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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Howard Alexander Smith
RLIN number: NXCP87-A146
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Boyhood in New York, N.Y.; Princeton, Columbia Law School; Colorado practice, 1905; United States Food Administration, Herbert Hoover, World War I; executive secretary, Princeton, 1920-1930; Chairman, Republican Party, New Jersey, Member Republican National Committee, 1939; United States Senate career, 1944-1958: primaries and campaigns, labor reform legislation, party reorganization, refugee problems, Taft-Hartley Act, Voice of America, Smith-Mundt Act; extensive travel in Europe and Far East; Republican Policy Committee, 1951; Douglas MacArthur hearings; Japan Peace Treaty; Senate Labor Committee; Southeast Asia Treaty Organization, 1954; health legislation; civil rights; impressions of many political figures.
Extent: Transcript: 595 leaves, Tape: 9 reels
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 1963 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Smith, Howard Alexander, 1880-1966
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1880
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Senator
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 1963
Interviewer: Hawkins, John W.
Organizations discussed: Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; Republican Party, US; U.S. Congress. Senate
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Legislators--United States; North America; Princeton University, Princeton, NJ; Republican Party, US; U.S. Congress. Senate; United States; United States--Politics and government--20th century
Topics discussed - Other terms: Smith, H. Alexander (Howard Alexander), 1880-1966
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017337-12780