Peggy Cochrane

General Information

Occupation: Architect

Resident City: Sherman Oaks, California




Subject: Folk remedies, rituals and incantions given by traditional healers

Description: source of information for several of her books

Subject: Acive voice in the quest for equal rights for women.


Employer: Employment in Iran

Title: architect

Country: Iran

Start Date: January 01, 1950

End Date: January 01, 1955

Notes: Designed schools, hospitals and commerical buildings

Employer: Self employed

Title: Owner/architect

City: Northridge

State: California

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 1955



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Notable Projects

Title: Vagabond House

City: Northridge

State: California

Country: United States

Start Date: January 01, 1966

End Date: January 01, 1995


Notes: Renovated after 1994 Northridge earthquake


Institution: Scripps Women's College

Department: Art

Institution: Columbia University

Department: Architecture

Institution: University of Southern California

Department: Engineering and mathmatics


Professional Affiliations

Organization: Association for Women in Architecture

Role: Member/President

Start Date: January 01, 1970

End Date: January 01, 1972

Organization: American Institute of Architects

Role: Member

Publications By

Title: The Sorcerer's Guide to Good Health: Folk Remedies, Rituals and Incantations Practiced by Traditional Healers in Many Lands

Publication: Book

Issue: ISBN-10: 0942637860

Publisher: Barricade Books

Date Published: April 01, 1993


Notes: A prolific writer, Cochrane has written several books on witch doctors and their remedies

Title: The Witch Doctors' Cookbook

Publication: paperback

Issue: ISBN-10: 0961403101

Publisher: Sherman Press

Date Published: January 01, 1984


Title: The witch dotor's manual

Publication: paperback

Issue: ISBN-10: 0880071362

Publisher: Woodbridge Press

Date Published: January 01, 1984

Title: Moscow, sketches on the Russian capital, translated from the Russian

Publication: Hardcover

Issue: ASIN: B000H48VSW

Publisher: London, New York [etc.] Hutchinson & Co., ltd. (1947)


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