Hugh E. Taylor Oral History
Interview with Hugh E. Taylor and Priscilla J. Taylor
Conducted by: Dr. Heidi Swank
Location: Hugh E. Taylor residence in Las Vegas, NV
Date: January 5, 2015 and January 8, 2015
Transcript: part 1 - 34 pages / part 2 - 66 pages
Medium: MP3 file
Duration: Part 1 - 1:24:45. Part 2 - 2:19:12
The following oral history transcript is the result of a recorded interview with architect Hugh E. Taylor and his wife, Priscilla J. Taylor on January 5th and January 8th, 2015. The interview took place at the Taylor's residence in Las Vegas, NV, and was conducted by Dr. Heidi Swank for the Nevada Preservation Foundation Hugh E. Taylor archive.
Funding for this oral history was provided in part by a grant from the Las Vegas Centennial Commission.
Part 1: January 5, 2015
Taylor discusses his childhood, military career, early architectural drafting career, family life, and architectural work in Los Angeles.
Part 2: January 8, 2015
Taylor discusses his early career in Los Angeles, Wilbur Clark's Desert Inn Casino, the Desert Inn Estates, J.A. Tiberti properties (Hugh's office), clients, Las Vegas architectural career, military service recall for the Korean War, retirement, and traveling.
Rights and Access:
This material is being provided by the Nevada Preservation foundation strictly for education and research purposes. Any use, reproduction, or publication of this material requires written permission from the Nevada Preservation Foundation.
Citations are provided as a courtesy and may not be accurate or complete.
Chicago citation style:
Taylor, Hugh E, Priscilla J. Taylor, and Heidi Swank. Interview with Hugh E. Taylor and Priscilla J. Taylor. Las Vegas, Nevada 2015. Audio. https://www.nevadapreservation.org/hughtaylor/hughetaylororalhistory
APA citation style:
Taylor, H. E., Taylor, P.J. & Swank, H. (2015) Interview with Hugh E. Taylor and Priscilla J. Taylor. Las Vegas, Nevada. [Audio] Retrieved from the Nevada Preservation Foundation, https://www.nevadapreservation.org/hughtaylor/hughetaylororalhistory
MLA citation style:
Taylor, Hugh E, Priscilla J Taylor, and Heidi Swank. Interview with Hugh E. Taylor and Priscilla J. Taylor. Las Vegas, Nevada, 2015. Audio. Retrieved from the Nevada Preservation Foundation, <www.nevadapreservation.org/hughtaylor/hughetaylororalhistory>