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I.M. Pei Collection

Identifier:  - 06-IMPC

Scope and Contents

The I.M. Pei Collection contains DVDs that were donated by Mr. Pei to the NCAR Archives. Included on the DVDs are two reformatted films, the I. M. Pei Essays: A Program for a Building, NCAR, and Bushhammering.

Scope and Contents

In 1961, Eason H. Leonard of I.M. Pei and Associates, sent Walter Roberts additional materials for consideration during the architect selection process for the Mesa Laboratory.


  • 1961, 1966-1969
  • Majority of material found in 1961, 1966-1969
  • Other: Date acquired: 2008-08-15

Conditions Governing Use

Not all of the material in the collection is in the public domain. Researchers are responsible for addressing copyright issues.


2.00 Boxes

Language of Materials


Physical Access Requirements

The collection must be viewed in the Archives during normal business hours.

Custodial History

A Program for a Building. 13-minute television film produced by Rick Hauser for WGBH-TV Boston, Mass., 1969. Archival copy housed at WGBH.

Source of Acquisition

I.M. Pei

Method of Acquisition

Donor: Janet Adams Strong for I.M. Pei, August 15, 2008

Accruals and Additions

An additional accrual of Promotional Materials was moved from the PFS collection into the IMPC collection in August, 2015.

Processing Information

This collection was processed in December 2013 and August 2015

Faith Percell
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note

Repository Details

Part of the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) Archives Repository