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Oral history interview with Thomas Adrian Fransioli

Interviewee:
Fransioli, Thomas Adrian, 1906-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.) -- Students  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
University of Pennsylvania -- Students  Search this
Brown, Margaret E., d. 1957  Search this
Eggers, O. R. (Otto Reinhold), 1882-1964  Search this
Feiss, Carl  Search this
Finley, David E. (David Edward)  Search this
Klauder, Charles Z. (Charles Zeller), 1872-1938  Search this
Pope, John Russell, 1874-1937  Search this
Walker, John, 1906-1995  Search this
Extent:
2 Items (Sound recording: 2 sound files, digital, wav file)
37 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Interviews
Sound recordings
Date:
1981 April 21
Scope and Contents:
Interview of Thomas Adrian Fransioli, conducted April 21, 1981, by Robert F. Brown for the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, in Wenham, Massachusetts.
Fransioli speaks of his upbringing in Seattle, Washington; training and friendships at architectural school at the University of Pennsylvania; working in North Carolina, Virginia, Philadelphia, and Cleveland as an architect, interior designer, and draftsman; his commission for a grand country house in Virginia, 1932-1934; his work for John Russell Pope on the National Gallery of Art in Washington, D.C.; work in photographic reconnaissance for the U.S. Army during World War II; visiting Hiroshima after the atomic bomb; his training at the Art Students League; his paintings of cityscapes and houses; the promotion of his career by Margaret Brown of Boston; and influences upon him. Fransioli also recalls Charles Klauder, Margaret Brown, Carl Feiss, Otto Eggers, John Walker, David Finley; and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Thomas Adrian Fransioli (1906- 1997) was an architect and painter from Massachusetts. He was born in Seattle, Washington.
Provenance:
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.
Topic:
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Interior decorators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography  Search this
Genre/Form:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.fransi81
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-fransi81

Interview with John Cheesman Harkness

Creator:
Harkness, John C., 1916-  Search this
McCoy, Esther, 1904-1989  Search this
Harkness, John C., 1916-  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
1964
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10904
See more items in:
Esther McCoy papers, circa 1876-1990, bulk 1938-1989
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10904

Interview with György Kepes in Wellfleet, Massachusetts

Creator:
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Breuer, Constance  Search this
Kepes, Gyorgy, 1906-2001  Search this
Subject:
Breuer, Marcel  Search this
Type:
Sound Recording
Place:
Wellfleet, Mass.
Date:
1983 August 29
Topic:
Architects  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)10575
See more items in:
Marcel Breuer papers, 1920-1986
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_item_10575

Nina Yankowitz papers, circa 1950-2017

Creator:
Yankowitz, Nina, 1946-  Search this
Yankowitz, Nina, 1946-  Search this
Subject:
Kozloff, Joyce  Search this
LeWitt, Sol  Search this
Strider, Marjorie  Search this
Heresies Collective, Inc.  Search this
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Feminism and art  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)17543
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)392625
AAA_collcode_yanknina
Theme:
Women
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_392625
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Olav Hammarstrom, 1982 October 21-1983 March 10

Interviewee:
Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906-2002  Search this
Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906-2002  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Aalto, Alvar  Search this
Roche, Kevin  Search this
Saarinen, Eero  Search this
Saarinen, Eliel  Search this
Architects Collaborative, Inc.  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Yale University  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Architecture -- Massachusetts  Search this
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
City planning -- Massachusetts  Search this
Designers -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11706
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211944
AAA_collcode_hammar82
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211944
Online Media:

Oral history interview with James Lawrence, 1978 Mar. 8

Interviewee:
Lawrence, James, 1906-1995  Search this
Lawrence, James, 1906-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Architecture -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12056
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211985
AAA_collcode_lawren78
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_211985
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Thomas Adrian Fransioli, 1981 April 21

