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Reminiscences of Cass Canfield : oral history, 1966.

Creator: Canfield, Cass, 1897-1986.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 425 leaves. Tape 2 reels. Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Early youth, education, New York and abroad; Harvard; graduate study at Oxford, 1920; walked Burma Road, 1920; Harper & Bros. president from 1932; crossing on HINDENBURG, 1936; interview with Leon Trotsky, 1940; Board of Economic Welfare; Office of War Information, 1944; International Planned Parenthood Federation; history of Harper's and comprehensive discussion of publishing; anecdotes about many notable literary and political figures including Edith Wharton, Julian and Aldous Huxley, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Franklin and Eleanor Roosevelt, Adlai Stevenson, Sumner Welles, and Jacqueline Kennedy.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

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