The fourteenth 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 life in the Swiss mountains, outbreak of World War 1, meditation on job prospects, and experiences at Amherst college. Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 14, Side 1: Life in Swiss mts. Outbreak of war. Return to US. Out-of-place boy in Springfield, Mass. Personal projects; older people. High sch. Agricultural interests. Year off & photography school. Early photo projects. Whift to Amherst College and Literary interests; Side 2: Amherst friends. Beginning art interests and meanings. Shift to Harvard and beginning interest in modern art. Transl. book on Grosz.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560