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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James Wolcott Wadsworth
RLIN number: NXCP88-A2
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood and education; rural life in upstate New York; New York State Assembly, 1905-10; New York politics, 1910-15; United States Senate, 1915-27; Republican National Convention, 1916; World War I; Newton Baker; European travel; League of Nations and Senate debate; Warren Harding era; 1920 National Defense Act; Prohibition; United States House of Representatives, 1933-45; vignettes of political contemporaries.
Extent: Transcript: 458 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1952 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1877-1952
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1877
Speaker occupation: Congressman; Senator
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 1952
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920- ; Bombard, Owen; Link, Wendell
Organizations discussed: League of Nations, 1920-1946; Republican Party, US; U.S. Congress
Historical events discussed: Prohibition, 1919-1933; World War I, 1914-1918
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: League of Nations, 1920-1946; Legislators--United States; North America; Prohibition, 1919-1933; Republican Party, US; U.S. Congress; United States; United States--Politics and government--1901-1953; World War I, 1914-1918
Topics discussed - Other terms: New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950; Wadsworth, James Wolcott, 1877-1952
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019736-15179