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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Philip Caryl Jessup
RLIN number: NXCP88-A46
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Ambassador-at-large, 1949-52: North Atlantic Treaty Organization meetings, Council of Foreign Ministers meetings, relations with Allies and Soviet Union, position in diplomatic hierarchy, recollections of John Foster Dulles, Dean Acheson, Dean Rusk, Andrei Gromyko; Professor of International Law, Columbia University, 1952-58: publications, Council for Atomic Age Studies, seminars; associate of Rockefeller Foundation, 1959-61: trips to Africa; Judge, International Court of Justice, 1961-1970: cases, jurisdiction, problems of staff, budget, administration, language and legal procedure, political independence of court, judicial impartiality, diverse legal backgrounds of judges, importance and growth of international law; involvement in Democratic Party politics, local politics in Norfolk, Connecticut.
Extent: Transcript: 122 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Jessup, Philip Caryl, 1897-1986
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1897
Speaker occupation: Diplomat; Judge
Age at speaking: 83
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Jessup, Frederick Peterson
Organizations discussed: Democratic Party, US; International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands; North Atlantic Treaty Organization; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; U.S. Department of State
Locations discussed: Europe; Hague, South Holland, Netherlands; Netherlands; North America; South Holland, Netherlands; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Democratic Party, US; Diplomats; Europe; Hague, South Holland, Netherlands; International Court of Justice, Hague, Netherlands; International criminal courts; Lawyers; Netherlands; North America; North Atlantic Treaty Organization; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY; South Holland, Netherlands; U.S. Department of State; United States; United States--Foreign relations--1945-
Topics discussed - Other terms: Columbia University--Law School; Jessup, Philip Caryl, 1897-1986
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020013-15455