Reminiscences of Ernest L. Stern : oral history, 2005.
|Creator: ||Stern, Ernest L., 1935-||Project: ||Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 122 p. sound recordings: 5 CD-ROMs (114; 127 min.)|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Fundraiser, President of Cornell University's Class of 1956.
Scope and Contents
Born 1935 in Germany; German-Jewish hardships during World War II; family background; childhood in Bronx, NY; B.A., Cornell University College of Agriculture and Life Sciences, 1956; month-long visit to Iran and Shah of Iran Mohammad Reza Pahlavi in 1956; involvement with Cornell University affairs: Class of '56 fundraiser; class representative, 1957-1981; Class of '56 president, 1981-present; spearheading role in changing philosophy on fundraising and alumni contribution to Cornell University; upswing in alumni contribution from 1981 onward; Charles F. Feeney's [CFF] and Atlantic Philanthropies' [AP] contributions to Cornell University; CFF's relationship to philanthropy.
Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.