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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sevellon Ledyard Brown
RLIN number: NXCP87-A81
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early years on Washington newspapers and with the United Press; President William H. Taft and the press; New York HERALD Washington bureau during World War I; career with the Providence JOURNAL and EVENING BULLETIN; origins of the Associated Press Managing Editors' Association and the American Press Institute; comments on American journalism.
Extent: Transcript: 99 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 1956 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Brown, Sevellon Ledyard, 1886-1956
Speaker date of birth: 1886
Speaker occupation: Editor; Publisher
Age at speaking: 70
Document date: 1956
Interviewer: Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980
Organizations discussed: Associated Press, New York, NY; New York Herald, New York, NY
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Associated Press, New York, NY; Editors; Journalism; New York Herald, New York, NY; News agencies; North America; Oral history; Publishers and publishing; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Brown, Sevellon Ledyard, 1886-1956; Providence Evening Bulletin; Providence Journal; United Press International
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018598-14041