Oral history interview with Thomas A. Troyer [electronic resource], 2000.
|Creator: ||Troyer, Thomas A., 1933-||Project: ||Carnegie Corporation project. Pt. 2. |
(see all project interviews)
|Phys. Desc. :||transcript: 37 pages. sound file : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit).|
|Location: ||Columbia Center for Oral History|
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Scope and Contents
Childhood in Omaha, Nebraska; education at Harvard University and University of Michigan Law School; service with Colorado Air National Guard; work at the Department of Justice; work on civil rights policy in office of Attorney General; study of tax policy at Office of the Treasury; corporate reorganization law; effects of taxation on foundation income; involvement with Carnegie Corporation; membership on Carnegie board of directors; role of foundations in student ransom case; Carnegie's direction under Bud Taylor's leadership; policy decisions concerning South Africa; previous experiences at the Stern Fund; family conflicts on the Stern board of directors; establishment of National Board for Professional Teaching Standards; Carnegie Corporation's relationship with US Congress; effects of tax legislation on domestic foundations; conflict resolution activities of Carnegie Corporation; influence of partisanship on foundations; future of non-profit institutions in US.