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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Frederic Rene Coudert
RLIN number: NXCP87-A43
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Recollections of his father; early political impressions, notably the "Cross of Gold" speech; Spanish-American War; Insular cases; New York politics, John P. Mitchel; legal adviser to British Government regarding legal controversies involving United States, especially British blockade and problems of international maritime law, 1915-20; impressions of Woodrow Wilson, Sir Cecil Spring-Rice, Robert Lansing, Alexis Carrel, Benjamin Cardozo, Cornelius Clifford, Boris Bakhmeteff, Henri Bergson, Simon Flexner; Columbia University and Nicholas Murray Butler.
Extent: Transcript: 170 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Coudert, Frederic Rene, 1871-1955
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1871
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 1950
Interviewer: Bombard, Owen; Commager, Henry Steele, 1902- ; Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971
Historical events discussed: Spanish-American War, 1898
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Lawyers; North America; Spanish-American War, 1898; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Coudert, Frederic Rene, 1871-1955; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951; United States--Foreign relations--1913-1921; War, Maritime (International law)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018192-13635