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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Howard Ross Tolley
RLIN number: NXCP88-A10
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 teaching in Indiana; Office of Farm Management; development of bureaus in Department of Agriculture; Bureau of Agricultural Economics, 1915-29, 1938-43; Division of Agricultural Engineering; tariff policy; farm organizations; Secretaries Henry A. Wallace and William Jardine; outlook work; Giannini Foundation, University of California, 1930-33, 1935-36; Agricultural Adjustment Administration, 1933-35, 1936-38; Office of Price Administration; interim commission of the Food and Agriculture Organization.
Extent: Transcript: 703 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 1954 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Tolley, Howard Ross, 1889-1958
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Agricultural economist
Age at speaking: 65
Document date: 1954
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920-
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of Agriculture; United Nations; United Nations. Food and Agriculture Organization
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agricultural laws and legislation; Government executives--United States; New Deal, 1933-1939--United States; North America; Oral history; U.S. Department of Agriculture; United Nations; United Nations. Food and Agriculture Organization; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agricultural economist; Tolley, Howard Ross, 1889-1958; United States--Agricultural Adjustment Administration; United States--Bureau of Agricultural Economics; United States--Economic policy--1933-1945
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018864-14307