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Oral history interview with Jewel Plummer Cobb [electronic resource], 1985.

Creator: Cobb, Jewel Plummer, 1924-2017
Project: Spencer Foundation project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Sound file: digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

University president, biologist.

Scope and Contents

academic background; discontent at the University of Michigan abd subsequent transfer to Talladega College in Alabama, New York University graduate school; observations of working environment of Spencer Foundation Board of Directors; need for increased support of minority scholarships; description of work as University President, California State College at Fullerton.


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