A Finding Aid to the George Goodwin Interviews Relating to Frank Lloyd Wright, 1992, in the Archives of American Art

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.goodgeor
Creators:
Goodwin, George M.
Dates:
1992
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Repository:
The George Goodwin interviews relating to Frank Lloyd Wright measure 0.2 linear feet and date to 1992. Interviews conducted by Goodwin for the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives at Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona, with architects, students, and clients who knew Wright and others who offer opinions on his work.

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
The George Goodwin interviews relating to Frank Lloyd Wright measure 0.2 linear feet and date to 1992. Interviews were conducted by Goodwin for the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives at Taliesin West, Scottsdale, Arizona, with architects, students, and clients who knew Wright and others who offer opinions on his work. Interviewees include: architects Graham Gund, Philip Cortelyou Johnson, Kevin Roche, printmaker and mural painter Richard Haas, a Taliesin apprentice with Wright in the 1950s, who has portrayed Wright and the Chicago School in his murals; and Loren Pope, a Wright client from the mid-1930s. Included are brief summaries of the Pope and Roche interviews.

Arrangement
Arrangement
The collection is arranged as one series.
  • Series 1: Interviews, 1992 (0.2 linear feet; Box 1)

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
George M. Goodwin has written and lectured on Frank Lloyd Wright, synagogue and museum architecture, Holocaust memorials, and other aspects of American Jewish history. A specialist in oral history research, he is also served as archivist of Temple Beth-El in Providence, Rhode Island.
Frank Lloyd Wright (1867-1959) was a notable American architect. He built the William H. Winslow House, Unity Temple in Oak Park, Midway Gardens inchicago, and the new Imperial Hotel in Tokyo, Japan. In the 1920s Wright established the Taliesin Fellowship as a means of teaching architecture.

Administration
Processing Information
The collection was processed, and a finding aid prepared by Ricky Gomez in 2021.
Existence and Location of Originals
All interviews in this collection are copies. Original interviews can be found in the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives.
Author
Ricky Gomez
Sponsor
The processing of this collection received Federal support from the Smithsonian Collections Care and Preservation Fund, administered by the National Collections Program and the Smithsonian Collections Advisory Committee.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated in 1992 by George Goodwin.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
This collection is open for research. Access to original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Researchers interested in accessing audiovisual recordings in this collection must use access copies. Contact References Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Preferred Citation
George Goodwin interviews relating to Frank Lloyd Wright, 1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Related Materials
Also found in the Archives of American Art is the Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies, ca. 1955.

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Architects -- Interviews Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
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Historians -- Rhode Island -- Providence Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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