Fisher Papers related to Chicago O’Hare International Airport
Related Materials: None.
Repository: Northwestern University Transportation Library
Northwestern University Library (Level 5, North tower)
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Evanston, IL,
URL: http://www.library.northwestern.edu/transportation
Email: trans@northwestern.edu
Phone: 847-491-5273

Arrangement of Materials

Memoranda in the collection are arranged chronologically.

Subjects

Corporate Name

Chicago Airlines Top Committee--Correspondence

Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction

Personal Name

Fisher, Leigh--Correspondence


Container List / Contents

  • Memorandum, July 28, 1960Item 1
      Creator:  Manny, Carter M. H. Note:  Memorandum, June 28, 1960. To: George L. Dement, Commissioner of Public Works, Chicago. From: Carter M.H. Manny, Jr., Naess & Murphy. Subject: Chicago-O'Hare International Airport parking facilities. ID: LF-001 Pagination: 3 leaves Dimensions: 36 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memoranda, Nov. 30, 1960Item 2
      ID: LF-002 Note:  Memoranda, To: Charles W. Duke, Leigh Fisher & Associates. From: Airlines operating out of Chicago O'Hare International Airport. Subject: Count of employees at ORD per airline. Memoranda from: Air France, American Airlines, Lufthansa, Pan American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Chicago Helicopter Airways, Inc., Tran World Airlines, Interstate Hosts, Northwest Airlines. Dated: Nov. 29, 1960-Dec. 3, 1960. Pagination: 6 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Statistics Topical Term: Airlines--Illinois--Chicago--Employees--Statistics
  • Memorandum, Jan. 16, 1961Item 3
      Creator:  Duke, Charles W. Note:  Memorandum, Jan. 16, 1961. To: Project file, LF (i.e., Leigh Fisher), JBJ, RKJ (i.e., Robert K. Joerger), CWD (i.e., Charles W. Duke). From: CWD (i.e., Charles W. Duke). Subject: Reports for period: Jan 3-13, 1961. ID: LF-003 Pagination: 5 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Jan. 24, 1961Item 4
      Creator:  Landrum, Charles Otis, 1917-1976 Note:  Memorandum, Jan. 24, 1961. To: William E. Downes, Jr., Commissioner of Aviation, Chicago, Ill.. From: Chas. O. Landrum, (i.e., Charles O. Landrum), Landrum and Brown. Subject: Parking requirements at Chicago O'Hare International Airport. ID: LF-004 Pagination: 6 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Feb. 20, 1961Item 5
      Creator:  Leigh Fisher Associates Note:  Memo to: C.W. Dukes, Secretary, CATC (i.e., Chicago Airlines Top Committee). From: Leigh Fisher & Associates, Advisor. Subject: O'Hare International Airport Auto Parking Requirements. Date: Feb. 20, 1961. ID: LF-005 Pagination: 2 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Mar. 10, 1961Item 6
      Creator:  Duke, Charles W. ; Manny, Carter M. H. Note:  Memo to: LF (i.e., Leigh Fisher), JBJ, RKJ (i.e., Robert K. Joerger). From: CWD (i.e., Charles W. Duke). Subject: O'Hare International Airport Auto Parking Requirements. Date: Feb. 20, 1961. Includes memo from Carter H. Manny, Jr., Naess & Murphy, to Charles Duke, Leigh Fisher Associates, Mar. 8, 1961. ID: LF-006 Pagination: 5 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Mar. 29, 1961Item 7
      Creator:  Fisher, Leigh Note:  Memorandum, Mar. 29, 1961. To: Chicago Airlines Top Committee. From: Leigh Fisher, Leigh Fisher & Associates. Subject: Industry position on parking lot requirements for Chicago O'Hare International Airport. ID: LF-007 Pagination: 2 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Apr. 7, 1961Item 8
      Creator:  Duke, Charles W. Note:  Memorandum, Apr. 7, 1961. To: LF (i.e., Leigh Fisher), RKJ (i.e. Robert K. Joerger). From: CWD (i.e., Charles W. Duke. Subject: Parking lot information. ID: LF-008 Pagination: 2 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Apr. 15, 1961Item 9
      Creator:  Joerger, Robert K. Note:  Memorandum, Apr. 15, 1961. To: CWD (i.e., Charles W. Duke). From: RKJ (i.e. Robert K. Joerger). Subject: O'Hare International Airport--auto parking requirements. ID: LF-009 Pagination: 2 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Apr. 20, 1961Item 10
