Interviews conducted by Charles Hosmer relating to historic preservation

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hosmchar
Creators:
Hosmer, Charles Bridgham, 1932-
Dates:
1969-1976
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
56 Items
interviews (1,712 p. transcribed)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
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.
Scope and Contents
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
Biographical / Historical
Charles B. Hosmer (1932- 1993) was an historian and writer in Principia College, Illinois.

Administration
Reproduction Note
Items are transcripts.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1975-1978 by Charles B. Hosmer.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Brown, Cooley, Ferguson, Lawwill, Lewis, Morrison and Palmer are: ACCESS RESTRICTED: written permission required.

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.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Historic buildings -- United States -- Conservation and restoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Architecture -- United States -- United States -- Conservation and restoration Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Historic preservation Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Albright, Horace M. (Horace Marden), 1890-1987 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Alexander, Edward P. (Edward Porter), 1907-2003 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Appleman, Roy Edgar Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Booton, Joseph F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Brown, Paul V. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bryan, John Albury, 1890- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bullock, Helen Claire Duprey, 1905- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Bullock, Orin M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Burton, E. Milby Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cooley, Janet R. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Covell, William King Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cox, Elbert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Downing, Antoinette Forrester Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Drury, Newton Bishop, b. 1889 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Edwards, Emily Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Evison, Herbert Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fauber, J. Everette Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ferguson, Finlay Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Fontaine, Jules, Mrs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ford, O'Neil, 1905- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Grigg, Milton L. (Milton LaTour), 1905-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harral, Mary Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Harris, Ethel Wilson Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Hosmer, Charles Bridgham, 1932- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Jones, Louis C. (Louis Clark), 1908-1990 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kahler, Herbert E. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Kane, Harnett Thomas, 1910- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Koch, Richard, 1889-1971 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lawwill, Richard Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lee, Ronald F. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lewis, Ralph Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lord, Clifford Lee, 1912- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Macomber, Walter M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morris, Miriam Hubbard, 1891-1982 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Morrison, James J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Neasham, V. Aubrey (Vernon Aubrey), 1908- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Palmer, George A. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Peterson, Erling Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Pitkin, Thomas M. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Porter, Charles Wesley, 1904- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Primm, Philip T. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Rath, Frederick L. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Ray, Jerome V. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Robinson, Martha Gilmore, b. 1888 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Simons, Albert, 1890- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trudell, Clyde Francis Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Van Ravenswaay, Charles Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Warren, Katherine Urquhart Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watkins, C. Malcolm Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Watson, Elsa Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Webb, Walter P., Mrs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Weig, Melvin J. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wells, George, Mrs Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Whitelaw, Robert N. S., 1905- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wilson, Samuel Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Woodward, Arthur, 1898-1986 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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