Oral history interview with James E. Carter, 1999


Carter, Jimmy, 1924- (Interviewee)
Zane, Sharon (Interviewer)
Oral history interview with James E. Carter, 1999
Other Titles
Reminiscences of James E. Carter : oral history, 1999
Origin and evolution of the Carter Center [the Center]; efforts and goals in the United States and abroad: conflict prevention and conflict resolution, democratization, human rights, election monitoring, work in developing nations: agriculture, healthcare, not duplicating work of other organizations, Center's relationship with Carnegie Corporation of New York [Carnegie]: Carnegie's continued finan cial support and advice on organizational structure and budgeting, help from David Hamburg, Carnegie name as impetus for other donors; combined efforts between Carnegie and the Center: assisting Carnegie with various studies, analysis of foreign aid efforts and American grants, providing information from the Center's practical experience and observations, Global Development Initiative and test case in Guyana, the Atlanta Project and additional support from major corporations, promotion of concept of mental health, conflict analysis; crucial role of American philanthropy
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 2
Philanthropists; Presidents--United States; Peaceful change (International relations); Human rights--Developing countries; Democracy--Developing countries; Charity organization--United States; Carter, Jimmy, 1924-; Atlanta Project; Emory University. Carter Center; Carnegie Corporation of New York
oral histories
Physical Description
24 pages; sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
United States President (1977-1981); philanthropist
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, Sept. 15, 1999
Quality of sound is poor at times in the audio portion of videotaped interview
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 James E. Carter
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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