Architecture

Long, Mary-Jane. (5 of 13). National Life Story Collection: Architects' Lives

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  • Type

    sound

  • Duration

    0:31:40

  • Shelf mark

    C467/26

  • Subjects

    Architecture

  • Recording date

    1997-10-21

  • Recording locations

    Interviewee's office, London

  • Interviewees

    Long, Mary-Jane, 1939- (speaker, female)

  • Interviewers

    Lever, Jill (speaker, female)

  • Abstract

    Part 5: Description of visiting teachers at Yale, including Serge Chermayeff; connection between the architecture and art schools at Yale; MJL’s acquaintance with Frank Stella and Nancy Graves as students; the teaching of Vincent Scully and Bill MacDonald, and relations amongst the staff at Yale; remarks on the character of the school and its students; remarks on the abilities of Ethel Kramer and Bob Bradley as students; discussion of political outlooks of students during MJL’s time at Yale; description of teaching of Carroll Meeks and his attitude to female students; MJL’s winning of travelling scholarship.

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