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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Esther Mohr Raushenbush
RLIN number: NXCP87-A108
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family history; education, University of Washington, A.B. 1921, M.A. 1922; marriage; professional career at Wellesley, Barnard, Sarah Lawrence, 1923- ; presidency, Sarah Lawrence, 1965-69, president emeritus, 1969- ; educational philosophy; progressive education; implementation of social change, scholarship programs for minority group members; Whitney Foundation Scholarship; McCarthy era; Jenner Committee; Center for Continuing Education; impressions of Charles de Carlo, Beatrice Doerschuk, William Van Duser Lawrence, Harold Taylor, Harrison Tweed, Paul Ward, Constance Warren.
Extent: Transcript: 629 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in The City of New York, 1984. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part V, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1973 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Raushenbush, Esther Mohr, 1898-1980
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Speaker occupation: College president
Age at speaking: 75
Document date: 1973
Interviewer: Gellhorn, Kitty
Organizations discussed: Sarah Lawrence University, Bronxville, NY
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African Americans--Education; College administrators; National security--United States; North America; Oral history; Sarah Lawrence University, Bronxville, NY; United States; Women--Education
Topics discussed - Other terms: Raushenbush, Esther Mohr, 1898-1980
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0016917-12360