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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of W. Howard Wriggins
RLIN number: NXCP88-A132
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education; Quaker relief groups in Portugal and Ceylon after World War II; Library of Congress, 1958; State Department Policy Planning Council, 1961; National Security Council staff under Johnson administration; teaching at Columbia University, 1968; ambassador to Sri Lanka, 1977-1980; United States foreign aid policy, politics in South Asia.
Extent: Transcript: 133 leaves, Tape: 4 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wriggins, William Howard, 1918-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1918
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Educator
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1982
Interviewer: King, Dennis J.
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; U.S. Department of State; U.S. National Security Council
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Asia; North America; Sri Lanka; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambassadors--United States; Asia; Columbia University, New York, NY; Educators; Library of Congress, Washington, DC; North America; Oral history; Sri Lanka; U.S. Department of State; U.S. National Security Council; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1977-; United States--Politics and government--1945-; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Sri Lanka--History--1948-; World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief; Wriggins, W. Howard, (William Howard), 1918-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019158-14601