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Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 14, 196-?

Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992


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Title: Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 14

Date: 196-?

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel ; 1 hr., 3 min., 51 sec.

Description: The fourteenth 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 life in the Swiss mountains, outbreak of World War 1, meditation on job prospects, and experiences at Amherst college.

Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 14, Side 1: Life in Swiss mts. Outbreak of war. Return to US. Out-of-place boy in Springfield, Mass. Personal projects; older people. High sch. Agricultural interests. Year off & photography school. Early photo projects. Whift to Amherst College and Literary interests; Side 2: Amherst friends. Beginning art interests and meanings. Shift to Harvard and beginning interest in modern art. Transl. book on Grosz.

Creator: Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992

Forms part of: Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992

Rights Statement: Current copyright status is undetermined

Citation Information: Paul Vanderbilt. Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 14, 196-?. Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.

Availability: This item has been digitally reformatted. It is available by requesting an appointment in the Archives of American Art's reading rooms, or in certain situations as a Reproduction Request.

Digital ID: 16900