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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Boris Alexander Bakhmeteff
RLIN number: NXCP87-A26
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life in Russia; engineering studies in Switzerland and United States, 1903-05; political life in Russia, 1903-14; European politics, 1914; Russia in World War I; War Supply Mission to United States, 1915-16; Russian Revolution; Kerensky government; Ambassador to United States, 1917-22; impressions of Woodrow Wilson administration, J.P. Morgan, Edward Stettinius, Sr., Dwight Morrow, John Spargo, Frederic Coudert, Nicholas Murray Butler; United States citizenship and career.
Extent: Transcript: 568 leaves, Tape: 1 reel, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bakhmeteff, Boris Alexander, 1880-1951
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1880
Speaker occupation: Diplomat
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 1950
Interviewer: Link, Wendell
People discussed: Wilson, Thomas Woodrow; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Woodrow Wilson
Historical events discussed: Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambassadors--Soviet Union; Asia; Engineering; North America; Oral history; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States; United States--Foreign relations--Soviet Union; Wilson, Thomas Woodrow; Wilson, Woodrow, 1856-1924; Woodrow Wilson; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Bakhmeteff, Boris Alexander, 1880-1951; Diplomats--Soviet Union; Kerensky, Aleksandr Fyodorovich, 1881-1970; Soviet Union--Politics and goverment--1894-1917; United States--Politics and government--1913-1921; World War, 1914-1918--Military supplies
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018010-13453