Oral history interview with Katherine Ford, 1968

 

Name
Ford, Katherine (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Katherine Ford, 1968
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Katherine Ford : oral history, 1968
Abstract
Coming to work at Carnegie Corporation, working for Eric Clarke in preparation for Andrew Carnegie Centennial, 1935; becoming secretary to Frederick P. Keppel, 1936; day-to-day administrative work at Carnegie; transition of Carnegie Corporation presidency from Keppel to Walter A. Jessup, 1941; Jessup’s death and D.C. Joseph’s assumption of Carnegie presidency, 1944-1945; transition from working in office of President to Carnegie Commonwealth program, Charles Dollard becoming Carnegie President, 1948; Stephen Henry Stackpole becoming head of Commonwealth initiative, 1953. Impressions of Frederick P. Keppel, Stephen Henry Stackpole, Charles Dollard, Robert M. Lester.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects
Endowments--Officials and employees; Secretaries; Office management; Ford, Katherine; Keppel, Frederick P. (Frederick Paul), 1875-1943; Jessup, Walter A. (Walter Albert), 1877-1944; Dollard, Charles, 1907-1977; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1968
Physical Description
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit); 69 pages
Note (Biographical)
Secretary to the President, Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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 July 11, 1968.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7521402
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-8mq3-nb45
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.