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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Albert Anthony Giesecke
RLIN number: NXCP89-A14
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Youth and education; Ministry of Education in Peru, 1909; Rector of University of Cuzco, 1910-23; Director General of Education of Peru, 1923-31; educational problems and policies in Latin America, student strikes; archeological discoveries and collections; Inter-American Conferences; American Embassy in Lima from 1931; Tacna-Arica Plebiscite Commission 1925-26. Impressions of Hiram Bingham, Axel Wenner-Gren, Paul Fejos, Gen. John J. Pershing, and many others.
Extent: Transcript: 483 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Acess: 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 1962 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Giesecke, Albert Anthony, 1883-1970
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1883
Speaker occupation: Archaeologist; Educator
Age at speaking: 79
Document date: 1962
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Locations discussed: Latin America; Peru; South America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Archaeologists; Archaeology; Education; Educators; Latin America; Oral history; Peru; South America
Topics discussed - Other terms: Giesecke, Albert Anthony, 1883-1970; Latin America--Politics and government--1830-1948; Peru--Antiquities; Peru--History--1829-; Peru--Politics and government--1919-1968
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020636-16078