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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of I. D. Robbins
RLIN number: NXCP87-A121
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: New York (N.Y.) political system, politicians, media, from the 1930s to the 1970s; 1952- , association with City Club of New York, president (1959), founding editor of CITY CLUB COMMENTS; effect of Mitchell-Lama Act on establishment of Big Six Towers apartments and Hunts Point Cooperative Market; essays, opinions published in DAILY NEWS, WALL STREET JOURNAL, NEW YORK TIMES; mayoralty nomination effort and withdrawal, 1965; impressions of John Lindsay, Robert Moses, Robert Wagner, other New York City leaders.
Extent: Transcript: 350 leaves, Tape: 4 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Robbins, I. D., 1913-
Speaker date of birth: 1913
Speaker occupation: Civic worker
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Housing; Mayors--United States; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: City Club of New York; City planning and redevelopment law; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1951-; Robbins, I. D., 1913-; Social reformers
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017062-12505