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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lithgow Osborne
RLIN number: NXCP88-A35
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; diplomatic service in Germany and Denmark, 1915-19; Treaty of Versailles; New York State Conservation Commissioner, 1933-42; Ambassador to Norway, 1944-46; Office of Foreign Relief and Rehabilitation Operations and United Nations Relief and Rehabilitation Administration; impressions of prominent New York politicians.
Extent: Transcript: 228 leaves
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 1953 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Osborne, Lithgow, 1892-1980
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Conservationist; Diplomat
Age at speaking: 61
Document date: 1953
Interviewer: Link, Wendell
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of State; United Nations
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Ambassadors; Conservation of natural resources; Diplomats; North America; Oral history; Political refugees; U.S. Department of State; United Nations; United States; United States--Foreign relations--20th century
Topics discussed - Other terms: New York (State)--Politics and government--1865-1950; Osborne, Lithgow, 1892-1980
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019894-15337