Guide to the Michael P. Weber Papers, 1963-1984 AIS.1988.15

ULS Archives & Special Collections

Summary Information

Repository
ULS Archives & Special Collections
Title
Michael P. Weber Papers
Creator
Weber, Michael P.
Collection Number
AIS.1988.15
Date
1963-1984
Extent
0.88 linear feet (2 boxes)
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.

Preferred Citation

Michael P. Weber Papers, 1963-1984, AIS.1988.15, Archives & Special Collections, University of Pittsburgh

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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.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

ULS Archives & Special Collections, 1988

University of Pittsburgh Library System
Archives & Special Collections
Website: library.pitt.edu/archives-special-collections
412-648-3232 (ASC) | 412-648-8190 (Hillman)
Contact Us: www.library.pitt.edu/ask-archivist

Revision Description

 Converted from EAD Version 1.0 to EAD Version 2002 July 1, 2006

Access Restrictions

No restrictions.

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.

Acquisition Information

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

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.

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Related Materials

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).

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Controlled Access Headings

Personal Name(s)

  • 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

Subject(s)

  • Governors -- Pennsylvania -- Biography
  • Mayors -- Pennsylvania -- Pittsburgh -- Biography
  • Personal papers
  • Politics

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Previous Citation

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

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

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Collection Inventory

Series  I. Interviews 

  BoxFolder
Ambrose, Frank, August 1974 11
  Folder
Ambrose, Frank, July 18, 1974 2
  Folder
Aiken, Robert, July 18, 1974 3
  Folder
Arvy, Col. Jack, June 6, 1975 4
  Folder
Barr, Joseph, February 13, 1981 5
  Folder
Barr, Joseph, August 1974 6
  Folder
Barr, Joseph, July 14, 1972* 7
  Folder
Baskin, Phil, July 11, 1983 8
  Folder
Berger, Meyer, March 27, 1983 9
  Folder
Blatt, Genevieve, September 25, 1974 10
  Folder
Blatt, Genevieve, June 22, 1981 11
  Folder
Blatt, Genevieve, June 19, 1984 12
  Folder
Block, William, August 19, 1974 13
  Folder
Block, William, November 24, 1963 14
  Folder
Bradley, Andrew, August 1,1974 15
  Folder
Braun, Arthur, September 8, 1972* 16
  Folder
Braun, Arthur, November 24, 1963 17
  Folder
Brown, Pat, May 30, 1975 18
  Folder
Burns, Bill, May 26, 1981 19
  Folder
Clark, Joseph, June 3, 1974 20
  Folder
Colautti, Aldo, December 15, 1971* 21
  Folder
Colautti, Aldo, June 23, 1983 22
  Folder
Coleman, Moe, February 15, 1984 23
  Folder
Conaboy, Richard, June 13, 1974 24
  Folder
Conway, Al, August 20, 1982 25
  Folder
Craig, David, November 16, 1971* 26
  Folder
Daley, Richard, June 6, 1975 27
  Folder
Deardon, John (Cardinal), June 9, 1975 28
  Folder
Dent, John, July 23, 1974 29
  Folder
DeSapio, Carmine, June 26, 1974 30
  Folder
DeSapio, Carmine, June 21, 1984 31
  Folder
Donahoe, Anna Mae Lawrence, June 25, 1975 32
  Folder
Donahoe, Anna Mae Lawrence, February 9, 1981 33
  Folder
Donahoe, David, June 25, 1975 34
  Folder
Donahoe, David, June 20, 1983 35
  Folder
Exler, John, Spring, 1974 36
  Folder
Farley, James, August 25, 1975 37
