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Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 18, 196-?

Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992


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Title: Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 18

Date: 196-?

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel ; 1 hr., 4 min., 21 sec.

Description: The eighteenth 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 experiences working on the Bibliographical Planning Committee in Philadelphia, this work's effect on his relationships, and other philosophical ponderings.

Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 18, Side 1: Bibliographical Planning Committee, Phila. Books in the wrong hands. Pool everything and redivide. Planned book production. Breakdown. End of first ambitious stage. Personal remarks on marriage problems. Learning from other people; Side 2: Doubts. Things not understood. Is Man so central? Comongo and schema of t the "main stream". Schema of original stability and the search for balance as the principal activity and end of life. History as a disturbance.

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 18, 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: 16898