Reminiscences of Flora Macdonald Rhind : oral history, 1969.
|Creator: ||Rhind, Flora Macdonald, 1904-1985.||Project: ||Individual interviews oral history collection. |
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|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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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.