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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Harvey Allen
RLIN number: NXCP86-A13
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Youth and education; Universities of Chicago and Pennsylvania; Association for Improving the Condition of the Poor, 1903-07; Bureau of Municipal Research, 1907-14; Rockefeller Foundation and Carnegie Foundation; Training School for Public Service, 1911-14; University of Wisconsin Survey; Dr. Charles Van Hise; Institute for Public Service; New York City Municipal Civil Service Commission, 1934-37; New York state and city politics; impressions of Fiorello La Guardia, James Walker, and Thomas E. Dewey.
Extent: Transcript: 532 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Allen, William Harvey, 1874-1963
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1874
Speaker occupation: Civic worker
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 1950
Interviewer: Bombard, Owen
Organizations discussed: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: New York; New York, NY; North America; Philanthropinism; Public welfare--United States; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; Social problems--United States; Social workers; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Allen, William Harvey, 1874-1963; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1895-1951
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016430-11873