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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Eugene Meyer
RLIN number: NXCP88-A103
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education; early financial operations; farm credit during the 1920s; Federal Farm Loan Bureau; Reconstruction Finance Corporation and the Federal Reserve System during the banking crisis, 1933; WASHINGTON POST, 1933-1953; World Bank and International Monetary Fund; impressions of Presidents Warren Harding, Calvin Coolidge, Herbert Hoover, and Franklin D. Roosevelt, and many other political and financial figures.
Extent: Transcript: 938 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
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 1953 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1875
Speaker occupation: Financier; Newspaper executive
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1953
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-1989
Organizations discussed: International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC; Washington Post, Washington, DC; World Bank, Washington, DC
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Capitalists and financiers; International Monetary Fund, Washington, DC; Journalism; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Publishers and publishing; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945; Washington Post, Washington, DC; World Bank, Washington, DC
Topics discussed - Other terms: Meyer, Agnes Elizabeth Ernst, 1887-; Meyer, Eugene, 1875-1959; United States--Reconstruction Finance Corporation
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018833-14276