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titleRoy R. Neuberger papers, 1940-1979.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleCorrespondence, printed material, photographs; and "birthday books" containing drawings and writings by artists sent to Neuberger on his 50th and 75th birthdays.

UNMICROFILMED: Material relating to Neuberger's activities as an art collector, patron, and trustee consisting of: clippings, exhibiton catalogs and announcements; photographs; and correspondence with Leroy Lamis, Sidney Laufman, Paul David Magriel, Larry Rivers, Frank Roth, Jon Rudolf Schueler, Hudson Walker and Frederick Stallknecht Wight.
ADDITION: Correspondence with artists and other prominent people including: Edward Albee, Alexander Calder, Merce Cunningham, Lyonel Feininger, Henry Geldzahler, Henry Moore, Gerald Ford, Robert F. Kennedy, John V. Lindsay, George McGovern and Nelson Rockefeller. Also included are a letter from Mr. and Mrs. John Walker relating to their trip to Europe to return the "Mona Lisa" to the Louvre in 1963; printed material relating to Nelson Rockefeller; and four lists of art related papers remaining with Neuberger.
extent5.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 2 reels) Addition: 0.2 linear ft.
formatsCorrespondence Photographs Clippings Catalogs Announcements
accessMicrofilmed portion must be consulted on microfilm. Use of unmicrofilmed portion requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. storage facility.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition information"Birthday books" on reels NSM 1 and 4588 lent for microfilming 1963 and 1992 by Neuberger. He donated the unmicrofilmed material in 1975 and 1993. Location of Original: Reels NSM 1 and 4588:: Originals returned to the lender, Roy R. Neuberger, after microfilming.
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titleReminiscences of Roy R. Neuberger
repositoryColumbia University Libraries
collection titleInterview by Kitty Gellhorn, 1977.

Childhood; education in New York, N.Y., New York University work in journalism; experiences as a buyer, 1922-25, B. Altman ? cafe life, art studies in Europe, 1925-29; broker, Halle ? 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.
extentTranscript: 512 leaves. Tape: 5 reels.
formatsTranscript Sound Recording
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://clio.cul.columbia.edu
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titleRoy R Neuberger interviews, 1975 September 19 & 26.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleAn interview of Roy R. Neuberger conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art.
extent1 sound tape ; 5 in. (21 p. transcript)
formatsTranscript Sound Recording
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationPart of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958.
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titleOral history interview with Roy R. Neuberger, 1994 Mar. 29 - Apr. 7.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleAn interview of Roy Neuberger conducted by Avis Berman for The Metropolitan Museum of Art Oral History Project.

Historical Note
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Oral History Project is a series of interviews undertaken by the Museum in 1993. The project is designed to supplement the archival records of the institution and include interviews with a number of individuals closely connected to the Museum's development. Interview transcripts range from 37 p. to 462 p.

Individuals interviewed include: Brooke Russell Astor, Penelope Bardel, Kay Bearman, Daniel Berger, Herbert Brownell, John Buchanan, Mary Burke, Walter Burke, Daniel Pomeroy Davison, Douglas Dillon, J. Richardson Dilworth, William H. Forsyth, Ashton Hawkins, James R. Houghton, John K. Howat, Bradford Kelleher, Clare Le Corbeiller, Harvey Murton, Roy Neuberger, Douglas Newton, James Parker, Robert M. Pennoyer, Emily Rafferty, Kevin Roche, Katherine S. Rorimer, David Schiff, Jean Schmitt, Stuart Silver, Edith A. Standen, Arthur Slzberger, and Dietrich Von Bothmer.
extent98 p.
formatsTranscript Sound Recording Interview
accessPARTIALLY ACCESS RESTRICTED; access to p. 55-70 of the transcript requires written permission of the interviewee, requested in writing through the Archivist, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1000 Fifth Ave, New York, N.Y. 10028-0198. Original recording is unavailable to researchers.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
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titleArtist file: Neuberger, Roy R.; miscellaneous uncataloged material.
repositoryThe Museum of Modern Art
collection titlePamphlet file
The folder may include announcements, clippings, press releases, brochures, reviews, invitations, small exhibition catalogs, and other ephemeral material.

