Reminiscences of Elizabeth Stevenson Ives 1969

 

Name
Ives, Elizabeth Stevenson, 1897-1994 (Interviewee)
Davis, Kenneth S. (Kenneth Sydney), 1912-1999 (Interviewer)
Luter, John (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Elizabeth Stevenson Ives 1969
Abstract
Last year of Stevenson's life; Cuba missile crisis; 1960 Democratic Convention; family homes, Libertyville and Bloomington; evaluation of brother's biographers; 1948 Illinois gubernatorial campaign; governorship, 1949-53; 1956 campaign; United Nations mission, 1961-65; family anecdotes and childhood recollections; impressions of Stevenson's personal friends and recollections of his relationships wi th John F. Kennedy and Robert F. Kennedy, Richard J. Daley, Hubert H. Humphrey, Lyndon B. Johnson, William McCormick Blair, Jr., Willard Wirtz, and others.
Collection Name
Adlai E. Stevenson project
Subjects
Presidents--Election--1956.--United States; Illinois Politics and government 1865-1950; Illinois Politics and government 1951-; Ives, Elizabeth Stevenson, 1897-1994; Stevenson, Adlai E. (Adlai Ewing), 1900-1965; Democratic Party (U.S.); United Nations
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1969
Note (Biographical)
Interviewee sister of Adlai E. Stevenson; married Ernest Ives.
Note
Interviewed on May 3, 1966 and on April 19, 1969.
Note (Provenance)
Elizabeth Stevenson Ives, Gift 1969
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13833605
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-t7mx-gy25
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.