Summary Information
Title: Michael P. Weber Papers
Collection Number: AIS.1988.15
Creator: Weber, Michael P.

Collection Dates: 1963-1984
Extent: 0.88 linear feet (2 boxes)

Language: English

Abstract:
This collection contains transcribed interviews about David L. Lawrence. The transcriptions represent interviews conducted by Michael P. Weber and others between 1963 and 1984 used for the publication, Don't Call Me Boss: David L. Lawrence, Pittsburgh's Renaissance Mayor (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988), also available online.
Publisher:

ULS Archives Service Center
University of Pittsburgh Library System
7500 Thomas Boulevard
Pittsburgh, PA, 15260
412-648-3232
archives-ref@mail.pitt.edu
Date Published:

1988
Author:

Finding aid prepared by Archives Service Center Staff. Revisions occurred to the finding aid as a part of the encoding process in September, 2003.
Revision Description:
July 1, 2006:
Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002

Collection Scope and Content Notes

The 86 interviews in this collection were done between 1963 and 1984. They represent interviews conducted by Michael P. Weber in carrying out the research for his work, Don't Call Me Boss: David L. Lawrence, Pittsburgh's Renaissance Mayor (Pittsburgh: University of Pittsburgh Press, 1988) or interviews gathered from other collections to which M. P. Weber had access. In this latter category are the interviews conducted by Father Thomas Donaghy which are on deposit at the LaSalle College Oral History Collection in Philadelphia and those conducted by various interviewers for the Stanton Balfour Pittsburgh Renaissance Oral History Project (AIS.1973.24) held by the Archives Service Center.

The interviews are listed in alphabetical order and include the date of the interview. Information about the number of pages for each transcript and the name of the interviewer are available at the Archives Service Center.


Subject Terms

Topics
  • Governors -- Pennsylvania -- Biography
  • Mayors -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Biography

Personal Names
  • Blatt, Genevieve, 1913-1996
  • Block, William J.
  • Humphrey, Hubert H. (Hubert Horatio), 1911-1978
  • Irvis, K. Leroy, 1919-2006
  • Lawrence, David Leo, 1889-1966
  • Mondale, Walter F., 1928-
  • Rice, Charles Owen, 1908-2005
  • Saxe, Natalie
  • Shapp, Milton J., 1912-1994
  • Tate, James H. J. (James Hugh Joseph), 1910-
  • Weiner, Charles R.
  • Wright, John J. (John Joseph), 1909-1979

Category
  • Personal papers
  • Politics

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.

Acquisition Information:

A gift of Michael P. Weber, August 24, 1988.

Preferred Citation:

Michael P. Weber Papers, 1963-1984, AIS.1988.15, Archives Service Center, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh

Previous Citation:

Michael P. Weber, Interviews on David L. Lawrence, 1988, ais 88:15, Archives of Industrial Society, University Library System, University of Pittsburgh

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Archives Service Center Staff in 1988. Revision and rearrangement for the encoded version of the finding aid provided by Dan Horvath in September, 2003. Information about the collection title and the controlled access terms was extracted from the MARC record in the University of Pittsburgh catalog Voyager ID number: 1430549.

Copyright:

Permission for publication is given on behalf of the University of Pittsburgh as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained.

Separated Material:
The contents of Series II. Lectures were removed from the collection by Frank A. Zabrosky in October 1988. These items are as follows:

Grove, John, 10/16/1972, 31 pages

Hazlett, John P., 11/27/1973, 42 pages

Robin, John P., 11/13/1972 42, pages

For tapes and complete transcripts of these interviews and lectures, please see the Stanton Balfour Oral History collection (AIS.1973.24).


