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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Ellis Ormsbee Briggs
RLIN number: NXCP87-A6
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: Duties of an ambassador; relations with State Department and John Foster Dulles; ambassador to Czechoslovakia, 1949; Oatis spy trial; ambassador to Korea (1952), Peru (1955), Brazil (1956); American business interests in Latin America; ambassador to Greece, 1959-61; Eisenhower's visit to Greece.
Extent: Transcript: 139 leaves, Tape: 2 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 1970 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Briggs, Ellis Ormsbee, 1899-1976
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1899
Speaker occupation: Ambassador
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1970
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
People discussed: Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959; John Foster Dulles
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambassadors--United States; Diplomatic and consular service; Dulles, John Foster, 1888-1959; John Foster Dulles; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-; United States--Politics and government--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Briggs, Ellis Ormsbee, 1899-1976
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018396-13839