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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Leon Edel
RLIN number: NXCP88-A168
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Immigrant parents, early life in Yorktown, Canada; recollections of student life, McGill University, 1923-1927; journalist with Montreal STAR; impressions of Paris as student journalist, 1928-1932; World War II, military intelligence unit in France; discussion of his work on Henry James; impressions of Edith Wharton, Henry James.
Extent: Transcript: 230 leaves, Tape: 6 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Edel, Leon, 1907-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1907
Speaker occupation: Author
Age at speaking: 71
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Morris, Berenice
Organizations discussed: McGill University, Montreal, QC
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Canada; Europe; France; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American literature--19th century; Authors; Canada; Canada--Social life and customs; Europe; France; Journalism; Journalists; McGill University, Montreal, QC; North America; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Edel, Leon, 1907-; France--Social life and customs--20th century; James, Henry, 1843-1916
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019553-14996