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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Eustace Seligman
RLIN number: NXCP87-A132
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, influences; New York, N.Y., childhood; education, Amherst College, 1910, law schools: Harvard, 1910-12, Columbia, LLB, 1914; corporate law practice with Sullivan and Cromwell, 1914-70; trusteeship, Amherst College, 1942-72, impressions of Amherst presidents, fellow trustees; World War I experiences as Judge Advocate trying conscientious objector cases; philosophy of education; development of political views.
Extent: Transcript: 270 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Seligman, Eustace, 1889-1976
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 86
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Gellhorn, Kitty
Organizations discussed: Amherst College, Amherst, MA
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Amherst College, Amherst, MA; Conscientious objectors; Law partnership; Lawyers; North America; Oral history; Practice of law; United States; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Seligman, Eustace, 1889-1976; Sullivan & Cromwell
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017185-12628