Archives of American Art

Oral history interview with Charles Willard Moore

Collection ID:
Moore, Charles Willard, 1925-1993
Woodbridge, Sally Byrne
1984 Dec. 28
Physical Description:
69 Pages

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
An interview of Charles Willard Moore conducted 1984 Dec. 28, by Sally Woodbridge, for the Archives of American Art.
Scope and Contents
Moore speaks of his childhood and family history; his education; the influence of Roger Bailey; moving to San Francisco to work; teaching architecture; his U.S. Army service; the influence of Japanese architecture; Louis Kahn's influence; his opinions of architectural education, and the changes that have occurred in it in the past two decades; the future of architecture and his hopes for it.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Charles Willard Moore (1925-1993) was an architect from Los Angeles, Calif.

Funding for the digital preservation of this interview was provided by a grant from the Save America's Treasures Program of the National Park Service.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
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.

Digital Content

More Information
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 4 hrs., 44 min.

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