Oral history interview with Anne Firor Scott 2000


Scott, Anne Firor, 1921-2019 (Interviewee)
Grele, Ronald J (Interviewer)
Oral history interview with Anne Firor Scott 2000
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Anne Firor Scott : oral history, 2000
Family and youth, Athens, Georgia; education: A.B. in History, University of Georgia, 1941; work at IBM; M.A. in Political Science, Northwestern University, 1944; National League of Women Voters, employee, 1944-1947; effects of World War II on women in academia; PhD dissertation on Southern progressives in National Congress, Radcliffe College, 1958; Professor at the University of North Carolina, 19 59-1960 and at Duke University, 1961-1980; Chairman of the Governor's Commission on the Status of Women in N.C., 1964-1968; writes The Southern Lady, 1970; career focus on women's history and race; Carnegie Board of Trustees, 1976-1984; relationships with Alan Pifer and David Hamburg; issues: Retreats, grant giving and project effectiveness, Agenda Committee, staff/trustee relations; reads extensively from personal journal and includes excerpts at end of interview.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Women--History--20th century.--United States; Women--Education (Higher)--United States; Women educators; Scott, Anne Firor, 1921-2019; Hamburg, David A., 1925-; Carnegie Corporation of New York; National League of Women Voters (U.S.)
oral histories
Physical Description
88 pages
Note (Biographical)
History educator.
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
Interviewed by: Ronald Grele on October 10, 2000 in Durham, North Carolina.
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.
Note (Provenance)
Gift of: Anne Firor Scott
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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