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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Hollis L. Caswell
RLIN number: NXCP87-A42
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family, education; experiences as graduate student at Teacher's College (TC); consultant to Southern state departments of education, General Education Board; school surveys, curricula, national associations; return to TC, 1937-1962: head of department of curriculum and teaching, 1937-1947, director, division of instruction, 1938-1950, president, 1954-1962; relations with Fund for Advancement of Education and Carnegie Corporation; teaching as a profession, teachers' unions, trustees, administration; travel; consultant to WORLD BOOK ENCYCLOPEDIA; retirement. Vignettes of James Russell and William Russell, Professor George Strayer, James B. Conant and many others in education.
Extent: Transcript: 262 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1975. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part II, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Caswell, Hollis L., 1901-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1901
Speaker occupation: Educator
Age at speaking: 67
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Hogan, Thomas F.
Organizations discussed: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY
Topics discussed - Other terms: Caswell, Hollis L., 1901-; College presidents; Columbia University--Teachers College; Education; Educators; General Education Board (New York, NY)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018182-13625