Oral history interview with Allen Kassof 1999

Oral history interview with Allen Kassof 1999

 

 

Name:
Kassof, Allen (Interviewee); Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Allen Kassof 1999
Abstract:
Childhood: New York City, New Jersey; Rutgers University: B.A., sociology, 1948-1952; Harvard University: M.A., Soviet Union studies, Ph.D., sociology, 1952-1957; faculty positions, sociology: Smith College, 1957-1960, Princeton University, 1961-1973; formation of International Research and Exchange Board, 1968: United States/Eastern European, Soviet relations, promotion of scholarship exchange programs, primary funding from Ford Foundation, Carnegie Corporation, changes in secondary funders; differences among private American philanthropies; travel to Eastern Europe, Soviet Union; development of technology in Baltic States; philosophy of reasons for ethnic conflict; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects:
Sociologists; Exchange of persons programs; Endowments; Soviet Union--Foreign relations--United States; Kassof, Allen; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Origin Information:
1999.
Physical Description:
50 pages
Note (Biographical):
Sociologist
Note (Funding):
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note:
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.Interviewed by Sharon Zane on March 10, 1999.
Language:
English
Library Location:
Oral History Archives at Columbia, Columbia University
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ar2s-ra46