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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of William Andrew Swanberg
RLIN number: NXCP88-A19
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family's Scandinavian background; University of Minnesota, B.A., 1930; impact of the Depression: experiences with unemployment, menial work, delayed marriage; early writing and editorial assignments; Office of War Information, London, 1944: American propaganda magazines; research and writing of biographies; comparison of Henry Luce and William Randolph Hearst.
Extent: Transcript: 99 leaves, Tape: 3 cassettes
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Swanberg, William Andrew, 1907-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1907
Speaker occupation: Author; Biographer
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1981
Interviewer: Koskoff, David E., 1939-
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Authors; Depressions--1929--United States; North America; Oral history; United States; World War II, 1939-1945; World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
Topics discussed - Other terms: Biography (as a literary form); Propaganda, American; Swanberg, William Andrew, 1907-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019722-15165