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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Eliska Lowbeerova Chanlett
RLIN number: NXCP90-A7
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Institute of Inter-American Affairs Project
Description: Childhood in Czechoslovakia; schooling in Switzerland; emigration to Brazil during World War II; work as secretary at Canadian Embassy; work with Institute of Inter-American Affairs; problems with technology transfers; met Bill Chanlett, subsequent marriage, June 1946; role of women in Brazil; work with Inter-American Commission of Women; women's movement in Latin America; Latin American mistrust of US government; impressions of US foreign policy; economic aid as a political tool; abortion; birth control.
Extent: Transcript: 20 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1985. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Chanlett, Eliska Lowbeerova
Speaker occupation: Demographer
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Williams, Elvera L.; Williams, James D.
Locations discussed: Latin America
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Abortion; Birth control; Feminism; Latin America; Latin America--Social conditions; United States--Foreign relations
Topics discussed - Other terms: Brazil--Social conditions; Chanlett, Eliska Lowbeerova; Demographers; Institute of Inter-American Affairs
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021205-16644