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Collection Details


Collection Name: Donovan, Leisure, Newton & Irvine Project
Repository Name: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office [Repository Details]
Repository Location: New York, New York, United States
URL: http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/indiv/oral/guides/dono.html
Description: An account of the founding of the law firm by various of its partners and associates, and in particular of the career of William Joseph Donovan (1883-1959) as a lawyer, as a military officer, and as director of the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. There is material also on the evolution of a New York law firm, and on the Department of Justice during the 1920s.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 15
Interviews: [15 interview(s) listed in this collection]
Broad Subjects: Law
ASP Subjects: History; Law firms; Law--United States; Lawyers; Legal aid; New York; New York, NY; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives, American
Collection Code: OHC0000823