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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Miles Lanier Colean
RLIN number: NXCP87-A46
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education, University of Wisconsin and Columbia, 1916-24; Federal Housing Administration, Director, Technical and Rental Housing Divisions; 1940, housing research, 20th Century Fund; 1945- , consultant, Mortgage Bankers Association; organization and functions of Federal Housing Administration; lending reforms; multiplication of housing agencies; private market vs. social welfare orientation; housing and lending industries in the Depression, World War II, postwar, Eisenhower and Nixon administrations; inflation, corruption, government control, sources of funds, sociological factors; impressions of Stewart McDonald, Guy Hollyday, Leon Keyserling.
Extent: Transcript: 398 leaves, Tape: 20 reels, 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 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Colean, Miles Lanier, 1898-1980
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Speaker occupation: Consulting economist
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Bruns, Scott
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Depressions--1929--United States; Economics; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Housing policy--United States; Housing--Finance; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Colean, Miles Lanier, 1898-1980; Government consultants--United States; Mortgage Bankers Association of America; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; United States--Economic conditions--1945-; United States--Federal Housing Administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018224-13667