Arland A. Dirlam (1905-1979)


Dirlam, Arland A.

Variant Names

Personal Information

Birth/Death:    b.1905 - deceased 06/20/1979
Occupation:    American architect
Location (state):    MA

AIA Affiliation

Member of the American Institute of Architects (AIA) 1946-1972

Biographical Sources

American Architects Directories:
Biographical listing in 1956 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1962 American Architects Directory
Biographical listing in 1970 American Architects Directory

Related Records

Archival Holdings

The American Institute of Architects Archives
      Membership file may contain membership application, related correspondence. Contact the AIA Archives at archives@aia.org for further information.
Special Collections, Frances Loeb Library, Harvard Graduate School of Design
Architectural Drawings of Arland A. Dirlam, 1929-1967
Arland Dirlam, educated a Tufts University (B.S. 1926) and Harvard (M.Arch. 1929) established his first architectural practice in Malden, MA, in 1932. Dirlam specialized in the design of churches, and more than 1,000 projects, including renovations, are credited to him toegether with other public buildings and private residences. The Dirlam Collection includes some 400 drawings related to 14 projects (churches and public buildings) on the East Coast, together with his thesis project. Gift of Mrs. Grace Dirlam, 1982
A larger, complementary collection of Dirlam drawings is housed at the library of the Society for the Preservation of New England Antiquities