Oral history interview with Ralph Tyler 1983

 

Name
Tyler, Ralph W. (Ralph Winfred), 1902-1994 (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Ralph Tyler 1983
Abstract
Intellectual background; recollections of Lyle Spencer through Tyler's position as chair of Science Research Associates' Educational Advisory Board, 1950- ; impressions of several products: Selective Service Qualifying examination, the Reading Laboratory, American College Testing Program; creation of the Spencer Foundation: finding board members, a chair and president; method of finding good resear ch and effective distribution of funds; description of Tyler's own work as Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.
Collection Name
Spencer Foundation project
Subjects
Educators; Educational tests and measurements; Endowments; Endowment of research; Tyler, Ralph W. (Ralph Winfred), 1902-1994; Spencer, Lyle Manley, 1911-1968; Science Research Associates; Center for Study of the Behavioral Sciences
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1983
Note (Biographical)
Educator.
Note (Funding)
Underwritten by the Spencer Foundation, Chicago, IL
Note
Interviewed by Isabel S. Grossner on June 17, 1983.
Digitzed from analog recordings: Original available in the Columbia Center for Oral History, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries
Note (Provenance)
Ralph Tyler, Gift 1986
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13507615
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-jfak-wr70
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.