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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Nelson Trusler Johnson
RLIN number: NXCP88-A43
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background and early life; experiences as student interpreter for Consular Service in China, 1907; Battle of the Concessions, Open Door Policy; Manchuria, 1909-1910; concession railways; Taiping rebellion; Revolution of 1911; Yale-in-China activities; Chinese social life and attitudes, early 1900s; recall to Washington and preparations for the Washington Conference; appointment as inspection officer in China, 1923.
Extent: Transcript: 730 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
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 1954 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Johnson, Nelson Trusler, 1887-1954
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1887
Speaker occupation: Diplomat
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1954
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of State
Locations discussed: Asia; China; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Asia; China; China--Social conditions; Diplomats; North America; U.S. Department of State; United States; United States--Foreign relations--20th century
Topics discussed - Other terms: China--History--1900-1949; Johnson, Nelson Trusler, 1887-1954
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019984-15427