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Reminiscences of Harold W. Dodds : oral history, 1968.

Creator: Dodds, Harold W. 1889-1980
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 70 pages Sound recording: 1 reel Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

President, Princeton University; Trustee, Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching.

Scope and Contents

Appointment as President of Princeton University, 1933; election to board of Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching, 1935; establishment of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE), 1936; membership in Association of American Universities; AAU report on communism and academic freedom; Southern college program; Carnegie college success study; serving on Brown University President Henry M. Wriston’s college reform committee, 1952-1953; departure from Carnegie, 1955; retirement from Princeton; Carnegie-sponsored visit to Australia, 1957. Impressions of Henry M. Wriston, John W. Gardner, D.C. Josephs, Francis Keppel.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1982.

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