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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John Van Voorhis
RLIN number: NXCP88-A5
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: New York Bar Oral History Project
Description: Family background and education; virtues of reading law vs. law school; sketches of great lawyers; political and judicial career; dangers of using law as an instrument of social change.
Extent: Transcript: 65 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Van Voorhis, John, 1897-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1897
Speaker occupation: Judge
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Koskoff, David E., 1939-
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Judges; Law--Study and teaching
Topics discussed - Other terms: Law and politics; Law and socialism; Van Voorhis, John, 1897-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020147-15589