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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Max Gissen
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: Childhood and education; book reviewing for NEW REPUBLIC; Edmund Wilson; book reviewing for TIME; Whittaker Chambers, T.S. Matthews, Henry Luce; background of cover stories on Louis Armstrong, J.P. Marquand.
Extent: Transcript: 298 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1963 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gissen, Max, 1909-1984
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1909
Speaker occupation: Editor
Age at speaking: 54
Document date: 1963
Interviewer: Friedel, Elisabeth
Organizations discussed: Time, New York, NY, 1923-
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Books--Reviews; Editors; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; Periodicals--Publishing; Time, New York, NY, 1923-; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Gissen, Max, 1909-1984; New Republic (magazine)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020685-16126