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Interviews conducted by Charles Hosmer concerning historic preservation, 1969-1976

Creator:
Hosmer, Charles Bridgham, 1932-
Subject:
Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden),
Alexander, Edward P. (Edward Porter),
Appleman, Roy Edgar
Booton, Joseph F.
Brown, Paul V.
Bryan, John Albury
Bullock, Helen Claire Duprey
Bullock, Orin M.
Burton, E. Milby
Cooley, Janet R.
Covell, William King
Cox, Elbert
Downing, Antoinette Forrester
Drury, Newton Bishop
Edwards, Emily
Evison, Herbert
Fauber, J. Everette
Ferguson, Finlay
Fontaine, Jules
Ford, O'Neil
Grigg, Milton L. (Milton LaTour),
Harral, Mary
Harris, Ethel Wilson
Hosmer, Charles Bridgham
Jones, Louis Clark
Kahler, Herbert E.
Kane, Harnett Thomas
Koch, Richard
Lawwill, Richard
Lee, Ronald F.
Lewis, Ralph
Lord, Clifford Lee
Macomber, Walter M.
Morris, Miriam Hubbard
Morrison, James J.
Neasham, V. Aubrey (Vernon Aubrey),
Palmer, George A.
Peterson, Erling
Pitkin, Thomas M.
Porter, Charles Wesley
Primm, Philip T.
Rath, Frederick L.
Ray, Jerome V.
Robinson, Martha Gilmore
Simons, Albert
Trudell, Clyde Francis
Van Ravenswaay, Charles
Warren, Katherine Urquhart
Watkins, C. Malcolm
Watson, Elsa
Webb, Walter P.
Weig, Melvin J.
Wells, George
Whitelaw, Robert N. S.
Wilson, Samuel
Woodward, Arthur
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
56 interviews (1,712 p. transcribed)
Access Note / Rights:
Brown, Cooley, Ferguson, Lawwill, Lewis, Morrison and Palmer are: ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.
Summary:
Interviews conducted by Charles B. Hosmer with 54 persons involved in American historic preservation (used in preparation for his book Preservation Comes of Age) and restoration in the United States. Among the topics discussed are the development of the National Park Service, Williamsburg, National Trust, and projects in California, Charleston, S.C., Illinois, Missouri, New Orleans, La., Newport, R. I., New York State, San Antonio, Tex., and Wisconsin. A 98 p. index to the transcripts is included.
Interviewees are: Horace M. Albright, Edward P. Alexander, Roy Appleman, Joseph Booton, Paul V. Brown, John Albury Bryan, Helen D. Bullock, Orin M. Bullock, E. Milby Burton, Janet R. Cooley, William King Covell, Elbert Cox, Antoinette Downing, Newton B. Drury, Emily Edwards, Herbert Evison, J. Everette Fauber, Finlay Ferguson, Mrs. Jules Fontaine, O'Neill Ford, Milton Grigg, Mary Harral, Ethel Wilson Harris, Louis C. Jones, Herbert E. Kahler, Harnett Kane, Richard Koch, Richard Lawwill, Ronald F. Lee, Ralph Lewis, Clifford Lord, Walter M. Macomber, Mrs. George Maurice Morris, James J. Morrison, Vernon Aubrey Neasham, George A. Palmer, Erling Pederson, Thomas Pitkin, Charles Porter, Philip T. Primm, Frederick L. Rath, Jerome V. Ray, Martha Robinson, Albert Simons, Clyde F. Trudell, Charles Van Ravenswaay, Mrs. George Henry Warren (Katherine Urquhart Warren), Malcolm Watkins, Elsa Watson, Mrs. Walter P. Webb, Melvin J. Weig, Mrs. George Wells, Robert N. S. Whitelaw, Samuel Wilson, and Arthur Woodward.
Citation:
Interviews conducted by Charles Hosmer concerning historic preservation, 1969-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Related Materials:
Charles Hosmer papers also located at the University of Maryland, Special Collections. The collection may include original recordings for some of the interviewees, as well as many additional oral history interviews conducted by Hosmer for his book Preservation Comes of Age as well as interviews conducted for a separate historic preservation project funded by the Eastern National Park and Monument Association.
Biography Note:
Charles B. Hosmer (1932- 1993) was an historian and writer in Principia College, Illinois.
Provenance:
Donated 1975-1978 by Charles B. Hosmer.
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Architecture
Historic buildings
Historic preservation
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)10606
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214082
AAA_collcode_hosmchar
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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