Oral history interview with Edward L. R. Elson, 1969

 

Name
Elson, Edward L. R. (Edward Lee Roy), 1906-1993 (Interviewee)
Hopper, Paul (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Edward L. R. Elson, 1969
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Edward L. R. Elson, 1969
Abstract
Childhood; experiences as 7th Army chaplain, World War II; relationship of Presidents Harry S. Truman and Dwight Eisenhower with Presbyterian Church; personal knowledge of Middle Eastern countries and leaders; establishment of American Friends of the Middle East; Eisenhower funeral; election as Chaplain of the Senate
Collection Name
Eisenhower administration project
Subjects
Clergy; World War, 1939-1945; Middle East History 20th century; Elson, Edward L. R. (Edward Lee Roy), 1906-1993; Eisenhower, Dwight D. (Dwight David), 1890-1969; United States. Congress
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1969
Physical Description
293 pages
Note (Biographical)
Clergyman
Note
Interviewed by Paul Hopper on January 11, January 19, February 8, March 1, June 26, September 22, 1968; and on May 7, 1969
Note (Provenance)
Edward L. R. Elson, Gift 1969
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13753813
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-1c75-2719
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.