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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Frank Ernest Hill
RLIN number: NXCP88-A67
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 boyhood in California; Stanford University and Columbia, 1913-17; editorial writer, New York GLOBE and New York SUN, literary editor SUN, 1925; editor, Longmans, Green Company, 1925-31: authors, manuscripts, New York City literary and publishing circles; THE WINGED HORSE, 1927; adult educational programs, Columbia Broadcasting System; lecturing and freelance writing, poetry and prose, WESTWARD STAR, THE CANTERBURY TALES, texts and young people's books; collaboration with Allan Nevins on biographies of Rockefeller and Ford; Radio Pioneers project for the Oral History Research Office. Comments on publishing, books, and authors, especially Allan Nevins, Don Marquis, Edwin Markham, Vachel Linsday, Carl Sandburg.
Extent: Transcript: 605 leaves
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 1961 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hill, Frank Ernest, 1888-1969
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1888
Speaker occupation: Author; Journalist
Age at speaking: 73
Document date: 1961
Interviewer: Auerbach, Jerold
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American literature--20th century; Authors; Book industries and trade; Columbia University, New York, NY; Editors; Journalism; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Columbia Broadcasting System, Inc; Columbia University--Oral History Research Office; Hill, Frank Ernest, 1888-1969; Nevins, Allan, 1890-1971; Radio in adult education
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020241-15683