Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel ; 1 hr., 4 min., 2 sec.
Creator: Paul Vanderbilt (1905-1992)
Description: The fifteenth of twenty-four tapes of an interview Paul Vanderbilt.
Interviewer is an unidentified woman, possibly a university student based on handwritten notes accompanying the collection.
Approximate date based on life events described.
Topics of discussion include his interest in photography, unified vision of life, art interpretation, and job hunting.
Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 15. Side 1: Harvard student. Revival of interest in photography. Jere Abbott. One big symphonic unit. Variety of application: gadgets, posters, industrial design, etc. Little interest in academic affairs. Art qualities in odd places. Learning quality and exploration. Authenticity. Structures in bibliography. Choice for career; Side 2: Work at Weyhe Gallery & bookstore. Artists in NY. Friends, girls. To Europe to buy books for Phila. Museum of Art. London & Paris. Beginnings in bibliography and psychology.
Forms part of: Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992
Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined
Citation: Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 15, 196-?. Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Digital ID: 16897
- Philadelphia Museum of Art
- Vanderbilt, Paul
- Weyhe Gallery
Availability: This item has been digitally reformattted. It is available by appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations by request.