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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert Maynard Hutchins
RLIN number: NXCP88-A54
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Election as President of University of Chicago, 1929; concept of a university; relationships with faculty, students, trustees, alumni, and the general public; experiments: Great Books courses, divisions, liberal arts college; professional schools and the university; Rush Medical College; attacks on University of Chicago program; effect of World War II nuclear research; ENCYCLOPEDIA BRITANNICA; General Robert E. Wood; William Benton.
Extent: Transcript: 110 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1899
Speaker occupation: University president
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: McDonald, Donald
Organizations discussed: University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: Chicago, IL; Illinois; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Chicago, IL; College administrators; Illinois; North America; Oral history; United States; Universities and colleges; University of Chicago, Chicago, IL; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Hutchins, Robert Maynard, 1899-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020102-15544