Oral history interview with Henry Merritt Wriston, 1967

 

Name
Wriston, Henry M. (Henry Merritt), 1889-1978 (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Henry Merritt Wriston, 1967
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Henry Merritt Wriston : oral history, 1967
Abstract
Relations between the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching and the Carnegie Corporation; trustee of the Foundation, 1933-55; president of Lawrence College, 1925-37, and of Brown University, 1937-50; Frederick Keppel; functions of the Corporation; evaluation of programs and studies; Pennsylvania Study; study in applied mathematics; Alger Hiss case; Harvard Russian Research Center. Im pressions of Foundation and Corporation officers and trustees.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects
College presidents; Educators; Education--Research; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Endowment of research; Wriston, Henry M. (Henry Merritt), 1889-1978; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; Lawrence College; Brown University
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1967
Physical Description
227 pages; sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Educator.
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction of audio funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Audio digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
Interviewed by Isabel S. Grossner on January 11, March 29, and April 5, 1967.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7522925
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-cfzd-kz73
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.