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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

Plantations of the Carolina low country, by Samuel Gaillard Stoney; edited by Albert Simons & Samuel Lapham, Jr., with an introduction by John Mead Howells

Author:
Stoney, Samuel Gaillard 1891-  Search this
Simons, Albert 1890-  Search this
Lapham, Samuel 1892-  Search this
Physical description:
4 p. l., 7-243, [1] p. incl. illus., plates, plans. 33 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Carolina
Date:
1938
Topic:
Historic buildings  Search this
Architecture  Search this
Plantations  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F270 .S76 1938X
F270.S76 1938X
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_412763

Plantations of the Carolina low country, by Samuel Gaillard Stoney; edited by Albert Simons, F.A.I.A. & Samuel Lapham, jr., F.A.I.A., with an introduction by John Mead Howells, F.A.I.A

Author:
Stoney, Samuel Gaillard 1891-  Search this
Simons, Albert 1890-  Search this
Lapham, Samuel 1892-  Search this
Johnston, Frances Benjamin 1894-  Search this
Lubschez, Ben Jehudah 1881-  Search this
Physical description:
4 p.l., 7-243, [1] p. inc., plates, plans. 33 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Carolina
Date:
1939
[c1939]
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Historic buildings  Search this
History  Search this
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_180197

The early architecture of Charleston. Edited by Albert Simons and Samuel Lapham, Jr. With an introd. by Samuel Gaillard Stoney

Author:
Simons, Albert 1890-  Search this
Lapham, Samuel 1892-  Search this
Physical description:
223 p. (chiefly illus., facsims., maps, plans, port.) 34 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Carolina
Charleston
Date:
1970
[1970]
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Architecture, Colonial  Search this
Historic buildings  Search this
Call number:
NA735.C3 S611 1970
NA735.C3S611 1970
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_5655

Plantations of the Carolina low country. Edited by Albert Simons & Samuel Lapham. With an introd. by John Mead Howells

Author:
Stoney, Samuel Gaillard 1891-  Search this
Simons, Albert 1890-  Search this
Lapham, Samuel 1892-  Search this
Physical description:
247 p. illus., maps (on lining papers) plans. 34 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
South Carolina
Date:
1964
[c1964]
Topic:
Architecture  Search this
Historic buildings  Search this
History  Search this
Call number:
F270 .S88 1964
F270.S88 1964
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_64090

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