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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Leonard Laurence
RLIN number: NXCP88-A145
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Experiences in New York, N.Y. journalism: New York WORLD, 1926-30; science reporter, New York TIMES, 1930-64; notable stories covered, including discovery of neutron, new elements, Harvard 300th Anniversary Conference; coverage of development of atomic energy: Manhattan Project, tests, dropping of bomb; Pulitzer Prizes, medical reporting.
Extent: Transcript: 395 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1964 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Laurence, William Leonard, 1888-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1888
Speaker occupation: Science editor
Age at speaking: 76
Document date: 1964
Interviewer: Bruns, Scott
Organizations discussed: New York Times, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Editors; Journalism; Journalists; Medicine--Research; New York; New York Times, New York, NY; New York, NY; North America; Nuclear energy; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Laurence, William Leonard, 1888-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019299-14742