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Interviews conducted by Charles Hosmer relating to historic preservation

Creator:
Hosmer, Charles Bridgham, 1932-  Search this
Names:
Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987  Search this
Alexander, Edward P. (Edward Porter), 1907-2003  Search this
Appleman, Roy Edgar  Search this
Booton, Joseph F.  Search this
Brown, Paul V.  Search this
Bryan, John Albury, 1890-  Search this
Bullock, Helen Claire Duprey, 1905-  Search this
Bullock, Orin M.  Search this
Burton, E. Milby  Search this
Cooley, Janet R.  Search this
Covell, William King  Search this
Cox, Elbert  Search this
Downing, Antoinette Forrester  Search this
Drury, Newton Bishop, b. 1889  Search this
Edwards, Emily  Search this
Evison, Herbert  Search this
Fauber, J. Everette  Search this
Ferguson, Finlay  Search this
Fontaine, Jules, Mrs  Search this
Ford, O'Neil, 1905-  Search this
Grigg, Milton L. (Milton LaTour), 1905-1982  Search this
Harral, Mary  Search this
Harris, Ethel Wilson  Search this
Hosmer, Charles Bridgham, 1932-  Search this
Jones, Louis C. (Louis Clark), 1908-1990  Search this
Kahler, Herbert E.  Search this
Kane, Harnett Thomas, 1910-  Search this
Koch, Richard, 1889-1971  Search this
Lawwill, Richard  Search this
Lee, Ronald F.  Search this
Lewis, Ralph  Search this
Lord, Clifford Lee, 1912-  Search this
Macomber, Walter M.  Search this
Morris, Miriam Hubbard, 1891-1982  Search this
Morrison, James J.  Search this
Neasham, V. Aubrey (Vernon Aubrey), 1908-  Search this
Palmer, George A.  Search this
Peterson, Erling  Search this
Pitkin, Thomas M.  Search this
Porter, Charles Wesley, 1904-  Search this
Primm, Philip T.  Search this
Rath, Frederick L.  Search this
Ray, Jerome V.  Search this
Robinson, Martha Gilmore, b. 1888  Search this
Simons, Albert, 1890-  Search this
Trudell, Clyde Francis  Search this
Van Ravenswaay, Charles  Search this
Warren, Katherine Urquhart  Search this
Watkins, C. Malcolm, 1911-  Search this
Watson, Elsa  Search this
Webb, Walter P., Mrs  Search this
Weig, Melvin J.  Search this
Wells, George, Mrs  Search this
Whitelaw, Robert N. S., 1905-  Search this
Wilson, Samuel  Search this
Woodward, Arthur, 1898-1986  Search this
Extent:
56 Items (interviews (1,712 p. transcribed))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1969-1976
Scope and Contents:
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.
Biographical / Historical:
Charles B. Hosmer (1932- 1993) was an historian and writer in Principia College, Illinois.
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.
Provenance:
Donated 1975-1978 by Charles B. Hosmer.
Restrictions:
Brown, Cooley, Ferguson, Lawwill, Lewis, Morrison and Palmer are: ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.
Topic:
Historic buildings -- United States -- Conservation and restoration  Search this
Architecture -- United States -- United States -- Conservation and restoration  Search this
Historic preservation  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hosmchar
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hosmchar

Worthwhile places : correspondence of John D. Rockefeller, Jr. and Horace M. Albright / edited by Joseph W. Ernst

Author:
Rockefeller, John D (John Davison) 1874-1960  Search this
Albright, Horace M (Horace Marden) 1890-1987  Search this
Ernst, Joseph W. 1923-  Search this
Subject:
Rockefeller, John D (John Davison) 1874-1960 Correspondence  Search this
Albright, Horace M (Horace Marden) 1890-1987 Correspondence  Search this
Physical description:
354 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1991
Topic:
National parks and reserves--History  Search this
Call number:
SB482.A4 R68 1991
SB482.A4R68 1991
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_418839

Wilderness defender; Horace M. Albright and conservation [by] Donald C. Swain

Author:
Swain, Donald C  Search this
Subject:
Albright, Horace M (Horace Marden) 1890-1987  Search this
United States National Park Service  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 347 p. illus., ports. 23 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1970
[1970]
Topic:
National parks and reserves  Search this
Call number:
SB482.A4S95X 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_433784

The birth of the National Park Service : the founding years, 1913-33 / Horace M. Albright as told to Robert Cahn

Author:
Albright, Horace M (Horace Marden) 1890-1987  Search this
Cahn, Robert 1917-  Search this
Subject:
Albright, Horace M (Horace Marden) 1890-1987  Search this
United States National Park Service History  Search this
United States National Park Service Officials and employees Biography  Search this
Physical description:
xii, 340 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1985
Call number:
SB482.A4A367 1985X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_310417

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