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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Hilda Anderson
RLIN number: NXCP86-A10
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Brooklyn; education, Columbia and Cornell Universities; China 1931-37: arrival, evacuation, Japanese occupation; return to China, 1945; embassy work in Nanking; "China-Hand Purge"; McCarthyism; State Department reorganization, 1950; Foreign Service work in Taiwan 1953-56, Washington, D.C., Beirut 1959-63; retirement.
Extent: Transcript: 150 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Anderson, Hilda, 1903-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Government official
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Stoltz, Susan
Historical events discussed: Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; China; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; China; Diplomatic and consular service; Government executives--United States; North America; Sino-Japanese War, 1937-1945; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Anderson, Hilda, 1903-; China--History--1912-1937; China--History--1937-1945
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016394-11837