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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Guy Stanton Ford
RLIN number: NXCP88-A161
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life and education; University of Wisconsin, 1892-1895 and 1898-1899; teaching at Wisconsin Rapids, 1895-1898; European travel, 1899-1905; Columbia University, 1900-01; Yale University; illness, 1906; University of Illinois, 1906-1913; Dean, University of Minnesota, 1913; sabbatical at Harvard, 1916; Committee on Public Information, 1917-1918; AMERICAN HISTORICAL REVIEW; Social Science Research Council; mission for Rockefeller Foundation, 1924; return to Minnesota; Commission for the Investigation of Social Studies in the Schools; Acting President, University of Minnesota, 1931-1932; Stanford University, 1933; Commission of Inquiry on National Policy in International Economic Relations, 1934; achievements at the University of Minnesota as Dean of the Graduate School, 1913-1938, Acting President, 1937-1938, President, 1938-1941; Executive Secretary, American Historical Association; World War II.
Extent: Transcript: 963 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
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 1955 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Ford, Guy Stanton, 1873-1962
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1873
Speaker occupation: Historian; University president
Age at speaking: 82
Document date: 1955
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean
Organizations discussed: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY
Locations discussed: Minnesota; New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: College administrators; Historians; History--Study and teaching; Minnesota; New York; New York, NY; North America; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; Social sciences; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Historical Association; American Historical Review; Ford, Guy Stanton, 1873-1962; United States--Economic policy--1933-1945; University of Minnesota
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019470-14913