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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Donald A. Dumont
RLIN number: NXCP87-A77
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: United States Foreign Service, Dakar, 1940-1943, situation in World War II: vice consul, Dakar and Rabat, consul, Tunis, Istanbul and Stuttgart; United States adviser to United Nations delegation, 1955; Consul General, Dakar and Senegal, 1958-1962; emergence of independent African nations, troubles in Congo; French West Africa: social, economic, political developments, tribal differences; United States attitudes towards independence and role in United Nations.
Extent: Transcript: 76 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
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 1972 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Dumont, Donald A., 1911-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker occupation: Foreign Service officer
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1972
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Organizations discussed: United Nations
Locations discussed: Africa; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Africa; Africa--Politics and government--1960-; Africa--Social conditions; North America; Oral history; United Nations; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1953-1961
Topics discussed - Other terms: Africa--Politics and government--1945-1960; Dumont, Donald A., 1911-; United States--Foreign Service
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018561-14004