crown CU Home > Libraries Home
Columbia Center for Oral History Portal >

Oral history interview with Thomas A. Troyer, 2000

Creator: Troyer, Thomas A., 1933-
Project: Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Sound recording: 1 sound cassette
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
Full CLIO record >>

Biographical Note

Lawyer.

Scope and Contents

Childhood in Omaha, Nebraska; education at Harvard University and University of Michigan Law School; service with Colorado Air National Guard; work at the Department of Justice; work on civil rights policy in office of Attorney General; study of tax policy at Office of the Treasury; corporate reorganization law; effects of taxation on foundation income; involvement with Carnegie Corporation; membership on Carnegie board of directors; role of foundations in student ransom case; Carnegie's direction under Bud Taylor's leadership; policy decisions concerning South Africa; previous experiences at the Stern Fund; family conflicts on the Stern board of directors; establishment of National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; Carnegie Corporation's relationship with US Congress; effects of tax legislation on domestic foundations; conflict resolution activities of Carnegie Corporation; influence of partisanship on foundations; future of non-profit institutions in US.

Subjects

Using this collection

Columbia Center for Oral History

Address:
Columbia University
535 West 114th Street
801 Butler Library, Box 20
MC1129
New York, NY 10027
Telephone:
(212) 854-7083

Email:
oralhist
@libraries.cul.columbia.edu

Website:
Columbia Center for Oral History