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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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Biographical Note

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.


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