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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Charles Poletti
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: Childhood in Vermont, education, Harvard Law School; New York politics and legislation while counsel to Governor Lehman, 1933-37, on State Supreme Court, 1937, Lieutenant Governor, 1938-42, Governor, December 1942; World War II, administering liberated Italy; 1964 New York World's Fair, diplomatic problems; association with St. Lawrence Power Development Commission, 1930 to 1960s; impressions of John W. Davis, Corliss Lamont, Robert Moses, Herbert H. Lehman, Franklin Roosevelt, General George Patton.
Extent: Transcript: 702 leaves, Tape: 5 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Poletti, Charles
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker occupation: Lawyer; Politician
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Liebmann, William B.
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Exhibitions; Lawyers; New York; New York, NY; North America; Politicians; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lehman, Herbert Henry, 1878-1963; New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950; Poletti, Charles; St Lawrence River--Power utilization; World War, 1939-1945--Occupied territories
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017431-12874