Location
MoMA Queens Artist Files

Call Number
Neuberger, Roy R
extent1 folder
formatsEphemera
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://arcade.nyarc.org/record=b732819~S1
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titleRoy R. Neuberger : celebrating 100 years : life, business, art.
repositoryNeuberger Museum of Art Archives
collection title"This timeline was created in celebration of Roy R. Neuberger’s 100th year. The information presented has been acquired from a variety of sources, and has been compiled by a number of individuals"--Ackn.
formats
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://www.neuberger.org/
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titleArchives pamphlet file: Neuberger, Roy R.: miscellaneous uncataloged material.
repositoryThe Museum of Modern Art
collection titleThe folder may include clippings, correspondence, memoranda, press releases, brochures, announcements, reviews, invitations, obituaries and other ephemeral material relevant to the Museum of Modern Art (New York, N.Y.) and its history.

Location
MoMA Manhattan Archives Pamphlet File

Call Number
Neuberger, Roy R.
extent1 folder
formatsEphemera
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://arcade.nyarc.org/record=b732819~S1
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titleJohn I. H. Baur interviews, 1970 Jan. 22-Feb. 19.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleAn interview of John I. H. Baur conducted by Paul Cummings for the Archives of American Art.

Baur speaks of his education, his work at the Brooklyn Museum, WNYC radio programs, art dealers in the 1940s, museum acquisitions and his research on William Sidney Mount, John Quidor and Theodore Robinson. He discusses exhibitions and scholarship, joining the staff of the Whitney Museum of American Art, the organization of the Friends of the Whitney, art critics, Whitney Annuals, and the "Black Emergency Cultural Coalition." Baur recalls Edith Halpert, Samson Lane Faison, Jr., Henri Focillon, Lloyd Goodrich, Roy R. Neuberger, Theodore Sizer and others.

Bio / His Notes:
Museum curator; New York, N.Y.
extentSound recordings: 3 sound tape reels ; 7 in. Transcript: 114 p.
formatsSound Recording Transcript
accessContact repository for restrictions and policies.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition information These interviews are part of the Archives' Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and others.
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titleAdeline Herder Papers, 1942-1999.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleBiographical material; correspondence, 1940s -1990s; exhibition files,1960s-1990s, containing sale and price lists, catalogs, announcements, and reviews; writings and notes; photographs of Herder and of her artwork; address and appointment books; a sketchbook; a pastel and watercolor self-portrait; video recordings and printed material. Among the correspondents are Joseph and Olga Hirshhorn, Roy Neuberger, August Heckscher, Sari Dienes, Roy Davis, Cecily Langdale, and Elaine Benson. Videos (VHS) include "Addie Herder, Spring 1993," "Addie Herder, Collage, Boxes, 1996," and "R. Neuberger Birthday"; and two U-Matic video recordings,"Addie Herder, Tape 1 and Tape 2."

Bio / His Notes:
Collagist; New York City; Paris. b. 1920.
extent4.3 linear ft.
formatsCorrespondence Exhibition Files Catalogs Ephemera Writings
accessUse requires an appointment.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
acquisition informationDonated 2001 by Adeline Herder.
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titleThe Metropolitan Museum of Art Oral History Project, 1993-2000.
repositoryArchives of American Art
collection titleIndividuals interviewed include: Brooke Russell Astor, Penelope Bardel, Kay Bearman, Daniel Berger, Herbert Brownell, John Buchanan, Mary Burke, Walter Burke, Daniel Pomeroy Davison, Douglas Dillon, J. Richardson Dilworth, William H. Forsyth, Ashton Hawkins, James R. Houghton, John K. Howat, Bradford Kelleher, Clare Le Corbeiller, Harvey Murton, Roy Neuberger, Douglas Newton, James Parker, Robert M. Pennoyer, Emily Rafferty, Kevin Roche, Katherine S. Rorimer, David Schiff, Jean Schmitt, Stuart Silver, Edith A. Standen, Arthur Slzberger, and Dietrich Von Bothmer.

Historical Note
The Metropolitan Museum of Art Oral History Project is a series of interviews undertaken by the Museum in 1993. The project is designed to supplement the archival records of the institution and include interviews with a number of individuals closely connected to the Museum's development. Interview transcripts range from 37 p. to 462 p.
extentTotal: ca. 2000 p.
formatsSound Recording Transcript Interviews
accessACCESS RESTRICTED; terms vary for each interview. Access is only to transcript. Original recordings are not available to researchers.
record sourcehttp://www.siris.si.edu/
updated11/12/2014 11:29:59
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