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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Emory Scott Land
RLIN number: NXCP89-A28
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Naval History Project
Description: Naval Academy, athletics; early cruises; naval architecture, Massachusetts Institute of Technology; Bureau of Ships, Bureau of Aeronautics; Harry Guggenheim and air research; Charles A. Lingbergh; Fleet Naval Construction, 1930-32; Chief, Bureau of Ships, 1933-37; Maritime Commission, 1937; Joseph Kennedy; Merchant Marine Academy; shipbuilding for National Defense Agency; William Knudsen; Liberty Ships; War Shipping Administration; Air Transport Association, 1946-53. Impressions of Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Hopkins, Bernard Baruch, Jesse Jones.
Extent: Transcript: 227 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1963 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Land, Emory Scott, 1879-1971
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1879
Speaker occupation: Naval officer
Age at speaking: 84
Document date: 1963
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Organizations discussed: U.S. Navy
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Aeronautics; North America; Oral history; Shipbuilding; U.S. Navy; United States; United States--Politics and government--20th century; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Admirals; Aviation; Land, Emory Scott, 1879-1971
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020787-16228