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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Florence Anderson
RLIN number: NXCP86-A10
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Carnegie Corporation of New York Oral History Project, Part 1
Description: Detailed account of her experiences with the Carnegie Corporation from 1934; relationships, functions and organization of the various Carnegie enterprises; description of major programs undertaken by Carnegie Corporation with particular emphasis on philosophy, policy, restrictions, procedures, follow-up, and impact; trustees and staff members ; relationship with federal government, Congressional investigations; impressions of Andrew Carnegie, Frederick Keppel, Charles Dollard, John Gardner, Nicholas Murray Butler, Alan Pifer, other educators and public figures.
Extent: Transcript: 656 leaves, Tape: 8 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open; certain pages closed until 2010. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Anderson, Florence, 1910-1985
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Speaker occupation: Foundation officer
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Grossner, Isabel S.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Endowment of research; Endowments; Executives; North America; Oral history; United States; Women executives
Topics discussed - Other terms: Anderson, Florence, 1910-1985; Governmental investigations--United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016393-11836