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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Robert MacDonald Lester
RLIN number: NXCP88-A174
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: Detailed account of operations, personnel policies, relationships of Carnegie Corporation, 1926-1954. Impressions of Andrew Carnegie, Walter A. Jessup, Devereux Josephs, Nicholas Murray Butler, Frederick Keppel, and many other prominent educators and public figures.
Extent: Transcript: 872 leaves, Tapes: 8 reels, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1967 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lester, Robert MacDonald, 1889-1969
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Foundation executive
Age at speaking: 78
Document date: 1967
Interviewer: Grossner, Isabel S.
Organizations discussed: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Carnegie Corporation of New York, New York, NY; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Endowment of research; Endowments; Endowments--Officials and employees; Executives; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Lester, Robert MacDonald, 1889-1969
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019621-15064