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Oral history interview with Henry Chauncey [electronic resource], 1967.

Creator: Chauncey, Henry, 1905-2002
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 95 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Assistant Dean, Harvard University; Director, College Entrance Examination Board‏.

Scope and Contents

Becoming Assistant Dean of Harvard University; first contact with William S. Learned of Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching regarding College Entrance Board admissions exam, 1931-1932; development of National Scholarship Program at Harvard; evolution of college entrance testing, 1936-1942; Carnegie sponsorship of development of Graduate Record Examination (GRE) at Harvard and other Ivy League universities; history and establishment of the Educational Testing Service (ETS), 1937-1947; development of survey on high school education; visit to New Zealand and Australia under Carnegie Dominion and Colonies Fund to develop national college entrance exams, 1952; creation of ETS doctoral psychology fellowship program; Carnegie-sponsored education programs in South Africa and Malaya; study on mathematics education, 1953. Impressions of James Bryant Conant, William S. Learned, D.C. Josephs, Ben D. Wood.

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Copyright by the Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1987.

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