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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John William Davis
RLIN number: NXCP87-A82
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life and law practice in Clarksburg, West Virginia; Solicitor General of the United States; 1924 campaign for President; comments on the Supreme Court, President, Cabinet and Washington, D.C.; ambassador to Great Britain; exchange and treatment of prisoners in World War I; law practice.
Extent: Transcript: 172 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 1954 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Davis, John William, 1873-1955
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1873
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 81
Document date: 1954
Interviewer: Phillips, Harlan B.
Historical events discussed: World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambassadors; Diplomacy; Lawyers; North America; Oral history; Practice of law; Presidents--United States--Election--1924; United States; United States--Politics and government--1901-1953; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: Davis, John William, 1873-1955; United States--Solicitor General; World War, 1914-1918--Prisoners and prisons
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018603-14046