Oral history interview with Caryl P. Haskins 1997

 

Name
Haskins, Caryl P. (Caryl Parker), 1908-2001 (Interviewee)
Hearing, Brenda (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Caryl P. Haskins 1997
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Caryl P. Haskins : oral history, 1997
Abstract
Childhood: born Schenectady, New York; secondary eduction: Albany Academy; Yale University, Ph.B., 1930; Harvard University: Ph.D., 1935; director, Haskins Laboratories, 1935-1955: founding in New York City with Franklin Cooper, electrochemistry and microbiology work; president, Carnegie Institution, 1955-1971; co-founder with Alan J. Pifer, chairperson, Haskins Committee on Board Diversity, women 's role on the board; chairperson, Carnegie Board of Trustees, 1975-1980; member, National Defense Research Committee, Office of Scientific Research and Development, advising on U.S. entry into World War II; Army/Navy Scientific Advisory Policy Counselor; board member Asia Foundation; Carnegie Institute, development of proximity fuse; interest in and travel to Africa; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Subjects
Scientists; Endowments--Officials and employees; Haskins, Caryl P. (Caryl Parker), 1908-2001; Bush, Vannevar,‏ 1890-1974; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Haskins Laboratories
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1997
Physical Description
24 pages
Note (Biographical)
Scientist
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
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.
Interviewed by Brenda Hearing on March 6, 1997.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7585459
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-0zr8-ek79
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.