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Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 15

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Vanderbilt, Paul, 1905-1992
Vanderbilt, Paul
Philadelphia Museum of Art
Weyhe Gallery
Sound Recording
Place of publication, production, or execution:
No place, unknown, or undetermined
Physical Description:
1 sound tape reel
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.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560
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Archives of American Art

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