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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Wilson Cumberland
RLIN number: NXCP87-A57
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life; research in Mexico on economic conditions, 1917; Paris Peace Conference with John Foster Dulles: economic decisions, personalities; economic adviser to State Department: post World War I economic conditions in United States and Europe; mandated territories; economies of Peru, Haiti, Nicaragua; stock market and United States economy; National Recovery Act, 1933; consultant, United Nations conference, 1945.
Extent: Transcript: 286 leaves
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 1951 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cumberland, William Wilson, 1890-1955
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1890
Speaker occupation: Economist
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1951
Interviewer: Link, Wendell
Organizations discussed: United Nations
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Economic history--20th century; Economists; North America; Oral history; United Nations; United States; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945; United States--Politics and government--1929-1933
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cumberland, William Wilson, 1890-1955; Government consultants--United States; United States--Economic policy--1933-1945
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018349-13792