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Oral history interview with Lawrence Anderson

Interviewee:
Anderson, Lawrence B. (Lawrence Bernhart)  Search this
Interviewer:
Brown, Robert F.  Search this
Names:
Ecole nationale supérieure des beaux-arts (France)  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Dept. of Architecture  Search this
Massachusetts Institute of Technology. School of Architecture and Planning  Search this
Aalto, Alvar, 1898-1976  Search this
Beckwith, Herbert  Search this
Belluschi, Pietro, 1899-1994  Search this
Emerson, William Ralph, 1833-1917  Search this
Wurster, William Wilson  Search this
Extent:
187 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Date:
1992 January 30-March 30
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Lawrence Anderson conducted 1992 January 30-March 30, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.
Anderson speaks about: his childhood in rural Minnesota, youth in Minneapolis, education at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's School of Architecture and Planning, and at L'Ecole des Beaux-Arts, Paris; his studies, teachers and fellow students; teaching at the University of Virginia and MIT; colleagues and students at MIT; partnership with Herbert Beckwith and buildings by their firm; Alvar Aalto, Deans William Emerson, William Wurster and Pietro Belluschi; projects on which he has served as an architectural advisor; and competitions he has juried.
Biographical / Historical:
Lawrence B. Anderson (1906-1994) was an architect and educator from Cambridge, Massachusetts.
General:
Originally recorded on 9 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 17 digital wav files. Duration is 12 hrs., 43 minutes.
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, and critics.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
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
Identifier:
AAA.anders92
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-anders92

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