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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Willard Earl Givens
RLIN number: NXCP89-A1
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life and education, Columbia, 1915, Union Theological Seminary, 1915; teaching experiences in Hawaii; Superintendent of Schools, Oakland, California, 1925-27; National Education Association, Executive Secretary, 1935-52. Impressions of Harry Emerson Fosdick, Henry Sloane Coffin.
Extent: Transcript: 65 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1980. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase (Columbia University oral history collection, part IV, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Givens, Willard Earl, 1886-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1886
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 82
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Hopper, Paul
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Executives
Topics discussed - Other terms: Educational associations; Educational law and legislation; Givens, Willard Earl, 1886-1971; National Education Association of the United States; School superintendents and principals; Teachers--Political activity
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020663-16105