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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 James Lawrence

Interviewee:
Lawrence, James, 1906-1995  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Extent:
1 Item (sound file (29 min.), digital, wav file)
9 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
1978 Mar. 8
Scope and Contents:
An interview with 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.
Biographical / Historical:
James Lawrence (1906-1995) was an architect from Brookline, Mass.
General:
Originally recorded on 1 tape reel. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 29 min.
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:
Architecture -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Architects -- Massachusetts -- Boston -- Interviews  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.lawren78
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw978bffc2a-69b9-439c-ac33-0b50a344ab58
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lawren78
Online Media:

[History of Boston City Hall] [sound recording]

Creator:
Boston City Hall  Search this
Names:
Boston City Hall  Search this
Kenney, Robert J.  Search this
Lawrence, James, 1906-1995  Search this
McKinnell, Noel Michael, 1935-  Search this
Meyer, John Irving, 1921-  Search this
Withers, Charles C.  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound cassette
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Sound cassettes
Sound recordings
Date:
1980 Nov. 25
Scope and Contents:
A panel discussion on the history of City Hall's Government Center in Boston, Mass. Panel members are city administrator Robert J. Kenney and architects James Lawrence, Michael McKinnell, and John Meyer, with Charles Withers as moderator.
Provenance:
Provenance unknown.
Restrictions:
Untranscribed; use requires an appointment.
Topic:
Architecture, American -- Massachusetts -- Boston  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Identifier:
AAA.bostcith
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw92a36df46-31d5-4435-aa7a-0a3bb5c20f62
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-bostcith

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