Chalk, John and Callie Martin 1979

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Dr. Chalk and his wife Callie talk about their house in Lubbock, its architectural features, history and furnishings, and Dr. Chalk’s avid interest in collecting antiques.

General Interview Information

Interviewee Name: John and Callie Martin Chalk

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Date: ca. 1979

Location: Lubbock, Texas

Interviewer: Mary Louise Brewer

Length: 1 hour


Abstract

Tape 1, Side 1: Snyder-Martin-Chalk house, Architectural features, Southern colonial style, Built by Snyder family (ca. 1928), Occupied house until (1943), Purchased by Martin family, Architectural features (again), Neo-classical design, Column details, Description of interior, Furnishings, Guests in the house, Parking area, Berm, Landscaping, Lubbock, Texas, Tornado (1970), Damage, Construction, Solid masonry, Hardwood floors, Bathroom tile

Tape 1, Side 2: John Chalk, Background, Pitchfork Ranch, University of Tennessee, Interest in architecture, White Pine Monograph series, Tomas Jefferson as an architect, Callie Chalk, Parents to Lubbock (1943), Snyder-Martin-Chalk house (again), Advantages of a large house, Antique collecting, Snyder-Martin-Chalk house (again), Description of interior (again), Description of art objects, Furnishings (again), Sentiments about the house

Range Dates: 1928-1979

Bulk Dates: 1929-1979


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