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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Phillips
RLIN number: NXCP87-A154
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Youth and education; diplomatic career in China and Britain; Minister: Holland, Luxembourg, Canada; Ambassador: Belgium, 1924, Italy, 1936-41; wartime assignments; Office of Strategic Services, London; ambassadorial mission, India; Palestine; Assistant Secretary of State, 1914-20; Under Secretary of State, 1922-24, 1933-36.
Extent: Transcript: 165 leaves
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 1951 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Phillips, William, 1878-1968
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1878
Speaker occupation: Diplomat
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1951
Interviewer: Link, Wendell
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of State
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Diplomacy; Diplomats; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; U.S. Department of State; United States; United States--Foreign relations--20th century; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Phillips, William, 1878-1968
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017423-12866