Oral history interview with Isabelle Neilson 1967

Oral history interview with Isabelle Neilson 1967

 

Name:
Neilson, Isabelle (Interviewee); Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title:
Oral history interview with Isabelle Neilson 1967
Other Titles:
Reminiscences of Isabelle Neilson : oral history, 1967
Abstract:
Work as secretary to Alfred Zantzinger Reed during his research on legal education at Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; work in Carnegie Cooperative Investment Office, 1936-1939; coming to work at investment office of Carnegie Corporation; taking business courses at New York University; transferring to role as Secretary to the President under Devereux C. Josephs; decision to pursue secretarial work in lieu of further exploring investments; establishment of Russian Research Center at Harvard University; 1939-1948; working as secretary to Columbia University President Frank D. Fackenthal; Charles Dollard, 1948-1955; secretary to John W. Gardner; Carnegie’s dealings with the New York Public Library, 1955-1967. Impressions of D.C. Josephs, Herbert C. Lee, Charles Dollard, Frank Diehl Fackenthal.
Collection Name:
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects:
Endowments--Officials and employees; Neilson, Isabelle; Josephs, D. C. (Devereux Colt), 1893-1977; Fackenthal, Frank Diehl, 1883-1968; Carnegie Corporation of New York; Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching; Harvard University. Russian Research Center
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
Date:
1967
Physical Description:
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit); 43 pages
Note (Biographical):
Secretary to the President, 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 10, 1967.
Language:
English
Library Location:
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record:
7522520
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-jarw-0278