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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jacques Barzun
RLIN number: NXCP86-A22
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Passy, 1910-20; "salons" and "soirees" ; observations on French artistic movements of the decade; poetry and painting; effect of World War I on artists; Guillaume Apollinaire, Jean Cocteau.
Extent: Transcript: 206 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1963 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Barzun, Jacques, 1907-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1907
Speaker occupation: Author; Educator
Age at speaking: 56
Document date: 1963
Interviewer: Koch Jay, Kenneth
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Europe; France; Ile-de-France, France; Paris, Ile-de-France, France
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Arts, French; Authors; Educators; Europe; France; Ile-de-France, France; Oral history; Paris, Ile-de-France, France; Poetry; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: 16e Arrondissement (Paris, France); Art, Modern--20th century--France; Barzun, Jacques, 1907-; World War, 1914-1918--Art and the war
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016525-11968