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Oral history interview with Kenneth George Holland [electronic resource], 1967.

Creator: Holland, Kenneth George, 1907-1977
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 43 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Department of State; President, Institute of International Education.

Scope and Contents

Early involvement with Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1932-1933; American Council on Education; American Youth Commission, 1935-1940; early planning of Fulbright program and the Fulbright Act, 1946; serving as permanent U.S. representative of UNESCO in Paris; becoming president of Institute of International Education 1948-1950; survey of international exchange programs; ten-year Carnegie Grant to IIE, history of the IIE; IIE foundation grants and government contracts; expansion of IIE and purchase of new headquarters; the African-American Institute (AAI); Tom Mboya and Kennedy Airlift scholarships for Kenyan students; African Scholarship Program of American Universities; the American Council on Education’s Africa Liaison Committee, 1956-66. Impressions of Charles Dollard, John W. Gardner, Pendleton Herring, Robert M. Lester.

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

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