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Document Details


Title: Laurence O. Booth
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Art Institute of Chicago. Ryerson and Burnham Libraries
Collection: Chicago Architects Oral History Project
Description: Booth speaks about his education at Stanford and impressions of California modernism; studying at Harvard and MIT; military service and travels in Europe; working for Stanley Tigerman; starting his own firm with Jim Nagle; early architectural projects; organizing the Chicago Seven; exhibitions of the Chicago Seven; work in the firm of Booth & Nagle; revival of the Chicago Architectural Club; founding Booth Hansen Associates; ideas and opinions.
Extent: 148 pages
URL: http://www.artic.edu/aic/libraries/caohp/booth.pdf
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1998 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Booth, Laurence Ogden (Larry)
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Architect; Military personnel
Document location: Chicago, IL
Document date: 25-Mar-1998
Interviewer: Blum, Betty J.
Organizations discussed: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; Stanford University, Stanford, CA
Locations discussed: California; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; Illinois; Massachusetts; North America; Stanford, CA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Architects; Architectural firms; Architecture; California; Cambridge, MA; Chicago, IL; Education; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Illinois; Massachusetts; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; North America; Oral history; Stanford University, Stanford, CA; Stanford, CA; United States; United States--Armed Forces
Topics discussed - Other terms: California modernism
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025516-27375