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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Paul Codman Cabot
RLIN number: NXCP87-A3
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Childhood, family, Brookline, Massachusetts; Harvard Business School: classmates, Porcellian Club; Credit Department, 1st National Bank of Boston, 1923-24; President, State Street Investment Corporation, 1924- ; crash of 1929; Revenue Act of 1936; Securities and Exchange Commission investigation of mutual fund industry; Director, Salvage Division, War Production Board, 1941-42; membership on boards of directors of Kraft Company, National Shawmut Bank, Ford Motor Company, J.P. Morgan Bank, Continenetal Can Company, Eastern Gas & Fuel Company; member, Harvard Board of Overseers; treasurer, Harvard Corporation; summers at Pulpit Harbor, Maine; his approach to stock and security investments; reminiscences of Franklin D. Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, Thomas Lamont, Charles Dickey, Sidney Weinberg, Harvard classmates, other directors.
Extent: Transcript: 206 leaves, Tape: 7 cassettes, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Closed during lifetime. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1980 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cabot, Paul Codman, 1898-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1898
Speaker occupation: Financier; Investment banker
Age at speaking: 82
Document date: 1980
Interviewer: Holland, Jessica
Organizations discussed: Harvard University, Cambridge, MA
Historical events discussed: Great Depression, 1929-1941
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Banks and banking--United States; Capitalists and financiers; Depressions--1929--United States; Great Depression, 1929-1941; Harvard University, Cambridge, MA; Investment advisors; Investment banking; North America; United States; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cabot, Paul Codman, 1898-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018132-13575