Oral history interview with Henry Chauncey, 1967

 

Name
Chauncey, Henry, 1905-2002 (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Henry Chauncey, 1967
Abstract
Becoming Assistant Dean of Harvard University; first contact with William S. Learned of Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching regarding College Entrance Board admissions exam, 1931-1932; development of National Scholarship Program at Harvard; evolution of college entrance testing, 1936-1942; Carnegie sponsorship of development of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) at Harvard and other Ivy League universities; history and establishment of the Educational Testing Service (ETS), 1937-1947; development of survey on high school education; visit to New Zealand and Australia under Carnegie Dominion and Colonies Fund to develop national college entrance exams, 1952; creation of ETS doctoral psychology fellowship program; Carnegie-sponsored education programs in South Africa and Malaya; study on mathematics education, 1953. Impressions of James Bryant Conant, William S. Learned, D.C. Josephs, Ben D. Wood.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects
Educators; Graduate Record Examination--History; Universities and colleges--Entrance examinations; Chauncey, Henry, 1905-2002; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Educational Testing Service History; Harvard University; College Entrance Examination Board
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1967
Physical Description
95 pages
Note (Biographical)
Assistant Dean, Harvard University; Director, College Entrance Examination Board‏.
Note
Interviewed by Isabel S. Grossner on October 2, 1967.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13027367
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-079m-dr69
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.