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Reminiscences of Flora Macdonald Rhind : oral history, 1969.

Creator: Rhind, Flora Macdonald, 1904-1985.
Project: Individual interviews oral history collection.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 1,520 leaves. Tape 31 reels. Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Foundation officer.

Scope and Contents

Background and education; experience with General Education Board and Rockefeller Foundation, 1933-64: requests received, limitations on grants, procedures in handling, program meetings, docket conferences, trustee meetings, evaluation of programs; responsibilities of Secretary's office, relation with counsel; social science program; fellowships and grants-in-aid; evolution of general education program; Laura Spelman Rockefeller Memorial, Education Policies Commission, American Council on Education, American Youth Commission; development of southern program: Southern Fellowships Fund, Southern Regional Education Board, Southern Education Fund, George Peabody College, state agents for rural schools; European program; congressional investigations, travel in connection with programs; Villa Serbelloni; retirement. Impressions of Raymond Fosdick, John D. Rockefeller, Jr., John D. Rockefeller 3rd, Beardsley Ruml, George Vincent, Edmund E. Day, Dean Rusk, John Foster Dulles, J. George Harrar, many others.


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