The eleventh 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 working on a picture book with the Graphic History Society of America, topics of the magazine American Heritage, and job transitions. Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 11. Side 1: Beginnings of AMERICAN HERITAGE. Graphic Hist Soc of Amer program. Kinds of pictures searches, end of Library of Congress appointment, tentative picture-library plan at Univ. of Calif.; Side 2: Job hunting in NY. Subj. index to works of art. Speculations in LIFE mag interest in education revision. Theory of concept and understanding as visualization. LIFE mag as a format.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560