Oral history interview with John W. Gardner 1998


Gardner, John W. (John William), 1912-2002 (Interviewee)
Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Oral history interview with John W. Gardner 1998
Other Titles
Reminiscences of John W. Gardner : oral history, 1998
Childhood: born Los Angeles, California; undergraduate studies, Stanford University; graduate studies, psychology; professor of psychology, University of California at Berkeley, Mt. Holyoke College, Connecticut College for Women; United States Marine Corps: first lieutenant, executive officer, Office of Strategic Services, 1944-1946; association with Carnegie Corporation, 1946-1965: research in beh avioral sciences, international affairs, shifts in Carnegie administration, promotion to vice president, president, philosophy of education, publication of books on subject of American education, formation of Independent Sector, formation of Teachers Insurance Annuity Association; secretary, United States Department of Health, Education, and Welfare; reminiscences of colleagues.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Endowment of research; Early childhood education; Philanthropists; Gardner, John W. (John William), 1912-2002; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; Carnegie Commission on Higher Education; Corporation for Public Broadcasting; Common Cause (U.S.); United States. Dept. of Health, Education, and Welfare
oral histories
Physical Description
100 pages
Note (Biographical)
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: Sharon Zane on February 17, 1998 in Palo Alto, California and September 15, 1998 in New York, New York.
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.
Analog sound cassettes available for session 1; videorecording available for session 2.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of John W. Gardner
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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