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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Adolf Augustus Berle
RLIN number: NXCP87-A25
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education; early law career; Justice Louis Brandeis' law office; Versailles Peace Conference; land rights 1920-24 in the Dominican Republic; Pueblo Indian land act, 1924; early teaching career; THE MODERN CORPORATION AND PRIVATE PROPERTY, 1931; impressions of Harlan Stone, Nicholas Murray Butler, Lillian Wald, Huges Jervey, Samuel E. Morison, William Z. Ripley; Henry Street Settlement; Raymond Moley, Rexford Tugwell, Franklin D. Roosevelt and the New Deal Brain Trust.
Extent: Transcript: 190 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, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Berle, Adolf Augustus, 1895-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 1970
Interviewer: Scott, Douglas
Historical events discussed: Treaty of Versailles, June 28, 1919; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Land tenure--Law and legislation; Law; Lawyers; Treaty of Versailles, June 28, 1919; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Berle, Adolf Augustus, 1895-1971; Brandeis, Louis Dembitz, 1856-1941
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017996-13439