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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Caroline Schulz Service
RLIN number: NXCP87-A133
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family, background, education; Oberlin, 1927-1931: meeting John Stewart Service; debut in Washington, D.C.; engagement and marriage, 1933; life in China, 1933-1940: impressions of Kunming, Peking, Shanghai; return to United States, 1940; AMERASIA case, 1945; husband arrested, cleared; foreign service in New Zealand 1946-1948; assigned to India 1950, husband recalled; life in India; recalled to Washington 1951; Loyalty Review Boards, interviews with Senator Hiram Bingham and David Lawrence; New York, 1951-1957; reinstatement in the State Department, consulate in Liverpool, 1959-1962; retirement to Berkeley, California; trips to China in 1971 and 1975. Much correspondence is included in the memoir.
Extent: Transcript: 248 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact Bancroft Library for information. Original oral history held by: Bancroft Library, University ofCalifornia, Berkeley, CA 94720.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Service, Caroline Schulz, 1909-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1909
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1976
Interviewer: Levenson, Rosemary
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of State
Locations discussed: Asia; China; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; China; North America; U.S. Department of State; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: China--Description and travel--1949-1975; China--History--1900-1949; Internal security--United States; Loyalty-security program, 1947-; Service, Caroline Schulz, 1909-; Service, John S., 1909-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017194-12637