Interviewee:
Fransioli, Thomas Adrian, 1906-1997  Search this
Fransioli, Thomas Adrian, 1906-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Brown, Margaret E.  Search this
Eggers, O. R. (Otto Reinhold)  Search this
Feiss, Carl  Search this
Finley, David E. (David Edward)  Search this
Pope, John Russell  Search this
Klauder, Charles Z. (Charles Zeller)  Search this
Walker, John  Search this
Art Students League (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)  Search this
University of Pennsylvania  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Interior decorators -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Japan -- Hiroshima  Search this
World War, 1939-1945 -- Photography  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13152
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212087
AAA_collcode_fransi81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212087
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Andrew Dreselly, 1981 June 26

Interviewee:
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Dreselly, Andrew, 1893-1985  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Cascieri, Arcangelo  Search this
Krichmayer, Johann  Search this
Rockefeller, John D., Jr. (John Davison)  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Sculptors -- Interviews  Search this
Wood-carving  Search this
Church decoration and ornament -- United States  Search this
Carving (Decorative arts) -- United States  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13153
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212229
AAA_collcode_dresel81
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212229
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Pietro Belluschi, 1983 August 22-September 4

Interviewee:
Belluschi, Pietro, 1899-1994  Search this
Belluschi, Pietro, 1899-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Clausen, Meredith L.  Search this
Subject:
Aalto, Alvar  Search this
Le Corbusier  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Architecture -- United States  Search this
Church architecture -- United States  Search this
Architects -- Oregon -- Portland -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11614
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212557
AAA_collcode_bellus83
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212557
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Wilbur Herbert Burnham, 1981 September 11

Interviewee:
Burnham, Jr., Wilbur Herbert, 1913-1984  Search this
Burnham, Jr., Wilbur Herbert, 1913-1984  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Glass painting and staining -- United States  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12230
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212568
AAA_collcode_burnha81
Theme:
Craft
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212568

Oral history interview with Nelson W. Aldrich, 1985 April 4

Interviewee:
Aldrich, Nelson W., 1911-1986  Search this
Aldrich, Nelson W., 1911-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Trustees -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15743
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)212579
AAA_collcode_aldric85
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_212579

Oral history interview with Arcangelo Cascieri, 1972 November 21-1974 January 24

Interviewee:
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Cascieri, Arcangelo, 1902-1997  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Gropius, Walter  Search this
Boston Architectural Center  Search this
Massachusetts College of Art  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Art -- Philosophy  Search this
Church decoration and ornament  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11850
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)213369
AAA_collcode_cascie72
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_213369
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Lawrence Anderson, 1992 January 30-March 30

Interviewee:
Anderson, Lawrence B. (Lawrence Bernhart), 1906-1994  Search this
Anderson, Lawrence B. (Lawrence Bernhart), 1906-1994  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Aalto, Alvar  Search this
Beckwith, Herbert  Search this
Belluschi, Pietro  Search this
Emerson, William Ralph, 1833-1917  Search this
Wurster, William Wilson  Search this
Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France)  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Topic:
Architecture, American  Search this
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- United States  Search this
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Interviews  Search this
Educators -- Massachusetts -- Cambridge -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)12388
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)214604
AAA_collcode_anders92
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_214604
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Nelson Aldrich, 1982 January 22-1985 April 4

Interviewee:
Aldrich, Nelson W., 1911-1986  Search this
Aldrich, Nelson W., 1911-1986  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Breuer, Marcel  Search this
Rockefeller, Abby Aldrich  Search this
Gropius, Walter  Search this
Boston Architectural Center  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Radcliffe College  Search this
Rhode Island School of Design  Search this
Boston Arts Festival  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13144
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216259
AAA_collcode_aldric82
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216259
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Ralph Coburn, 1995 May 25-June 23

