Oral history interview with Harold W. Dodds, 1968

 

Name
Dodds, Harold W. (Harold Willis), 1889-1980 (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Harold W. Dodds, 1968
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Harold W. Dodds : oral history, 1968
Abstract
Appointment as President of Princeton University, 1933; election to board of Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1935; establishment of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), 1936; membership in American Association of Universities; AAU report on communism and academic freedom; Southern college program; Carnegie college success study; serving on Brown University President Henry M. Wriston’s college reform committee, 1952-1953; departure from Carnegie, 1955; retirement from Princeton; Carnegie-sponsored visit to Australia, 1957. Impressions of Henry M. Wriston, John W. Gardner, D.C. Josephs, Francis Keppel.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects
College presidents; Graduate Record Examination; Dodds, Harold W. (Harold Willis), 1889-1980; Wriston, Henry M. (Henry Merritt), 1889-1978; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Princeton University; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; Association of American Universities
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1968
Physical Description
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit); 75 pages
Note (Biographical)
President, Princeton University; Trustee, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.
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 June 17, 1968.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7521400
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-0xzn-m778
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.