State Historical Society of Wisconsin.Division of Archives and Manuscripts
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1 sound tape reel ; 1 hr., 3 min., 52 sec.
The twelfth 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 photography and its development, cynicism in management, and working with MacLeish. Identification on label on reel box (typewritten): Reel 12. Side 1: Maturity of photography. Promise of Harvard-MIT center. Theories of knowledge. Job-hunting: Princeton library design. Reduction in aims.; Side 2: Cynicism about projects and professional politics. Meeting MacLeish. Experimental library Div. and Herbert Keller. Schema for mathematical index to knowledge. Initial contacts with State Historical Society of Wis. Temporary jobs.
Interview with Paul Vanderbilt reel 12, 196-?. Paul Vanderbilt papers, 1854-1992, bulk 1945-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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