Oral history interview with Robert Hoppock, 1968


Hoppock, Robert, 1901-1995 (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Oral history interview with Robert Hoppock, 1968
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Robert Hoppock : oral history, 1968
Field Secretary of National Vocational Guidance Association, 1930; termination at NVGA and first meeting with Frederick P. Keppel; Keppel’s request to Morse A. Cartwright of American Association for Adult Education to provide financial support for Hoppock, 1931; creation of National Occupational Conference, 1932-1933; creating budgets for NOC; relation of NOC to AAAE; creation of Council of Guidanc e and Personnel Associations; occupational studies; readability testing with New Jersey high school students and publication of results in OCCUPATIONS, 1936; OCCUPATIONAL ABSTRACTS; OCCUPATIONAL INDEX; grants given by Carnegie Corporation based on advice of NOC; dissolution of NOC, 1939; Hoppock’s continued publication of OCCUPATIONAL ABSTRACTS and OCCUPATIONAL INDEX under Occupational Index, Inc; subsequent work at NYU. Impressions of Frederick P. Keppel, Morse A. Cartwright, Edwin Augustus Lee, Franklin J. Keller.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Endowments--Officials and employees; Vocational guidance; Vocational education; Occupations; Education; Hoppock, Robert, 1901-1995; Carnegie Corporation of New York; National Vocational Guidance Association; National Occupational Conference (U.S.); American Association for Adult and Continuing Education; Steinhardt School of Education
oral histories
Physical Description
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit); 53 pages
Note (Biographical)
Professor of Counselor Education, New York University; National Occupational Conference; National Vocational Guidance Association.
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction of audio funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Audio digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
Interviewed by Isabel S. Grossner on October 12, 1968.
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
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Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
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