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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lawson Purdy
RLIN number: NXCP87-A149
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: New York, N.Y., and New York State social work, taxation and housing, 1900-1930.
Extent: Transcript: 47 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1976. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part III, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1948 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Purdy, Lawson, 1863-1959
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1863
Speaker occupation: Civic worker; Lawyer
Age at speaking: 85
Document date: 1948
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920- ; Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Housing; Lawyers; New York; New York, NY; North America; Social service; Taxation; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cities and tours--Civic improvement; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1957; New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950; Purdy, Lawson, 1863-1959
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017375-12818