Reminiscences of Flora Macdonald Rhind, 1969

 

Name
Rhind, Flora Macdonald, 1904-1985 (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Reminiscences of Flora Macdonald Rhind, 1969
Abstract
Background and education; experience with General Education Board and Rockefeller Foundation, 1933-64: requests received, limitations on grants, procedures in handling, program meetings, docket conferences, trustee meetings, evaluation of programs; responsibilities of Secretary's office, relation with counsel; social science program; fellowships and grants-in-aid; evolution of general education pro gram; Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, Education Policies Commission, American Council on Education, American Youth Commission; development of southern program: Southern Fellowships Fund, Southern Regional Education Board, Southern Education Fund, George Peabody College, state agents for rural schools; European program; congressional investigations, travel in connection with programs; Villa Serbelloni; retirement. Impressions of Raymond Fosdick, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Beardsley Ruml, George Vincent, Edmund E. Day, Dean Rusk, John Foster Dulles, J. George Harrar, many others
Collection Name
Rockefeller Foundation oral history collection
Subjects
Women executives; Endowments--Officials and employees; Education--Research; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Social problems--20th century.--United States; Southern States; Rhind, Flora Macdonald, 1904-1985; Rockefeller Foundation; General Education Board
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1969
Note (Biographical)
Foundation officer
Note
Interviewed by Isabel S. Grossner
Note (Provenance)
Flora Macdonald Rhind, Gift 1969
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
15211466
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-y68n-fs50
Related URLs
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