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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of John William Gardner
RLIN number: NXCP88-A119
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: First impressions of Carnegie Corporation, 1946; area studies; Harvard Russian Research Center; Afro-American Institute; President of Carnegie Corporation, 1955-67; relations with trustees, other Carnegie organizations, staff selection; evaluation of foundation work. Impressions of Corporation officers and trustees.
Extent: Transcript: 221 leaves, Tape: 4 reels
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1969 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Gardner, John William, 1912-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1912
Speaker occupation: Foundation executive; Government official
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1969
Interviewer: Grossner, Isabel S.
Organizations discussed: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Locations discussed: North America; United States
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; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Educational research; Gardner, John William, 1912-; Harvard University--Russian Research Center
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019012-14455