Oral history interview with Katherine Ford [electronic resource], 1968.
|Creator: ||Ford, Katherine||Project: ||Carnegie Corporation project. |
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|Phys. Desc. :||sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) Transcript: 69 pages|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Secretary to the President, Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Scope and Contents
Coming to work at Carnegie Corporation, working for Eric Clarke in preparation for Andrew Carnegie Centennial, 1935; becoming secretary to Frederick P. Keppel, 1936; day-to-day administrative work at Carnegie; transition of Carnegie Corporation presidency from Keppel to Walter A. Jessup, 1941; Jessup’s death and D.C. Joseph’s assumption of Carnegie presidency, 1944-1945; transition from working in office of President to Carnegie Commonwealth program, Charles Dollard becoming Carnegie President, 1948; Stephen Henry Stackpole becoming head of Commonwealth initiative, 1953. Impressions of Frederick P. Keppel, Stephen Henry Stackpole, Charles Dollard, Robert M. Lester.