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Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 8

Creator:
Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992
Subject:
Vanderbilt, Paul
Allied Forces. Supreme Headquarters. Monuments, Fine Arts and Archives Section
Type:
Sound Recording
Place:
Berlin, Germany
Munich, Germany
Date:
196-?
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 sound tape reel ; 1 hr., 4 min., 51 sec.
Summary:
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.
Citation:
Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 8, 196-?. Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
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.
Use Note:
Current copyright status is undetermined
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
World War, 1939-1945
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16612
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