Princeton Symposium on World Affairs Audio Recordings Collection
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In July of 1963, Princeton University hosted the Princeton Symposium on World Affairs, the theme of which was "The Pursuit of Excellence in Creative Arts." The weekend-long symposium was comprised of several open panel sessions featuring professionals from a single field or genre such as architecture, painting, music, or prose. Many well-known figures participated, such as I.M. Pei, Philip Johnson, Bernard Malamud, Barnett Newman, and Dave Brubeck.
The collection consists of reel-to-reel audio tapes of the panel discussions on architecture, painting, and prose. A memorandum in the collection provides a complete schedule for the weekend, including information about participants' arrival times and lodging arrangements.
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