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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Henry Merritt Wriston
RLIN number: NXCP87-A179
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: Relations between the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Carnegie Corporation; trustee of the Foundation, 1933-55; president of Lawrence College, 1925-37, and of Brown University, 1937-50; Frederick Keppel; functions of the Corporation; evaluation of programs and studies; Pennsylvania Study; study in applied mathematics; Alger Hiss case; Harvard Russian Research Center. Impressions of Foundation and Corporation officers and trustees.
Extent: Transcript: 219 leaves, Tape: 2 reels
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: Wriston, Henry Merritt, 1889-1978
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Grossner, Isabel S.
Organizations discussed: Brown University, Providence, RI; Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Brown University, Providence, RI; Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; College administrators; Educators; Endowment of research
Topics discussed - Other terms: Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; Educational research; Lawrence College; Wriston, Henry Merritt, 1889-1978
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017707-13150