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Reminiscences of Robertson Dwight Ward : oral history, 1968.

Creator: Ward, Robertson Dwight, 1905-
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 49 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Treasurer, Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Scope and Contents

Invited to become Carnegie Corporation treasurer while employed at American Telephone and Telegraph Company (AT&T), 1935; involvement as recording officer of committee to re-evaluate financial management of Carnegie organizations, 1936-1938; departure from Carnegie, 1942. Discussion of the expansion of the Carnegie Joint Investment Office with growth of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA); shifting of Carnegie investments to J.P. Morgan & Co; the Carnegie Corporation’s relationship with the Home Trust Company. Impressions of Frederick P. Keppel, Herbert C. Lee, R.C. Leffingwell, Samuel S. Hall Jr.

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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986.

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