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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Whitney North Seymour
RLIN number: NXCP87-A133
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: New York Bar Oral History Project
Description: Family background; education, University of Wisconsin and Columbia Law School, 1920-1923; Angelo Herndon and other cases handled as attorney, Simpson, Thacher & Bartlett, 1924- ; work with Landmarks Conservancy in New York City, other environmental and cultural organizations; American Bar Association activities, 1937- ; discussion of professional standards, case presentation and tactics, selection process of judges, legal clinics and continuing legal education.
Extent: Transcript: 71 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Seymour, Whitney North, 1901-1984
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Bar associations; Conservation of natural resources; Intellectual life--United States; Law partnership; Law--United States; Lawyers; North America; Practice of law; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Seymour, Whitney North, 1901-1984
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017197-12640