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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Sir Robert G. A. Jackson
RLIN number: NXCP88-A115
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: British Royal Navy, coordination defense of Malta, 1937-41; Middle East Supply Center, 1941-44: maximum efficiency of resources; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration: assistant to Director General Herbert Lehman, 1944, organizational and financial problems, personalities, Lehman's resignation, 1946; Dean Acheson, Will Clayton and the end of United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration, 1947; relationship with Herbert and Edith Lehman; impressions of many British and American World War II figures.
Extent: Transcript: 308 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
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 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jackson, Sir Robert G.A., 1911-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker occupation: International administrator
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Liebmann, William B.
Organizations discussed: United Nations
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: International officials and employees; North America; United Nations; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: International relief; Jackson, Sir Robert G. A., 1911-; Lehman, Herbert Henry, 1878-1963; Near East--History--20th Century; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018963-14406