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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Raymond Earl Baldwin
RLIN number: NXCP87-A24
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Boyhood and education; naval service, World War I; early career in law and politics; Governor of Connecticut, 1939-1941, 1943-1946; Willkie campaign, 1940; United States Senator, 1946-1949; Armed Services, Post Office, Civil Service Committees, unification of armed services, investigation of Malmedy massacre, Joseph McCarthy; 1948 senatorial campaign, resignation, 1949; experiences as Connecticut Supreme Court Judge, 1949-1964, State referee and co-chairman of 1965 Constitutional Convention; impressions of Wilbur Cross, J. Henry Roraback, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Thomas E. Dewey, Herbert Hoover, Senators Robert A. Taft, Arthur Vandenburg, Leverett Saltonstall.
Extent: Transcript: 2,272 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Speaker: Baldwin, Raymond Earl, 1893-1986
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1893
Speaker occupation: Public official
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Tenzer, Morton J., 1931-
Organizations discussed: Connecticut. Supreme Court; U.S. Congress. Senate
Locations discussed: Connecticut; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Connecticut; Connecticut. Supreme Court; Connecticut--Politics and government; Judges; Legislators--United States; National security; North America; U.S. Congress. Senate; United States; United States. Congress--Committees; United States--Politics and government--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Baldwin, Raymond Earl, 1893-1986; Willkie, Wendell L. (Wendell Lewis), 1892-1944
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017987-13430