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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Jay Schieffelin
RLIN number: NXCP87-A138
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Investigations of corruption in New York City during the 1890s; Committee of 70, 1894; reform movements, Mayor William Strong and William Travers Jerome; president of the Citizens Union, 1908-41; Council on African Affairs and Negro leaders. Impressions of J.P. Morgan, Alfred E. Smith, Nicholas Murray Butler.
Extent: Transcript: 126 leaves, Tape: 1 reel, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1949 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Schieffelin, William Jay, 1866-1955
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1866
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Civic worker
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 1949
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Businessmen; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Race relations--United States; Social service; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Citizens Union of the City of New York; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951; New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950; Schieffelin, William Jay, 1866-1955; Social reformers
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017245-12688