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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of J. George Harrar
RLIN number: NXCP88-A156
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Early life and family; education, Oberlin and Iowa State College; University of Puerto Rico, 1929-30; impressions of University of Minnesota department of plant pathology under Edward M. Freeman and E. C. Stakman; corn smut and wheat rusts; teaching at Virginia Polytechnic Institute and Washington State College; reflections on education in United States; origins of Rockefeller Foundation agriculture program; experiences of Rockefeller research team, Mexico, 1943-46.
Extent: Transcript: 376 leaves, Tape: 7 reels
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Speaker: Harrar, J. George, 1906-1982
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1906
Speaker occupation: Foundation executive
Document date: Undated
Interviewer: Daum, Raymond L.; Madow, Pauline
Organizations discussed: Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Education--United States; Educators; Executives; Rockefeller Foundation, New York, NY
Topics discussed - Other terms: Agricultural research; Agricultural research--Underdeveloped areas; Harrar, J. George, 1906-1982
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019418-14861