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Oral history interview with Nelson W. Aldrich, 1985 April 4

Aldrich, Nelson W., 1911-1986



Collection Information

Size: 12 Pages, Transcript

Format: Originally recorded on 1 sound cassette. Reformatted in 2010 as 1 digital wav file. Duration is 46 minutes.

Summary: An interview of Nelson W. Aldrich conducted 1985 April 4, by Robert F. Brown, for the Archives of American Art.

Biographical/Historical Note

Nelson W. Aldrich (1911-1986) was an architect.


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.

Language Note

English .


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.

How to Use This Collection

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Quotes and excerpts must be cited as follows: Oral history interview with Nelson W. Aldrich, 1985 April 4. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.