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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John McFarlane Russell
RLIN number: NXCP87-A162
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: Carnegie Corporation, 1930-39; journey to New Zealand, Australia, and South Africa, 1927; evaluation of educational systems in Dominions; description of Corporation office, officers, and trustees; daily routine; recollections of grants and special programs; Myrdal Study; Commonwealth Program; Harvard, 1940-42; Markle Foundation from 1945. Impressions of Frederick Keppel, Morse Cartwright, Charles Dollard, Florence Anderson, and others.
Extent: Transcript: 290 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part VI, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Russell, John M., 1903-1986
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Foundation president
Age at speaking: 64
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Grossner, Isabel S.
Organizations discussed: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Endowment of research; Endowments--Officials and employees; Executives
Topics discussed - Other terms: Russell, John M., 1903-1986
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017515-12958