Northwestern

Fisher, Leigh Papers related to Chicago O’Hare International Airport Edit

Summary

Identifier
TL009

Dates

  • 1960-1962 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 11/30/2005 (Other)

Extents

  • 22.00 letters (Whole)
  • 0.00 Linear Feet (Whole)

Names

Notes

  • 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.

  • Arrangement Note

    Memoranda in the collection are arranged chronologically.

  • 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.

  • Source of Acquisition

    Gift of Leigh Fisher Association to the Northwestern University Transportation Library

  • Existence and Location of Originals

    unspecified

  • Related Materials

    None.

  • Related Publications

    Coridan, Marjorie Brink. Leigh Fisher Associates: History and Lore. San Francisco, Calif.: Leigh Fisher Associates, 2006.

  • Separated Materials

    None.

  • Preferred Citation

    Leigh Fisher Papers related to Chicago O’Hare International Airport

Instances

  • Type
    Text
    Container 1 Type
    Box
    Container 1 Indicator
    1

Components