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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William James McGill
RLIN number: NXCP88-A139
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Education, New York, N.Y., Fordham 1939-43; early work experience; Ph.D. Psychology, Harvard, 1952; Lincoln Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Columbia University Department of Psychology, 1956-65; University of California, Santa Barbara, to build Department of Psychology there, 1965, Chancellor, 1968-70: anti-war and racial unrest, student strike; President of Columbia University, 1970-80: state of the university in 1970, impressions of trustees, faculty, administrators, problems of finance, administration, student unrest, community relations; fund raising; building programs on Morningside Heights and at Health Center; Faculty House, President's House; Arden House meeting, 1975; Rockefeller Center lease; Chairman, Commission for the Eighties; comments on the future of education, scholars and educators, Columbia University.
Extent: Transcript: 467 leaves, Tape: 9 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed until June 30, 1990 or death, whichever is later. Permission required to cite, quote, or reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: McGill, William James, 1922-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1922
Speaker occupation: Psychologist; University president
Age at speaking: 58
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Graff, Henry
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Locations discussed: California; Cambridge, MA; Massachusetts; New York; New York, NY; North America; Santa Barbara, CA; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: California; Cambridge, MA; College administrators; Columbia University, New York, NY; Education; Massachusetts; Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA; New York; New York, NY; North America; Psychologists; Psychology; Santa Barbara, CA; Students--Political activity; United States; Universities and colleges; University of California, Santa Barbara, CA
Topics discussed - Other terms: McGill, William James, 1922-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019227-14670