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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lawrence Veiller
RLIN number: NXCP88-A5
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Tenement house reform, New York, N.Y., 1892-1902; City Club and municipal reform, 1903-06; national movement for housing reform; Hoover Housing Conference, 1931-32; zoning and city planning; initiation of permanent population data in sample New York, N.Y. blocks; traffic control and rapid transit problems; reforms in New York, N.Y. courts: Magistrate's, Children's and Domestic Relations; records systems. Relations with Mayors George McClellan, William Gaynor, and John Hylan, and others.
Extent: Transcript: 299 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1949 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Veiller, Lawrence, 1872-1959
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1872
Speaker occupation: Social worker
Age at speaking: 77
Document date: 1949
Interviewer: Albertson, Dean, 1920- ; Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971
Topics discussed - ASP terms: City planning; Housing; Social workers
Topics discussed - Other terms: Municipal courts; New York (NY)--Politics and government--1898-1951; Veiller, Lawrence, 1872-1959
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020071-15513