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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Harry James Carman
RLIN number: NXCP87-A56
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Board of Higher Education, New York City, 1938-61: practices and policy, budgets, relationships with city and state administrations, problems of tenure, day and evening sessions; Russell case; Rapp-Coudert Committee and Strayer committee; impressions of Mayors Fiorello La Guardia, William O'Dwyer, and Robert F. Wagner.
Extent: Transcript: 221 leaves, Tape: 4 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Carman, Harry James, 1884-1964
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1884
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Shaughnessy, Donald F.
Organizations discussed: City University of New York, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: City University of New York, New York, NY; Education--New York; Educators; Higher education and state; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Carman, Harry James, 1884-1964; New York (NY)--Board of Higher Education; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1951-; New York (State)--Legislature; Russell, Bertrand, 1872-1970
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018332-13775