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Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 8

Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 8

Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992

Item Information

Physical Details: 1 sound tape reel

Description: The eighth of twenty-four tapes of an interview with 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 Vanderbilt's experience with post-war Germans and Germany when he worked there as a Monuments Man.

Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 8, side 1. Archives (MFA & A) operations in Berlin; methods, field trips; conditions and confusion. Army/State Dept. views. Black market. Detectives' search for paintings. Attempt to get into work on reconstruction of German libraries. Ullstein photo file intact. Amherst connections with Henninh von Boehmer. German film industry. German libraries and Ordensburgen.; Reel 8, side 2. Activities in Germany: rather meaningless. Playing at design for a world government. Adaptation of Danish folk-school system.

Creator: Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992

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

Digital ID: 16612