Reminiscences of Paul Joseph Sachs, 1958

 

Name
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965 (Interviewee)
Benison, Saul (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Paul Joseph Sachs, 1958
Abstract
Childhood, early career as banker and subsequent work in fine arts at Harvard until 1930; impressions of scholars of art and science; print collecting; collectors and their purveyors; patrons of art in the 20th century; Fogg Art Museum; Museum of Modern Art; Harvard Museum course; cooperation with Princeton Department of Art and Archaeology; Bliss Collection at Dumbarton Oaks; Roberts Fine Arts Com mission, World War II; American museums after World War II with particular reference to activities of former students; a retrospective look at art critics, dealers, training, and the development of art in America. Pertinent correspondence follows each major segment of the oral history
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Subjects
Art historians; Art; Art--Collectors and collecting; Art museums; Art--Study and teaching; Art criticism; Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965; Harvard University; Fogg Art Museum; Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.)
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1958
Note (Biographical)
Professor of fine arts
Note
Interviewed by Saul Benison
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Catalog Record
15425815
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ab98-gc03
Related URLs
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