Oral history interview with James Lawrence, 1978 Mar. 8
Lawrence, James, 1906-1995
Brown, Robert F.
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1 sound file (29 min.) : digital, wav file
Originally recorded on 1 tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 29 min.
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An interview of James Lawrence conducted 1978 Mar. 8, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art. Lawrence speaks of the competition for the design of the Boston City Hall.
Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with James Lawrence, 1978 Mar. 8. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
James Lawrence (1906-1995) was an architect from Brookline, Mass.
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001