Oral history interview with Alan Pifer 1967

 

 

Name
Pifer, Alan J (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Alan Pifer 1967
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Alan Pifer : oral history, 1967
Abstract
Introduction to the Carnegie Corporation; Commonwealth program: Ashby Commission, travels, especially in Africa; vice president, Carnegie Corporation, 1963-67: relationships with board members and staff, decision-making, programs and ideas, education of African Americans, the disadvantaged, educational television; role of foundations; presidency of Carnegie Corporation; sketches of officers, partic ularly John Gardner, James Perkins, Stephen Stackpole.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects
Executives; Endowments; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Education and state; Endowments--Officials and employees; Pifer, Alan J; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1967
Date
1967
Physical Description
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit); 253 pages
Note (Biographical)
Foundation executive.
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction of audio funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Audio digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
Interviewed by Isabel S. Grossner on August 22, 23; September 13; October 4, 10; November 28, 1967.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7522625
Also In
Carnegie Corporation of New York Digital Archive
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-kngf-zv61
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.