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Collection Details


Collection Name: Business History: North Carolina Business History
Repository Name: University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. Wilson Library. Manuscript Collection. Southern Oral History Program [Repository Details]
Repository Location: Chapel Hill, North Carolina, United States
Local Identifier: I.2.
URL: http://www.lib.unc.edu/mss/inv/htm/04007.html#d0e31307
Description: Business history interviews with leaders of traditional and emergent North Carolina industries, such as furniture, banking, tobacco products, textiles, poultry, food and food services, tourism, pharmaceuticals, computers, and steel. Interviewees describe the origins and evolution of their companies as well as the changes and problems they currently confront. They are also asked about the impact of businesses on the communities in which they operate and about the regional, national, and global developments that will affect their future prospects. The first interviews for this project, I-5 through I-12, were conducted by Walter E. Campbell. Project coordinator is Peter Coclanis, professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Estimated Total of Interviews: 26
Broad Subjects: Industry and Labor; Economics
ASP Subjects: Business enterprises--North Carolina; North Carolina; North Carolina--Economic conditions; Oral history; United States
Collection Code: OHC0004594