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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Roy R. Neuberger
RLIN number: NXCP88-A83
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood; education in New York, N.Y., New York University work in journalism; experiences as a buyer, 1922-25, B. Altman & Co.; cafe life, art studies in Europe, 1925-29; broker, Halle & Stieglitz, New York, N.Y., 1929-1940; formation of Neuberger and Berman, 1940; economic perspectives of Wall St., United States, 1920s-70s; financial workings, aquisition processes of United States museums; history, functions of American Federation of Arts, involvement since 1946, president 1957-67; development of personal art collection, 1938- ,philosophy of acquisition, discussion of individual artists, works, loans, donations to museums, Neuberger Museum at Purchase, New York, trusteeship, Whitney Museum, Metropolitan Museum of Art; Board of Directors, City Center of Music and Drama, New York, N.Y., 1957-74; historical overview of American art.
Extent: Transcript: 512 leaves, Tape: 5 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Neuberger, Roy R., 1903-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Art collector; Stockbroker
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Gellhorn, Kitty
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art museums; Art, American; Art--Private collections; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Brokers; Collectors and collecting; Neuberger, Roy R., 1903-; Stock-exchange--United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020404-15846