Architecture

Wilson, Colin St John (1 of 27) National Life Story Collection: Architects' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:31:34

  • Shelf mark

    C467/17

  • Subjects

    Architecture

  • Recording date

    1996-09-19

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's office, London

  • Interviewees

    Wilson, Colin St John, 1922-2007 (speaker, male)

  • Interviewers

    Lever, Jill (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 1: Colin St John Wilson’s [CSW] attendance at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, and his reasons for choosing to read architecture; remarks on lecturers at Cambridge (including Howard Tomlinson, Bill Dyson, Theodore Fyffe and George Checkley) and on CSW’s brother Peter’s work as wartime regional administrator; CSW’s drawing, exhibition and portrait commissions; CSW’s cricketing and lessons derived from it.

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