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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of James Gutmann
RLIN number: NXCP89-A12
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life in New York, N.Y.; Columbia University student, 1914-1918, student and teacher at Ethical Culture Society School; preparing directory of war services, Washington, 1917; teaching philosophy at Columbia, 1920-62; Director, University Seminars, 1970-76; reflections on people and events at Columbia through the Butler, Fackenthal, Eisenhower, Kirk, and Cordier administrations; impressions of Nicholas Murray Butler, Dwight Eisenhower, John Dewey, Reinhold Niebuhr, Felix Adler, many members of the Columbia faculty.
Extent: Transcript: 284 leaves, Tape: 7 cassettes, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1977 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gutmann, James, 1897-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1897
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1977
Interviewer: Goldstein, Kenneth K.
Organizations discussed: Columbia University, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Columbia University, New York, NY; Education, Higher; Educators; Intellectual life--United States; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Philosophers; Philosophy; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Gutmann, James, 1897-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020615-16057