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Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 15, 196-?

Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992


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Title: Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 15

Date: 196-?

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel ; 1 hr., 4 min., 2 sec.

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.

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 15, 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: 16897