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Interviews from Paul Goodman Changed My Life (2011), 2004-2006

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#1916
Bib ID 10567834 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lee, Jonathan, 1953- ; Shapiro, Ben, 1959-
Title Interviews from Paul Goodman Changed My Life (2011), 2004-2006
Physical Description 750 Gigabytes (74 digital files)
Language(s) English .
Access You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

The collection contains no physical Hard Drive. Digital files were transfer onto server only.

38 Signed release forms from the interviewees are on file.

Interview without signed release form is restricted: Heims, Neil.

Edmund White's signed release form is on file, but we do not have his interview file.

Arrangement

Description

Summary

Interviews from Paul Goodman Changed My Life (2011) contain 37 unedited, full-length interviews conducted between 2004-2006 with individuals, each of whom had an important connection to Paul Goodman at one point in their lives. The interviewees are from a range of fields, including Ned Rorem, Grace Paley, Noam Chomsky, Morris Dickstein, Richard Flacks, Sally, Susan and Daisy Goodman (Paul's widow and two daughters), Vera Williams, Jacqueline Gourevitch, and Nicholas von Hoffman. The interviews were later edited to produce the documentary film "Paul Goodman Changed My Life", produced and directed by Jonathan Lee, produced and edited by Kimberly Reed, photographed by Benjamin Shapiro, and distributed by Zeitgeist Films in 2011.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

The collection contains no physical Hard Drive. Digital files were transfer onto server only.

38 Signed release forms from the interviewees are on file.

Interview without signed release form is restricted: Heims, Neil.

Edmund White's signed release form is on file, but we do not have his interview file.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Interviews from Paul Goodman Changed My Life (2011); Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Materials

Documentary film "Paul Goodman Changed My Life (2011)", Directed by Jonathan Lee, distributed by Zeitgeist Films.

Paul Goodman Papers, 1925-1983 (MS Am 2062). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Paul Goodman Papers. UC Davis. Special Collections

Paul Goodman Collection, #8063. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.

Paul Goodman Papers, Special Collections Research Center, Syracuse University Libraries

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Jonathan Lee. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--2013. Accession number--2013-2014-M112.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Collection-level record describing unprocessed material made public in summer 2018 as part of the Hidden Collections initiative.

Finding aid created by Yingwen Huang, February 2022.

Subject Headings

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Interviews Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
born digital Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
electronic records (digital records) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Bronski, Michael Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Chomsky, Noam Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Dickstein, Morris Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Documentary films -- Production and direction Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Epstein, Jason Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Esalen Institute Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Flacks, Richard Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Goodman, Paul Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Gourevitch, Jacqueline, 1933- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Graubard, Allen, 1938- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Heims, Neil Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
History, Modern Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Kaiser, Philip M., 1913-2007 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Leites, Edmund, 1939- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Malina, Judith, 1926-2015 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Miller, Michael Vincent Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nevis, Edwin C. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Nevis, Sonia March Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Paley, Grace Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Raskin, Marcus G. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rodd, Thomas W. (Thomas Whitney), 1946- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rorem, Ned, 1923- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rossman, Michael Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stoehr, Taylor, 1931-2013 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Von Hoffman, Nicholas Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Walzer, Michael Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wheeler, Gordon, 1949- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Williams, Vera B. Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
X, Laura Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Paul Goodman (1911-1972) is an important figure in 20th-century intellectual and cultural history and the interviews make up a rich composite view into the intellectual world of the 1950s to the early 1970s.