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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Constance Cook
RLIN number: NXCP87-A34
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Women's History and Population Issues Project
Description: Education; Cornell Law School; work with Shearman & Sterling, Wall Street, 1943-1949; on Governor Dewey's legal staff, 1949-1951; private practice in Ithaca, 1952: government consulting work, assistant to Assemblyman Ashberry; New York State legislative career, 1962-1974: activities on Health and Education Committees, work on 1970 abortion reform bill and coalition against repeal.
Extent: Transcript: 85 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Original oral history held by: Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe College, Cambridge, MA 02138.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1976 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cook, Constance, 1919-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1919
Speaker occupation: State Assemblywoman
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1976
Organizations discussed: New York. State Legislature
Locations discussed: New York; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abortion; Law--United States; Lawyers; Legislators--New York (State); New York; New York (State)--Politics and Government; New York. State Legislature; North America; Oral history; United States; Women in politics; Women lawyers
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cook, Constance, 1919-; Shearman & Sterling
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018092-13535