Reminiscences of William T. Couch 1972

 

Name
Couch, William T. (William Terry), 1901-1988 (Interviewee)
Singal, Daniel Joseph, 1944- (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of William T. Couch 1972
Abstract
Childhood and education, rural Virginia; University of North Carolina; University of North Carolina Press, Associate Director, 1926-1932 and Director, 1932-1945; freedom of the press in the South; problems of tenant farmers and the Farm Security Administration; Southern Policy Committee; Southern Conference for Human Welfare; Federal Writers Project, Regional Director, 1937-1939; THESE ARE OUR LIVE S; University of Chicago Press, Director, 1945-1950; COLLIER'S ENCYCLOPEDIA, editor-in-chief, 1952-1959; OXFORD JUNIOR ENCYCLOPEDIA, editor, 1959-1963; William Volker Foundation; impressions of the Nashville Agrarians, Henry G. Alsberg, Clarence Carson, Harry Woodburn Chase, Jonathan Daniels, Frank P. Graham, Robert M. Hutchins, Herman C. Nixon, Howard W. Odum, and others
Collection Name
Southern intellectual leaders (A) project
Subjects
Publishers and publishing; New Deal, 1933-1939; University presses; Farm tenancy--United States; Southern States Intellectual life; United States Economic conditions 1918-1945; Couch, William T. (William Terry), 1901-1988; University of North Carolina Press; Federal Writers' Project; United States. Farm Security Administration
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1972
Physical Description
571 pages
Note (Biographical)
Publisher
Note
Interviewed by Daniel Joseph Singal on October 22 and November 11, 1970; November 13, November 14, and November 21, 1971; and on November 12 and November 13, 1972
Note (Provenance)
William T. Couch, Gift 1972
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13828094
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-qxqq-9440
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.