Donovan Leisure Newton and Irvine project : oral history, 1979-1980.
Scope and Contents
An account of the founding of the law firm by various of its partners and associates, and in particular of the career of William Joseph Donovan (1883-1959) as a lawyer, as a military officer, and as director of the Office of Strategic Services during World War II. There is material also on the evolution of a New York law firm, and on the Department of Justice during the 1920s.
Participants and pagination: Margaret Bancroft, 85; Ralston Irvine, 55; George S. Leisure, Jr., 103; J. Edward Lumbard, 39; Thomas McFadden, 68; Walter Mansfield, 98; Samuel Murphy, 68; Carl Elbridge Newton, 130; Frand Raichle, 24; Jane Smith, 59; David Teitelbaum, 62; John A. Tobin, 60; Bethuel M. Webster, 38; James R. Withrow, Jr., 140.
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