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Reminiscences of William T. Couch [electronic resource] : oral history, 1972

Creator: Couch, William T. 1901-1988
Project: Southern intellectual leaders (A) project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 571 pages sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Childhood and education, rural Virginia; University of North Carolina; University of North Carolina Press, Associate Director, 1926-1932 and Director, 1932-1945; freedom of the press in the South; problems of tenant farmers and the Farm Security Administration; Southern Policy Committee; Southern Conference for Human Welfare; Federal Writers Project, Regional Director, 1937-1939; THESE ARE OUR LIVES; University of Chicago Press, Director, 1945-1950; COLLIER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA, editor-in-chief, 1952-1959; OXFORD JUNIOR ENCYCLOPEDIA, editor, 1959-1963; William Volker Foundation; impressions of the Nashville Agrarians, Henry G. Alsberg, Clarence Carson, Harry Woodburn Chase, Jonathan Daniels, Frank P. Graham, Robert M. Hutchins, Herman C. Nixon, Howard W. Odum, and others


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1982

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