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Oral history interview with Marion Faldet, 1982.

Creator: Faldet, Marion, 1924-
Project: Spencer Foundation project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 140 pages. Sound recording 6 audiocassettes.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Foundation officer; interviewee married Burton Faldet.

Scope and Contents

Parents' immigration from Canada; childhood and education; Massachusetts; Boston University, A.A., 1944; University of Chicago M.B.A., 1977; secretary to Dana Cotton, Harvard Graduate School of Education, 1945-1962; administrative assistant to Calvin Gross, superintendent, New York City public schools: politics in school system; working relationship with Lyle Spencer; Spencer Foundation: goals, comparison with other foundations, plans for oral history project; commuter marriage; importance of own career.


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