Oral history interview with Caryl P. Haskins 1997

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, and 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
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-0zr8-ek79