Oral history interview with Margaret E. Mahoney, 1999


Mahoney, Margaret, 1924- (Interviewee)
Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Oral history interview with Margaret E. Mahoney, 1999
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Margaret E. Mahoney : oral history, 1999
Childhood: born Nashville, Tennessee, daughter of scientist and interior designer, early interest in arts and medicine; Vanderbilt University: dual degree, economics and history, 1946: United States Department of State, 1947-1948: typist, cultural and science officer, United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization [UNESCO], principal program officer, International Council of Scie ntific Unions; Carnegie Corporation, 1953-1967: assistant to corporate secretary, program officer, arts and education, interest in medical education, formation of Clinical Scholars Program; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, 1972-1980: development of medical care facilities, training of medical staff; president, Commonwealth Fund, 1980-1994; MEM Associates, 1994-present: president and founder, philosophy of early childhood development; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Executives; Women executives; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Medicine--Study and teaching; Community health services; Mahoney, Margaret, 1924-; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Vanderbilt University History
oral histories
Physical Description
126 pages
Note (Biographical)
Foundation director.
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and Carnegie Corporation of New York
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010
Interviewed by: Sharon Zane on June 25, 1998, October 20, 1998, November 30, 1998, January 13, 1999, and April 21, 1999 in New York City.
Service copy (44 kHz, 16 bit) and rendered version (96 kHz, 24 bit) of sound file derived from a digital preservation master digitized at 96 kHz, 24 bit.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of: Margaret E. Mahoney
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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