Reminiscences of William Winder Laird, 1974

 

Name
Laird, W. W. (William Winder), 1910-1989 (Interviewee)
Cornwell, Sophy (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of William Winder Laird, 1974
Abstract
Pierre Du Pont's designs and reactions for Longwood Gardens: fountain design, plans, Italian garden, fondness for certain plants; relationships with employees: care, personal involvement, educational scholarships; the Du Pont humor; relationships with Du Pont, employees, public
Collection Name
Longwood Gardens project
Subjects
Gardens--Pennsylvania; Laird, W. W. (William Winder), 1910-1989; Du Pont, Pierre S. (Pierre Samuel), 1870-1954; Longwood Gardens (Kennett Square, Pa.)
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1974
Physical Description
24 pages
Note
Interviewed by Sophy Cornwell on September 25, 1974
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
16754078
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/3h1c-td41
Related URLs
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