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Oral history interview with R. McAllister Lloyd [electronic resource], 1967.

Creator: Lloyd, R. McAllister, 1898-1985
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) Transcript: 74 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Vice President, Bank of New York; President, Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA).

Scope and Contents

Vice President of Bank of New York; becoming President of Teachers Insurance and Annuity Association (TIAA) at request of new Carnegie Corporation President Devereux C. Josephs, 1945; negotiations for additional financial support from Carnegie Corporation; shuffling of investments; annuities and life insurance; transition from TIAA President to Chairman, 1946-1947; structure of TIAA and its trustees; relations with Carnegie Institution of Washington, creation of College Retirement Equities Fund (CREF), 1948-1952; pensions and increasing life spans of teachers; major medical and disability. Impressions of D.C. Josephs, Vannevar Bush, R.C. Leffingwell, William C. Greenough.


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Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1986.

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