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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Houston Peterson
RLIN number: NXCP87-A125
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Account of lecture programs at Cooper Union Forum, 1938-46, with vignettes of speakers and analysis of audience reaction; brief history of Cooper Union; experiences as writer and teacher.
Extent: Transcript: 398 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Peterson, Houston, 1897-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1897
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Mason, John T. 1909-
Organizations discussed: Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art, New York, NY
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lecturers; Lectures and lecturing; New York (NY)--Schools; Peterson, Houston, 1897-; Teachers
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017109-12552