Oral history interview with Dudley Horner, 1999


Horner, Dudley (Interviewee)
Clark, Mary Marshall (Interviewer)
Oral history interview with Dudley Horner, 1999
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Dudley Horner : oral history, 1999
Childhood and education: raised in Pietermaritzburg, South Africa, student movement, move to England early 1960s, return to Johannesburg, interaction with individuals banned by the government; career: archivist for the South African Institute of Race Relations; interest in labor relations; work with South Africa Labor and Development Research Unit [SALDRU], 1975-: colleagueship with director Franci s Wilson, training social science students and returning scholars from exile, initial funding from the Anglo-American Chairman's Fund and the Ford Foundation, political effects of the First Carnegie Inquiry into Poverty and Development in Southern Africa, training black student interns to develop research skills; SALDRU's contribution to the Second Carnegie Inquiry into Poverty and Development in Southern Africa: frustration of data collection without intervention, importance of distinction between rural and urban poverty; effects of study; Francis Wilson's summation of the study, Uprooting Poverty: The South African Challenge; appointment to chair the South African Wage Board
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Human rights workers--South Africa; Educators--South Africa; College students, Black--South Africa; Poverty--South Africa; Horner, Dudley; Wilson, Francis, 1939-; South African Institute of Race Relations. Archives Dept; University of Cape Town. Southern Africa Labour and Development Research Unit; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Carnegie Inquiry into Poverty and Development in Southern Africa; Uprooting poverty, the South African challenge
oral histories
Physical Description
56 pages
Note (Biographical)
Educator, activist
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 Mary Marshall Clark on August 8, 1999
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 Dudley Horner
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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