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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Marya Mannes
RLIN number: NXCP88-A112
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family and early life: role of music; schooling; travel to London; marriage to Jo Mielziner; VOGUE editorship 1933-36; later years, illness and death of David Mannes; Office of Strategic Services in Lisbon before Pearl Harbor; German activity in Yorkville; THE REPORTER magazine 1952-63; NEW YORKER; lecture circuit.
Extent: Transcript: 42 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mannes, Marya, 1904-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Author; Editor
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Jessup, Frederick Peterson
Organizations discussed: U.S. Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Editors; Espionage; Intelligence service; Journalism; North America; Oral history; Periodicals--Publishing; U.S. Office of Strategic Services, 1942-1945; United States; Women journalists
Topics discussed - Other terms: Mannes, Marya, 1904-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018935-14378