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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Tibor De Nagy
RLIN number: NXCP94-A3
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Hungarian Project
Description: Childhood: influence of father on career choice; PhD., Economics, University of Basel, Switzerland; Director, National Bank of Hungary; World War II: arrest by Germans, leaving Communist Hungary; founder, Marionette Theater Company; De Nagy Art Gallery in New York City: role of artists in success of gallery; reflections of art trends; philosophical outlook on art.
Extent: Transcript: 28 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Permission required to cite or quote. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1991. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1990 (Year of interview)
Speaker: De Nagy, Tibor, 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker occupation: Art dealer
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1990
Interviewer: Stein, Rose
Organizations discussed: University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Europe; Hungary; Switzerland
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art; Art dealers; Degrees, Academic; Economics; Emigration and immigration; Europe; Hungary; Switzerland; University of Basel, Basel, Switzerland; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: De Nagy, Tibor, 1910-; National Bank of Hungary--Director; World War, 1939-1945--Emigration and immigration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021340-16779