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Reminiscences of James Alfred Perkins : oral history, 1968.

Creator: Perkins, James Alfred, 1911-1998
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 64 pages Sound recording: 2 reels
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

President, Cornell University; Vice President, Carnegie Corporation of New York; Carnegie Commission on Higher Education; Chairman, President’s Commission on Foreign Language and International Studies; Chairman Emeritus, International Council for Educational Development (ICED).

Scope and Contents

Differences between Carnegie Corporation and Rockefeller Foundation; the civil-military program; the Foundation Library Center; impressions of Charles Dollard, John Gardner, Russell Leffingwell.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1987.

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