Oral history interview with Talcott Parsons, 1967

 

Name
Parsons, Talcott, 1902-1979 (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Talcott Parsons, 1967
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Talcott Parsons : oral history, 1967
Abstract
Initial involvement with Carnegie Corporation during establishment of Depart of Social Relations at Harvard University; 1944-1945; grants for Center for Behavioral Science; Ford Foundation grants; establishment of Russian Research Center, 1948; controversy surrounding Clyde Kluckhohn and Air Force consultantship; TOWARDS A GENERAL THEORY OF ACTION, 1951; grants for individual work from Carnegie an d Ford Foundation, 1952-1967; thoughts on the Social Science Research Council (SSRC); Harvard under James Bryant Conant and Paul Herman Buck; Carnegie and its grantmaking policies. Impressions of Clyde Kluckhohn, Paul Herman Buck, Samuel A. Stouffer, Charles Dollard.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects
Sociology--Study and teaching; Sociologists; Endowment of research; Parsons, Talcott, 1902-1979; Kluckhohn, Clyde, 1905-1960; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Harvard University. Department of Social Relations; Harvard University. Russian Research Center
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1967
Physical Description
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit); 47 pages
Note (Biographical)
Professor of Sociology, Harvard University.
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 March 22, 1967.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7522610
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-yge8-1w46
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.