Oral history interview with Goldthwaite Higginson Dorr, 1962


Dorr, Goldthwaite Higginson, 1876-1977 (Interviewee)
Link, Wendell (Interviewer)
Ingersoll, William T (Interviewer)
Burner, David, 1937- (Interviewer)
Oral history interview with Goldthwaite Higginson Dorr, 1962
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Goldwaite Higginson Dorr, 1962
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 Commi ttee 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 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
Collection Name
Individual interviews oral history collection
Government executives--United States; Lawyers; Law--United States; Practice of law; New Deal, 1933-1939; Political refugees; International agencies; United States Economic policy; United States Foreign relations 1945-1989; United States Politics and government 1933-1945; Dorr, Goldthwaite Higginson, 1876-1977; United States. War Department; United States. Department of Defense; United States. National Recovery Administration
oral histories; sound recordings
Physical Description
sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Interviewed by Wendell Link in 1950, William T. Ingersoll in 1960, and David Burner in 1962
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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