Oral history interview with J. George Harrar, 1972-1977

 

Name
Harrar, J. George (Jacob George), 1906-1982 (Interviewee)
Madow, Pauline (Interviewer)
Daum, Raymond L (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with J. George Harrar, 1972-1977
Other Titles
Reminiscences of J. George Harrar, 1972-1977
Abstract
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 agricultur e program; experiences of Rockefeller research team, Mexico, 1943-46
Collection Name
Rockefeller Foundation oral history collection
Subjects
Executives; Educators; Agriculture--Research; Agriculture--Research--Developing countries; Education--United States; Harrar, J. George (Jacob George), 1906-1982; Rockefeller Foundation
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1972-1977
Note (Biographical)
Foundation executive
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by Pauline Madow; Raymond L. Daum
Note (Provenance)
J. George Harrar, Gift 1977
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7094647
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-a56k-ch88
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.