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Oral history interview with Ralph Tyler [electronic resource], 1983.

Creator: Tyler, Ralph W. 1902-1994
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


Scope and Contents

Intellectual background; recollections of Lyle Spencer through Tyler's position as chair of Science Research Associates' Educational Advisory Board, 1950- ; impressions of several products: Selective Service Qualifying examination, the Reading Laboratory, American College Testing Program; creation of the Spencer Foundation: finding board members, a chair and president; method of finding good research and effective distribution of funds; description of Tyler's own work as Director of the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences.


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