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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Arthur Meier Schlesinger
RLIN number: NXCP87-A128
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early childhood; college experiences at Ohio State, 1909-1913; graduate work, Columbia University; teaching at Ohio State during World War I; writing COLONIAL MERCHANTS AND THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION and NEW VIEWPOINTS IN AMERICAN HISTORY; liberal movement during World War I; University of Iowa, 1919-24; Harvard University from 1925, including Sacco-Vanzetti case, Harvard and academic freedom, graduate students; around the world trip, 1933; experiences at the University of Leiden, 1948; freedom of the press investigation, 1943-45; editing the "History of American Life" series and the HARVARD GUIDE TO AMERICAN HISTORY; leading personalities in the American historical profession from about 1915. The material includes much correspondence.
Extent: Transcript: 1,266 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required form Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1959 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1888-1965
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1888
Speaker occupation: Author; Historian
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1959
Interviewer: Benison, Saul
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Historians; History--Study and teaching; Intellectual life--United States; North America; United States; United States--Historiography
Topics discussed - Other terms: Liberty of the press; Sacco-Vanzetti case; Schlesinger, Arthur Meier, 1888-1965; Teaching, Freedom of
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017137-12580