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Robert P. Patterson Project : oral history, 1960-1962.

Project: Robert P. Patterson Project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 585 leaves. Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Scope and Contents

Interviews on the life of Judge Robert Porter Patterson (1891-1952) as related by his associates covering his career as a lawyer, United States District and Circuit judge, Assistant Secretary of War, Under Secretary of War, and Secretary of War. Participants, pagination and restrictions as noted: Bernard Baruch, 19; Chauncey Belknap, 51; Robert R. Bowie, 30 (permission required); Grenville Clark, 35; Ferdinand Eberstadt, 27; Peter Finucane, 21; Herbert Friedlich, 30 (permission required); Edward S. Greenbaum, 56; Leslie R. Goves, 51; Richard H. McCann, 11 (permission required); Michael Madigan, 47; William Marbury, 40; Howard Petersen, 25 (permission required); Auguste Richard, 23; Elihu Root, Jr., 15; David Sarnoff, 9; Bayard Schieffelin, 22 (permission required); Austin Scott, 3; George Spiegelberg, 20; Raymond Wilkins, 50.


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