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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Frederick Trubee Davison
RLIN number: NXCP87-A72
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background and early life; Groton; Yale and the Yale Unit; Columbia Law School; New York politics, 1920-1926; Federal Crime Commission, 1926; Assistant Secretary of War for Air, 1926-1932; American Museum of Natural History; election of 1940; Air Force and World War II.
Extent: Transcript: 280 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1951 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 55
Document date: 1951
Interviewer: Phillips, Harlan B.
Organizations discussed: U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; U.S. Department of Defense
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Government executives--United States; Lawyers; North America; Oral history; Presidents--United States--Election--1940; U.S. Army Air Force, 1918-1947; U.S. Department of Defense; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Museum of Natural History; Davison, Frederick Trubee, 1896-1974; New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018507-13950