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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Nathan Cummings
RLIN number: NXCP87-A60
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: American Entrepreneurs Project
Description: Reminiscences of business acquisitions: C.D. Kenny, Electrolux, Sprague-Warner; founding of Consolidated Grocers; views on qualities of a successful entrepreneur; bankruptcy of family shoe business; art collection.
Extent: Transcript: 37 leaves, Tape: 1 cassette
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required from Oral History Research Office. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1984 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cummings, Nathan, 1896-1985
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1896
Speaker occupation: Industrialist
Age at speaking: 88
Document date: 1984
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art--Collectors and collecting; Bankruptcy; Business enterprises--United States; Businessmen; Entrepreneurship; North America; Oral history; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cummings, Nathan, 1896-1985
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018378-13821