Oral history interview with Robertson Dwight Ward, 1968

 

Name
Ward, Robertson Dwight, 1905- (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Robertson Dwight Ward, 1968
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Robertson Dwight Ward : oral history, 1968
Abstract
Invited to become Carnegie Corporation treasurer while employed at American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), 1935; involvement as recording officer of committee to re-evaluate financial management of Carnegie organizations, 1936-1938; departure from Carnegie, 1942. Discussion of the expansion of the Carnegie Joint Investment Office with growth of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (T IAA); shifting of Carnegie investments to J.P. Morgan & Co; the Carnegie Corporation’s relationship with the Home Trust Company. Impressions of Frederick P. Keppel, Herbert C. Lee, R.C. Leffingwell, Samuel S. Hall Jr.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects
Executives; Corporate treasurers; Endowments--Officials and employees; Charitable uses, trusts, and foundations; Portfolio management; Ward, Robertson Dwight, 1905-; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Home Trust Company
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Date
1968
Physical Description
55 pages; sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Note (Biographical)
Treasurer, Carnegie Corporation of New York.
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 May 16, 1968.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7522665
Also In
Carnegie Corporation Oral History Project [Staging]
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-me19-rt60
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.