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Reminiscences of Margaret E. Mahoney : oral history, 1967.

Creator: Mahoney, Margaret E.
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 86 pages Sound recording: 1 reel
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Staff Member, Carnegie Corporation of New York; President, Commonwealth Fund; Senior Executive, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation; Fellow and Trustee, New York Academy of Medicine.

Scope and Contents

Coming to Carnegie Corporation after working on UNESCO projects for U.S. Department of State; initial impressions of Carnegie, 1953; publication of CARNEGIE QUARTERLY following Reese Commission; compiling the Carnegie annual report; expanding Carnegie mailing list; Carnegie dissemination program; administrative changes at Carnegie during the 1950s; the Council on Higher Education in the American Republics (CHEAR); Mahoney’s transition to grantmaking; Carnegie “teaching sets” arts education program; the AMERICAN SHELF book sets program; the American Alumni Council and MOONSHOOTER; THE CHRONICLE OF HIGHER EDUCATION; grants to science writers and journalists; Carnegie’s shift in focus to higher education; medical education and meeting with Association of American Medical Colleges, 1954-1967; Impressions of John W. Gardner, Florence Anderson, Alan J. Pifer, James Alfred Perkins.


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