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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: Early years in Czarist Russia and Germany; dreams of flying; arrival in United States, 1905, and first jobs; experience at Harvard as student and tutor, 1908-1917; World War I experiences.
Extent: Transcript: 148 leaves
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 1957 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Laurence, William Leonard, 1888-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1888
Speaker occupation: Science editor
Age at speaking: 69
Document date: 1957
Interviewer: Starr, Louis Morris, 1917-1980
Organizations discussed: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Cambridge, MA; Massachusetts; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cambridge, MA; Editors; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Massachusetts; North America; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Laurence, William Leonard, 1888-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019300-14743