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Reminiscences of Goldwaite Higginson Dorr : oral history, 1962.

Creator: Dorr, Goldthwaite Higginson, 1876-1977.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 647 leaves. Tape: 1 reel. Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

Harvard, European travel; early law practice; assistant United States Attorney; War Department, 1917-19; renegotiating war contracts conversion to peace; law practice, New York; travels in Middle East, 1931; World War II, special assistant to Secretary of War; Hoover Commission on Law Observance, 1930-31; Cotton Textile Code and early days of National Recovery Administration, 1932-33; Cabinet Committee to prepare joint plan with British for solution to Palestine problem, 1947; International Refugees and Displaced Persons Bills, 1947; International Relief Organization, 1948; problems of European migration, Migration Conference, 1950; representative of Defense Department at Council of Foreign Ministers meeting in (cont.) Paris, 1949; travels; Joseph McCarthy era. Impressions of Presidents Theodore Roosevelt, William H. Taft, Herbert Hoover, Franklin D. Roosevelt, Harry Truman; of Henry L. Stimson, Robert P. Patterson, Benedict Crowell, Hugh Johnson, and many other political figures.


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