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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Richard Spencer Childs
RLIN number: NXCP87-A68
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Growth of the city manager plan of government; short ballot movement; Citizens Union.
Extent: Transcript: 48 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1950 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Childs, Richard Spencer, 1882-1978
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1882
Speaker occupation: Businessman; Civic worker
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1950
Interviewer: Bombard, Owen
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Businessmen; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States; Voting
Topics discussed - Other terms: Childs, Richard Spencer, 1882-1978; Citizens Union of the City of New York; Municipal government by city manager; Social reformers
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018462-13905