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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Alan Pifer
RLIN number: NXCP87-A74
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: Introduction to the Carnegie Corporation; Commonwealth program: Ashby Commission, travels, especially in Africa; vice president, Carnegie Corporation, 1963-67: relationships with board members and staff, decision-making, programs and ideas, Negro education, the disadvantaged, educational television; role of foundations; presidency of Carnegie Corporation; sketches of officers, particularly John Gardner, James Perkins, Stephen Stackpole.
Extent: Transcript: 273 leaves, Tape: 4 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Pifer, Alan, 1921-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1921
Speaker occupation: Foundation executive
Age at speaking: 46
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Grossner, Isabel S.
Organizations discussed: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY
Locations discussed: New York; New York, NY; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Education and state; Endowments; Endowments--Officials and employees; Executives; New York; New York, NY; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Pifer, Alan, 1921-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018533-13976