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David J. Allor papers

 Collection
Identifier: UA-99-32

Scope and Content

Collected papers of David Joseph Allor, in volumes, including information on his academic career, courses he taught, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) and School of Planning administration, committees, international planning, his research in subjects such as student housing and environmental design, and his professional consulting papers.

Dates

  • 1961-1995

Creator

Language of Materials

The records are in English

Restrictions on Access

This collection is open for research.

Biography of David J. Allor

David Joseph Allor was a professor of urban planning and head of the School of Planning at the University of Cincinnati. Raised in Mount Clemens, Michigan, he received his bachelor's degree in Architecture from the University of Michigan in 1966, and attended graduate school at both the University of Michigan and Syracuse University. He completed a Master's degree in City Planning at Michigan in 1968 and another Master's in Social Science at Syracuse in 1972. He received a Ph.D. in Social Science from Syracuse University in 1974.

Allor taught at Prairie View Agricultural and Mechanical College of Texas, Syracuse University , and the University of Nebraska-Lincoln before accepting an Assistant Professorship in Urban Planning at the University of Cincinnati, College of Design, Architecture, and Art in 1976. He became Director of the School of Planning in 1989. Allor was president and trustee of the Ohio Planning Conference, helped establish the Ohio Planning Foundation and wrote the Planning Commissioners Guide. Allor received numerous awards including Fellow of the American Institute of Certified Planners and the American Planning Association Distinguished Service Award. He was also a Senior Fulbright research scholar.

Extent

6 Linear Feet (67 volumes)

Overview

Collected papers of David Joseph Allor, in volumes, including information on his academic career, courses he taught, College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) and School of Planning administration, committees, international planning, his research in subjects such as student housing and environmental design, and his professional consulting papers.

Statement of Arrangement

The collection is arranged into three series: A. Academic History (Red Series) - This series is identified by a red sticker on the inside cover which contains the volume number B. International Development Planning (Yellow Series) - This series is identified by a yellow sticker on the inside cover which contains the volume number C. Research, Writings, Professional Service, and Community Service (Blue Series) - This series is identified by a blue sticker on the inside cover which contains the volume number

Physical Location

Archives and Rare Books
Title
Finding aid for the David J. Allor papers
Status
Edited Full Draft
Author
Finding aid prepared by Suzanne Maggard
Date
2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Code for undetermined script
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Rare Books Library Repository

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