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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Eleanor Lansing Dulles
RLIN number: NXCP88-A159
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Eisenhower Administration Project
Description: Family background; childhood in New York State; Bryn Mawr; refugee work, Paris, 1917-19; graduate training, industrial management; factory employment manager; London School of Economics, 1921-22; Radcliffe and Harvard; European study and travel; teaching, Bryn Mawr, 1932-36; University of Pennsylvania; Social Security Board; Board of Economic Warfare, 1942; State Department, 1942-62: UNRRA, Morgenthau Plan, displaced persons, Bretton Woods Conference, security investigations, occupation of Austria and treaty negotiations, currency reform and monetary conversion. Impressions of Robert Lansing, John Foster Dulles, Allen Dulles, and many others.
Extent: Transcript: 973 leaves, Tape: 20 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Dulles, Eleanor Lansing, 1895-
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1895
Speaker occupation: Economist; Government official
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Mason, John T. 1909-
Organizations discussed: Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA; U.S. Department of State; United Nations
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Austria; Europe; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Austria; Bryn Mawr College, Bryn Mawr, PA; Economists; Europe; Government executives--United States; International economic relations; North America; Oral history; Political refugees; U.S. Department of State; United Nations; United States; United States--Foreign relations--20th century; Women in the civil service; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Austria--History--Allied occupation, 1945-1955; Dulles, Eleanor Lansing, 1895-; Germany--History--Allied occupation, 1945-; International finance; United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; United States--Board of Economic Warfare; United States--Social Security Board; World War, 1939-1945--Civilian relief
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019455-14898