Oral history interview with George Frederic Kuder 1984

 

Name
Kuder, G. Frederic (George Frederic), 1903-2000 (Interviewee)
Grele, Ronald J (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with George Frederic Kuder 1984
Abstract
read from several documents which give early recollections of the formation of Science Research Associates and its growth, Lyle Spencer and Bob Burns; founder, editor of Educational and Psychological Measurement; origins and development of the preference record; impressions of John Yale; work with Social Security Board, 1940-42, Civil Service Commission, 1943; revisions of Preference Record; relati onship with Esther Diamond and other editors; sales and marketing of the Record; problems with Bob Bauernfeind; handling criticism of the Preference Board.
Collection Name
Spencer Foundation project
Subjects
Psychologists; Psychometrics; Educational tests and measurements; Ability--Testing; General aptitude test battery; Kuder, G. Frederic (George Frederic), 1903-2000; Spencer, Lyle Manley, 1911-1968; United States Civil Service Commission; Science Research Associates; United States. Social Security Board
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1984
Note (Biographical)
Psychologist.
Note
Interviewed by Ronald J. Grele on November 7, 1984.
Digitzed from analog recordings: Original available in the Columbia Center for Oral History, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries
Note (Provenance)
George Frederic Kuder, Gift 1985
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13506535
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-ch89-z615
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.