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George Goodwin interviews relating to Frank Lloyd Wright, 1992

Goodwin, George M.

Art historian

Overview

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet

Summary: 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. Interviewees include: architects Graham Gund (1 cassette), Philip Cortelyou Johnson (1 cassette), Kevin Roche (1 cassette), printmaker and mural painter Richard Haas (2 cassettes), a Taliesin apprentice with Wright in the 1950s, who has portrayed Wright and the Chicago School in his murals; and Loren Pope (1 cassette), a Wright client from the mid-1930s. Included are brief summaries of the Pope and Roche interviews.

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. Interviewees include: architects Graham Gund (1 cassette), Philip Cortelyou Johnson (1 cassette), Kevin Roche (1 cassette), printmaker and mural painter Richard Haas (2 cassettes), a Taliesin apprentice with Wright in the 1950s, who has portrayed Wright and the Chicago School in his murals; and Loren Pope (1 cassette), a Wright client from the mid-1930s. Included are brief summaries of the Pope and Roche interviews.

Biographical/Historical Note

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 the archivist of Temple Beth-El in Providence, Rhode Island.

Provenance

Donated 1992 by George Goodwin. He plans to conduct additional interviews for this project.

Related Materials

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

Language Note

English .

Funding

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.

Location of Originals

  • All interviews in this collection are copies. Original interviews can be found in the Frank Lloyd Wright Archives.

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

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How to Cite This Collection

George Goodwin interviews relating to Frank Lloyd Wright, 1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.