  Folder
Fenrich, Andrew (Huck), June 8, 1974 38
  Folder
Fenrich, Andrew (Huck), May 15, 1981 39
  Folder
Giesey, Walter, December 20, 1972* 40
  Folder
Giesey, Walter, September 19, 1975 41
  Folder
Giesey, Walter, October 23, 1982 42
  Folder
Goddard, Maurice, August 1, 1974 43
  Folder
Gow, J. Steele, June 4, 1971* 44
  Folder
Hawkins, Frank, August 19, 1975 45
  Folder
Hazlett, Ted, October 31, 1974 46
  Folder
Hazlett, Ted, November 22, 1971* 47
  Folder
Hooper, Thomas, July 17, 1974 48
  Folder
Hillman, Henry, May 31, 1984 49
  Folder
Hughes, Richard, August 7, 1974 50
  Folder
Humphrey, Hubert, July 23, 1974 51
  Folder
Irvis, K. Leroy, June 19, 1984 52
  Folder
Jones, John, February 19, 1981 53
  Folder
Jones, Woody, August 13, 1974 54
  Folder
Joyce, Thomas, August 20, 1974 55
  Folder
Kane, Rita Wilson, April 27, 1983 56
  Folder
Knox, James, August 19, 1974 57
  Folder
Knox, James, March 28, 1981 58
  Folder
Kurtzman, David, November 10, 1971* 59
  Folder
Lawrence, David, December 14, 1963* 60
  Folder
Lawrence, David, June 30, 1966 61
  Folder
Lawrence, Gerald, August 17, 1982 62
  Folder
Lawrence, Gerald, August 18, 1974 63
  Folder
Lawrence, Gerald, July 16, 1973 64
  BoxFolder
Leader, George, August 18, 1982 21
  Folder
Leader, George, November 10, 1975 2
  Folder
Law, James, June 8, 1981* 3
  Folder
Leonard, Edward, July 23, 1974 4
  Folder
Leonard, Edward, June 19, 1981 5
  Folder
Leslie, Artemas, April 19, 1983 6
  Folder
Lowenthal, Alex, August 6, 1984 7
  Folder
Martin, Park, November 17, 1971* 8
  Folder
Martin, Park, June 14, 1955 9
  Folder
Matson, Warren, March 31, 1983 10
  Folder
Mauro, John, October 31, 1974 11
  Folder
McCarthy, Charles, October 30, 1974 12
  Folder
McClosky, Matthew, November 2, 1970 13
  Folder
McClosky, Thomas, June 28, 1974 14
  Folder
McGrady, John, June 3, 1983 15
  Folder
Meyner, Robert, June 11, 1974 16
  Folder
Meyers, Robert, July 17,1974 17
  Folder
Mondale, Walter, May 16, 1975 18
  Folder
Morehead, William, May 9, 1975 19
  Folder
Noszka, Stan, July 9, 1974 20
  Folder
O'Dwyer, Paul, February 26, 1975 21
  Folder
Pease, Robert, March 4, 1984 22
  Folder
Plesset, Rosemary, June 24, 1975 23
  Folder
Plesset, Rosemary, March 14, 1983 24
  Folder
Purnell, J. Stanley, October 5, 1970* 25
  Folder
Rahauser, William, June 12, 1981 26
  Folder
Randall, Dave, June 19, 1984 27
  Folder
Rice, Charles Owen, July 17, 1982 28
  Folder
Robin, John P., September 20, 1972 29
  Folder
Robin, John P., March 26, 1983 30
  Folder
Robin, John P., March 30, 1969 31
  Folder
Rooney, Art, August 20, 1974 32
  Folder
Robin, John P., February 25, 1981 33
  Folder
Saxe, Natalie, June 19, 1984 34
  Folder
Saxe, Natalie, October 17, 1975 35
  Folder
Schmidt, Adolph, October 9, 1972* 36
  Folder
Schmidt, Adolph, July 14, 1984 37
  Folder
Shapp, Milton, June 20, 1984 38
  Folder
Shapp, Milton, September 11, 1974 39
  Folder
Sloan, Grace, July 8, 1974 40
  Folder
Splain, Maurice, August 19, 1974 41
  Folder
Tate, James, July 19, 1973 42
  Folder
Tronzo, Alfredo, August 19, 1974* 43
  Folder
Van Buskirk, Arthur, October 28, 1971* 44
  Folder
Wagner, Robert, June 11, 1974 45
  Folder
Walker, John Senator, no date 46
  Folder
Wambach, Peter, June 15, 1982 47
  Folder
Weiner, Charles, May 3, 1983 48
  Folder
Weir, Fred, June 24, 1981 49
  Folder
Williams, Jake, March 30, 1983 50
  Folder
Williams, Mennan, June 9, 1975 51
  Folder
Wright, John (Cardinal), May 15, 1969 52

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