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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Dorothy Read Thomas
RLIN number: NXCP88-A14
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background; early childhood in China, Boxer Rebellion, 1900; San Francisco earthquake and fire, 1905; education in France, women's suffrage movement in England; Russia during World War I and revolution; translator for United States military intelligence; social life in Washington, D.C.; social secretary, American Legation in Peking in the 1920s; marriage; recollections of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Lansing and Mr. and Mrs. John Foster.
Extent: Transcript: 206 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thomas, Dorothy Read, 1892-1987
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Age at speaking: 89
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Historical events discussed: Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, April 18-21, 1906
Locations discussed: Asia; China; North America; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; China; China--History--20th century; North America; Oral history; Russian Revolution, 1917-1921; San Francisco Earthquake and Fire, April 18-21, 1906; Union of Soviet Socialist Republics; United States; Washington (D.C.)--Social life and customs
Topics discussed - Other terms: Thomas, Dorothy Read, 1892-1987
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019237-14680