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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Richard Leonard Carlton
RLIN number: NXCP87-A15
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Continental Group Project
Description: Education; work for Continental Can as accounting and credit clerk; steamboat can shipments, Baltimore-Eastern Shore; management personalities; delinquent accounts, customer credit, interest charges; rivalry with American Can; Depression; warehouse receipt financing; duties as credit manager, New Orleans and San Francisco; increased use of telephone in business; impact of Robinson-Patman Act; packers canners vs. general line canners; move to head office in New York; Credit Department organization,; evaluation of Continental Can.
Extent: Transcript: 107 leaves, Tape: 1 reel
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Continental Group. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Carlton, Richard Leonard, 1903-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1903
Speaker occupation: Assistant Treasurer; General Credit Manager
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Nackman, Mark E.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Accountants; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Carlton, Richard Leonard, 1903-; Containers; Continental Can Company, Inc; Credit departments; Credit managers
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017389-12832