      Creator:  Duke, Charles W. Note:  Memorandum, Apr. 20, 1961. To: AWC. From: CWD (i.e., Charles W. Duke). Subject: O'Hare parking facilities. ID: LF-010 Pagination: 1 leaf Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Apr. 21, 1961Item 11
      Creator:  Joerger, Robert K. Note:  Memorandum, Apr. 21, 1961. To: AWC, LF (i.e., Leigh Fisher), JBJ. From: RKJ (i.e. Robert K. Joerger). Subject: O'Hare parking requirements. ID: LF-011 Pagination: 1 leaf Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, Apr. 28, 1961Item 13
      Note:  Memo to: RKJ (i.e., Robert K. Joerger, Leigh Fisher Associates). From: JCH. Subject: O'Hare Parking Lot; summary of LAX parking. Date: April 28, 1961. ID: LF-013 Pagination: 1 leaf Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Los Angeles International Airport Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--California--Los Angeles
  • Memorandum, Apr. 28, 1961Item 14
      Creator:  Melinette, George N., 1913-1989 ID: LF-014 Note:  Memorandum, April 28, 1961. To: Robert K. Joerger, Leigh Fisher Associates. From: George N. Melinette, the Port of New York Authority, Dept. of Real Estate. Subject: summary of New York/New Jersey auto parking lots. Attachments: map of Newark Airport, rev. to Feb. 28, 1961, and map of New York International Airport, dated Dec. 10, 1959. Pagination: 3 leaves Dimensions: 37 cm x 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--New York Metropolitan Area ; New York International Airport--Maps ; Newark Airport--Maps
  • Memorandum, May 2, 1961Item 15
      Creator:  Joerger, Robert K. ID: LF-015 Note:  Memorandum, May 2, 1961. To: Top Committee. From: Advisor (i.e., Robert K. Joerger). Subject: O'Hare International Airport parking lot requirements. Pagination: 6 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Topical Term: Airport parking facilities
  • Memorandum, May 4, 1961Item 16
      Creator:  O'Rourke, Michael J., comptroller ID: LF-016 Note:  Memorandum, May 4, 1961. To: Robert K. Joerger. From: M.J. O'Rourke, comptroller, Dade County Port Authority, Miami International Airport. Subject: Parking lot requirements, Miami International Airport. Pagination: 2 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Miami International Airport Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Florida--Miami
  • Memorandum, May 5, 1961Item 17
      Note:  Memorandum, May 5, 1961. To: All Members Top Committee. From: Secretary. Subject: O'Hare parking requirements. ID: LF-017 Pagination: 2 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, May 22, 1961Item 18
      Creator:  Fisher, Leigh Note:  Memorandum, May 22, 1961. To: All Members of the Top Committee. From: Advisor (i.e., Leigh Fisher). Subject: Planning O'Hare parking requirements. ID: LF-018 Pagination: 1 leaf Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction
  • Memorandum, June 22, 1961Item 19
      Creator:  Fisher, Leigh Note:  Memorandum, June 22, 1961. To: All Top Committee Members. From: Advisor (i.e., Leigh Fisher). Subject: Analysis and recommendations regarding the concession lease policy for Chicago-O'Hare International Airport. ID: LF-019 Pagination: 14 leaves Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport retailing--Illinois--Chicago ; Leased departments, concessions, etc.--Illinois--Chicago
  • Memorandum, Apr. 27, 1962Item 20
      Creator:  Duke, Charles W. Note:  Memorandum, April 27, 1962. To: Raymond Simon, Deputy Administrative Officer, City of Chicago. From: Charles W. Duke, secretary, Chicago Airlines Top Committee. Subject: Proposal to establish a Parking Lot Analysis Group. ID: LF-020 Publisher: 1 leaf Dimensions: 28 cm Access Terms: This content is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms. Corporate Name: Chicago O'Hare International Airport--Design and construction Topical Term: Airport parking facilities--Illinois--Chicago--Design and construction