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Document Details


Title: Elbert G. Matthews
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Harry S Truman Museum and Library
Collection: Truman Library Oral History Program
Description: State Department, vice consul, Vancouver, 1935-36, Sydney, Australia (temporary duty Brisbane and Adelaide), 1937-40; third secretary, Managua, 1941-42; division assistant, Department of State, 1943; second secretary, Kabul, 1944-46; consul, Calcutta, 1946-47; assistant chief, Division of South Asian Affairs, Department of State, 1947-48, chief, 1948-49, director, Office of South Asian Affairs, 1950-51; consul general, Istanbul, 1951-52; Imperial Defence College, London, 1953; counselor American Embassy, Oslo, Norway, 1954-55, member Policy Planning Staff, State Department, 1955-59, deputy assistant secretary, policy planning, 1957-59; Ambassador to Liberia, 1959-62.
Extent: 77 pages
URL: http://www.trumanlibrary.org/oralhist/mathewse.htm
Original Language: English
Speaker: Matthews, Elbert G.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker race: White
Speaker occupation: Ambassador; Government official
Document location: Washington, DC
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: McKinzie, Richard D.
People discussed: Harry S. Truman; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972
Historical events discussed: Cold War, 1945-1989; World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: District of Columbia; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Cold War, 1945-1989; District of Columbia; Harry S. Truman; North America; Oral history; Political campaigns--United States; Political parties; Presidents--Term of office--United States; Presidents--United States; Truman, Harry S., 1884-1972; United States; United States--Politics and government; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: European Recovery Program; Marshall Plan; Truman administration
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0032170-35377