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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Alanson Work Willcox
RLIN number: NXCP87-A188
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Social Security Project
Description: Drafting Social Security Act, 1935-36; legal adviser, Social Security Board, 1938; General Counsel, Federal Security Agency, 1947; Murray-Wagner-Dingell bill; philosophy of social security; evaluation of legislation; Medicare: positions of American Medical Association, Blue Cross, and American Hospital Association. Impressions of Jack Tate, Tom Eliot, Wilbur Cohen, and others.
Extent: Transcript: 140 leaves, Tape: 4 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1966 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Willcox, Alanson Work, 1901-1978
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 1966
Interviewer: Corning, Peter A., 1935-
Organizations discussed: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Medical Association, Chicago, IL; Government executives--United States; Insurance, Health; Lawyers; Medicare; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Social security--Law and legislation; United States--Federal Security Agency; United States--Social Security Board; Willcox, Alanson Work, 1901-1978
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017798-13241