Collection Inventory

Series I. Interviews


Box 1
Folder 1 Ambrose, Frank, August 1974
Folder 2 Ambrose, Frank, July 18, 1974
Folder 3 Aiken, Robert, July 18, 1974
Folder 4 Arvy, Col. Jack, June 6, 1975
Folder 5 Barr, Joseph, February 13, 1981
Folder 6 Barr, Joseph, August 1974
Folder 7 Barr, Joseph, July 14, 1972*
Folder 8 Baskin, Phil, July 11, 1983
Folder 9 Berger, Meyer, March 27, 1983
Folder 10 Blatt, Genevieve, September 25, 1974
Folder 11 Blatt, Genevieve, June 22, 1981
Folder 12 Blatt, Genevieve, June 19, 1984
Folder 13 Block, William, August 19, 1974
Folder 14 Block, William, November 24, 1963
Folder 15 Bradley, Andrew, August 1,1974
Folder 16 Braun, Arthur, September 8, 1972*
Folder 17 Braun, Arthur, November 24, 1963
Folder 18 Brown, Pat, May 30, 1975
Folder 19 Burns, Bill, May 26, 1981
Folder 20 Clark, Joseph, June 3, 1974
Folder 21 Colautti, Aldo, December 15, 1971*
Folder 22 Colautti, Aldo, June 23, 1983
Folder 23 Coleman, Moe, February 15, 1984
Folder 24 Conaboy, Richard, June 13, 1974
Folder 25 Conway, Al, August 20, 1982
Folder 26 Craig, David, November 16, 1971*
Folder 27 Daley, Richard, June 6, 1975
Folder 28 Deardon, John (Cardinal), June 9, 1975
Folder 29 Dent, John, July 23, 1974
Folder 30 DeSapio, Carmine, June 26, 1974
Folder 31 DeSapio, Carmine, June 21, 1984
Folder 32 Donahoe, Anna Mae Lawrence, June 25, 1975
Folder 33 Donahoe, Anna Mae Lawrence, February 9, 1981
Folder 34 Donahoe, David, June 25, 1975
Folder 35 Donahoe, David, June 20, 1983
Folder 36 Exler, John, Spring, 1974
Folder 37 Farley, James, August 25, 1975
Folder 38 Fenrich, Andrew (Huck), June 8, 1974
Folder 39 Fenrich, Andrew (Huck), May 15, 1981
Folder 40 Giesey, Walter, December 20, 1972*
Folder 41 Giesey, Walter, September 19, 1975
Folder 42 Giesey, Walter, October 23, 1982
Folder 43 Goddard, Maurice, August 1, 1974
Folder 44 Gow, J. Steele, June 4, 1971*
Folder 45 Hawkins, Frank, August 19, 1975
Folder 46 Hazlett, Ted, October 31, 1974
Folder 47 Hazlett, Ted, November 22, 1971*
Folder 48 Hooper, Thomas, July 17, 1974
Folder 49 Hillman, Henry, May 31, 1984
Folder 50 Hughes, Richard, August 7, 1974
Folder 51 Humphrey, Hubert, July 23, 1974
Folder 52 Irvis, K. Leroy, June 19, 1984
Folder 53 Jones, John, February 19, 1981
Folder 54 Jones, Woody, August 13, 1974
Folder 55 Joyce, Thomas, August 20, 1974
Folder 56 Kane, Rita Wilson, April 27, 1983
Folder 57 Knox, James, August 19, 1974
Folder 58 Knox, James, March 28, 1981
Folder 59 Kurtzman, David, November 10, 1971*
Folder 60 Lawrence, David, December 14, 1963*
Folder 61 Lawrence, David, June 30, 1966
Folder 62 Lawrence, Gerald, August 17, 1982
Folder 63 Lawrence, Gerald, August 18, 1974
Folder 64 Lawrence, Gerald, July 16, 1973

Box 2
Folder 1 Leader, George, August 18, 1982
Folder 2 Leader, George, November 10, 1975
Folder 3 Law, James, June 8, 1981*
Folder 4 Leonard, Edward, July 23, 1974
Folder 5 Leonard, Edward, June 19, 1981
Folder 6 Leslie, Artemas, April 19, 1983
Folder 7 Lowenthal, Alex, August 6, 1984
Folder 8 Martin, Park, November 17, 1971*
Folder 9 Martin, Park, June 14, 1955
Folder 10 Matson, Warren, March 31, 1983
Folder 11 Mauro, John, October 31, 1974
Folder 12 McCarthy, Charles, October 30, 1974
Folder 13 McClosky, Matthew, November 2, 1970
Folder 14 McClosky, Thomas, June 28, 1974
Folder 15 McGrady, John, June 3, 1983
Folder 16 Meyner, Robert, June 11, 1974
Folder 17 Meyers, Robert, July 17,1974
Folder 18 Mondale, Walter, May 16, 1975
Folder 19 Morehead, William, May 9, 1975
Folder 20 Noszka, Stan, July 9, 1974
Folder 21 O'Dwyer, Paul, February 26, 1975
Folder 22 Pease, Robert, March 4, 1984
Folder 23 Plesset, Rosemary, June 24, 1975
Folder 24 Plesset, Rosemary, March 14, 1983
Folder 25 Purnell, J. Stanley, October 5, 1970*
Folder 26 Rahauser, William, June 12, 1981
Folder 27 Randall, Dave, June 19, 1984
Folder 28 Rice, Charles Owen, July 17, 1982
Folder 29 Robin, John P., September 20, 1972
Folder 30 Robin, John P., March 26, 1983
Folder 31 Robin, John P., March 30, 1969
Folder 32 Rooney, Art, August 20, 1974
Folder 33 Robin, John P., February 25, 1981
Folder 34 Saxe, Natalie, June 19, 1984
Folder 35 Saxe, Natalie, October 17, 1975
Folder 36 Schmidt, Adolph, October 9, 1972*
Folder 37 Schmidt, Adolph, July 14, 1984
Folder 38 Shapp, Milton, June 20, 1984
Folder 39 Shapp, Milton, September 11, 1974
Folder 40 Sloan, Grace, July 8, 1974
Folder 41 Splain, Maurice, August 19, 1974
Folder 42 Tate, James, July 19, 1973
Folder 43 Tronzo, Alfredo, August 19, 1974*
Folder 44 Van Buskirk, Arthur, October 28, 1971*
Folder 45 Wagner, Robert, June 11, 1974
Folder 46 Walker, John Senator, no date
Folder 47 Wambach, Peter, June 15, 1982
Folder 48 Weiner, Charles, May 3, 1983
Folder 49 Weir, Fred, June 24, 1981
Folder 50 Williams, Jake, March 30, 1983
Folder 51 Williams, Mennan, June 9, 1975
Folder 52 Wright, John (Cardinal), May 15, 1969