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Oral History Interview of J. Richardson Dilworth, March 9, 1990
Dilworth, J. Richardson
Labalme, Patricia Hochschild
Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.)
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Oral History Interview of J. Richardson Dilworth, March 9, 1990. Institute for Advanced Study (Princeton, N.J.), 1990.
Oral history interview of J. Richardson Dilworth (1916-1997). J. Richardson Dilworth joined the Board of Trustees of the Institute for Advanced Study in 1964. He served on a number of committees, including the Committee of the Future (1965-69), the Nominating Committee (1966-69), and for various periods on the Executive, Budget, and Finance Committees; in 1973, he was Chairman of the "Committee of the Board" and from 1973-74, Acting Chairman of the Board. He was President and Vice Chairman of the Board from 1970-1981, and Chairman of the Board from 1981-86, serving ex officio on all committees, including the Wolfensohn Review committee (1985-86). In 1986, he became a Trustee Emeritus and continued service on the Finance Committee and the Buildings and Grounds Committee. Mr. Dilworth was senior financial advisor to the Rockefeller family for twenty-three years, and also served as Senior Fellow of the Yale Corporation, Trustee of the Colonial Williamsburg Foundation, The Rockefeller University, the American School for Classical Studies at Athens, as well as Chairman of the Board of the Metropolitan Museum of Art. He held many directorships of corporations, including Chase Manhattan Bank, Chrysler Corporation, Diamond Shamrock Corporation, Squibb Corporation, and R. H. Macy & Co. He was a member of the American Philosophical Society and the American Academy of Arts and Sciences.
English (United States)
Transcript of interview