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Oral history interview with Alan Pifer [electronic resource], 1967.

Creator: Pifer, Alan J.
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) Transcript: 253 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Foundation executive.

Scope and Contents

Introduction to the Carnegie Corporation; Commonwealth program: Ashby Commission, travels, especially in Africa; vice president, Carnegie Corporation, 1963-67: relationships with board members and staff, decision-making, programs and ideas, education of African Americans, the disadvantaged, educational television; role of foundations; presidency of Carnegie Corporation; sketches of officers, particularly John Gardner, James Perkins, Stephen Stackpole.


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

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