Interviewee:
Coburn, Ralph, 1923-  Search this
Coburn, Ralph, 1923-  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F  Search this
Subject:
Kelly, Ellsworth  Search this
Nelson, Carl Gustaf  Search this
Netsch, Walter  Search this
Plaut, James S. (James Sachs)  Search this
Polonsky, Arthur  Search this
Saltonstall, Nathaniel  Search this
Swetzoff, Hyman Wulf  Search this
Wilson, John  Search this
Zerbe, Karl  Search this
Boris Mirski Gallery  Search this
Institute of Contemporary Art (Boston, Mass.)  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Topic:
Architecture -- Study and teaching  Search this
Designers -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester -- Interviews  Search this
Painters -- Massachusetts -- Gloucester -- Interviews  Search this
Theme:
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13209
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216509
AAA_collcode_coburn95
Theme:
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_216509
Online Media:

Oral history interview with Mikyoung Kim, 2009 Oct. 14-15

Interviewee:
Kim, Mikyoung, 1967-  Search this
Kim, Mikyoung, 1967-  Search this
Interviewer:
Berman, Avis, 1949-  Search this
Subject:
United States  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Topic:
Landscape architects -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15728
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)285164
AAA_collcode_kim09
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_285164

Oral history interview with Tom Patti, 2010 January 18-19

Interviewee:
Patti, Tom, 1943-  Search this
Patti, Tom, 1943-  Search this
Interviewer:
Warmus, William, 1953-  Search this
Subject:
Arnheim, Rudolf  Search this
Borowsky, Irvin J.  Search this
Buechner, Thomas S.  Search this
Fuller, R. Buckminster (Richard Buckminster)  Search this
Gund, Ann  Search this
Gund, Graham  Search this
Heller, Doug  Search this
Hunter-Stiebel, Penelope  Search this
Kostellow, Rowena Reed  Search this
Moholy-Nagy, Sibyl  Search this
Parriott, Joseph  Search this
Pelli, Cesar  Search this
Rockwell, Norman  Search this
Rogers, Malcolm Jennings  Search this
Safdie, Moshe  Search this
Wagman, Laurie  Search this
Wood, Art  Search this
Corning Museum of Glass.  Search this
General Electric Company  Search this
George Walter Vincent Smith Museum  Search this
Haystack Mountain School of Crafts  Search this
Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Norman Rockwell Museum at Stockbridge  Search this
Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation  Search this
Penland School of Crafts  Search this
Pratt Institute  Search this
Sienna Gallery  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Sound recordings
Place:
Colombia -- description and travel
Europe -- description and travel
Israel -- description and travel
Topic:
Design, Industrial -- Study and teaching  Search this
Designers -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Glass art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Glass artists -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Glass blowing and working -- Study and teaching  Search this
Sculptors -- Massachusetts -- Interviews  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)15780
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)287761
AAA_collcode_patti10
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_oh_287761
Online Media:

Patricia Johanson papers, 1964-1998

Creator:
Johanson, Patricia, 1940-  Search this
Johanson, Patricia, 1940-  Search this
Type:
Articles
Interviews
Photographs
Transcripts
Topic:
Women artists -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Sculpture, Modern -- 20th century  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State)  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6794
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208921
AAA_collcode_johapatr
Theme:
Women
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208921
Online Media:

Olav Hammarstrom papers, 1939-1980

Creator:
Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906-2002  Search this
Hammarstrom, Olav, 1906-2002  Search this
Subject:
Strengell, Marianne  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Topic:
Furniture design -- United States  Search this
Finnish Americans  Search this
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Craft  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7327
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209480
AAA_collcode_hammolav
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Craft
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209480
Online Media:

Charles Donagh Maginnis papers, 1900-1980

Creator:
Maginnis, Charles Donagh, 1867-1955  Search this
Maginnis, Charles Donagh, 1867-1955  Search this
Subject:
Leland, Joseph  Search this
Sturgis, R. Clipston (Richard Clipston)  Search this
Lamb, Aimée  Search this
Angel, John  Search this
Castano, Giovanni  Search this
Connick, Charles J.  Search this
Goodhue, Bertram Grosvenor  Search this
Gropius, Walter  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Interviews
Topic:
Architecture, Modern -- 20th century -- Massachusetts  Search this
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9033
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211222
AAA_collcode_magichar
Theme:
American Art and Artists in a Global Context
Architecture & Design
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211222

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