Arland A. Dirlam architectural collection

Collection Type

  • Architecture

GUSN

GUSN-180993

Browse Collection

  • Arland A. Dirlam architectural collection (current record)

Description

Arland Augustus Dirlam was born in Somerville, Massachusetts, on October 17, 1905. After completing his studies at Tufts in civil engineering in 1926, he obtained a master's degree from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design in 1929. From his office in Malden, Massachusetts, he was best known as an ecclesiastical architect, and designed dozens of churches throughout New England. Dirlam designed Bendetson Hall, Carmichael Hall, Cohen Auditorium, Hodgdon Hall, Jackson Gymnasium, and Sweet Hall on the Medford Campus of Tufts University. Among the numerous awards and recognitions he received for his work was an honorary doctorate from Tufts in 1953. He died in Marblehead, Massachusetts, on June 20, 1979.Source: http://old.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus:text:2000.04.0001&query=head%3D%23168.

Details

Descriptive Terms

architects
architectural drawings (visual works)
architectural records

Collection Code

AR006

Collection Name

Arland A. Dirlam architectural collection

Reference Code

AR006

Record Details

Originator

Dirlam, Arland Augustus, 1905-1979 (Architect)

Material Type

architectural drawings (visual works)
architectural records

Description Level

Collection

Historical/Biographical Note

Historical/Biographical Note

Arland Augustus Dirlam was born in Somerville, Massachusetts, on October 17, 1905. After completing his studies at Tufts in civil engineering in 1926, he obtained a master's degree from Harvard University's Graduate School of Design in 1929. From his office in Malden, Massachusetts, he was best known as an ecclesiastical architect, and designed dozens of churches throughout New England. Dirlam designed Bendetson Hall, Carmichael Hall, Cohen Auditorium, Hodgdon Hall, Jackson Gymnasium, and Sweet Hall on the Medford Campus of Tufts University. Among the numerous awards and recognitions he received for his work was an honorary doctorate from Tufts in 1953. He died in Marblehead, Massachusetts, on June 20, 1979.Source: http://old.perseus.tufts.edu/cgi-bin/ptext?doc=Perseus:text:2000.04.0001&query=head%3D%23168.