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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jewel Plummer Cobb
RLIN number: NXCP90-A10
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Spencer Foundation Project
Description: Academic background; discontent at the University of Michigan and subsequent transfer to Talladega College in Alabama, New York University graduate school; observations of working environment of Spencer Foundation Board of Directors; need for increased support of minority scholarships; description of work as University President, California State College at Fullerton.
Extent: Transcript: 17 leaves, Tape:a1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Spencer Foundation. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1985 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cobb, Jewel Plummer
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Biologist; University president
Document date: 1985
Interviewer: Kranz, Bella
Topics discussed - ASP terms: African American women executives; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Oral history; Women college teachers
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cobb, Jewel Plummer; College presidents; Educational research; Minorities--Scholarships, fellowships, etc; Spencer Foundation
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0021054-16493