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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Richard Brandon Morris
RLIN number: NXCP88-A93
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: New York, N.Y. childhood; education, City College, Columbia; Regional Director, Survey of Federal Archives, 1936-37; committee work with American historical associations, 1930s- ; A TREASURY OF GREAT REPORTING, THE SPIRIT OF '76, GOVERNMENT AND LABOR IN EARLY AMERICA, FAIR TRIAL, other writings; legal history; teaching at City College, 1927-49, Columbia 1946-61, visiting professorships; editing John Jay papers; world travels delivering lectures, researching books, promoting scholarly cooperation for American Revolution Bicentennial commemoration; impressions of Allan Nevins, Henry Steele Commager, other historians.
Extent: Transcript: 288 leaves, Tape: 1 reel and 12 cassettes, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Morris, Richard Brandon, 1904-1990
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1904
Speaker occupation: Historian
Age at speaking: 74
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Morris, Berenice
Historical events discussed: American Revolution, 1775-1783
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: American Revolution, 1775-1783; Editors; Historians; Historiography; History--Study and teaching; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Law--History and criticism; Morris, Richard Brandon, 1904-1990
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020510-15952