Oral history interview with Davidson Sommers, 1961

 

Name
Sommers, Davidson, 1905-2000 (Interviewee)
Oliver, Robert W (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Davidson Sommers, 1961
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Davidson Sommers, 1961
Abstract
Career at World Bank, 1946-1960: assistant general counsel, general counsel, vice president; relationship of World Bank to United States government; Aswan Dam; relations with Export-Import Bank, Development Loan Fund, United Nations; role as mediator; loan policy; International Development Association
Collection Name
World Bank project
Subjects
Lawyers; International officials and employees; International agencies; Technical assistance; Economic development projects; Sommers, Davidson, 1905-2000; World Bank; Export-Import Bank of the United States; United Nations
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1961
Note (Biographical)
Lawyer
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Robert Oliver on August 2, 1961
Note (Provenance)
Davidson Sommers, Gift 1961
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7144904
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-g2em-tn62