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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Herbert Alexander Simon
RLIN number: NXCP88-A34
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; University of Chicago, 1933-1936; marriage and family life; studies for the Bureau of Public Administration, University of California, Berkeley, 1939-1942; professorships at Illinois Institute of Technology, 1942-1949, and Carnegie-Mellon University, 1949-1978; development of artificial intelligence in computers; honorary degrees and Nobel Prize.
Extent: Transcript: 181 leaves, Tape: 3 cassettes, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1979 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Simon, Herbert Alexander, 1916-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1916
Speaker occupation: Social scientist
Age at speaking: 63
Document date: 1979
Interviewer: Krause, Corinne
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Artificial intelligence; Nobel Prizes; Public administration
Topics discussed - Other terms: Simon, Herbert Alexander, 1916-; Social scientists
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019879-15322