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Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 6

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Creator:
Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992
Subject:
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph)
Stryker, Roy Emerson
Thompson, Daniel V. (Daniel Varney)
Vanderbilt, Paul
Harvard University
Office of War Information.
Type:
Sound Recording
Date:
196-?
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 sound tape reel
Summary:
The sixth 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 Vanderbilt dropping out of college and going to sea, taking courses at Harvard, and the relationship between book knowledge and life knowledge.
Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 6. side 1. Reluctance to return to college. Experience as a merchant seaman, 1925. Life plans at 20. Experience at Harvard. Father's attitude toward education. Estimate of father and his influence; Reel 6, side 2. Associates at Harvard: PJ Sachs, D.V. Thompson, et al. Attitudes toward social and professional ambition. Stryker Project and the Office of War Information, 1942-3.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
Topic:
Education
World War, 1939-1945
Record number:
(DSI-AAA)16893
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Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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