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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Lewis Benjamin Cullman
RLIN number: NXCP87-A65
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background, education; World War II, meteorological experience; founding of weather service in Boston; New York City and investment banking, 1948-1954; Cullman Brothers, 1954-1961; setting up investment advisory business in New York City, 1962; Canadian investment business, Incubation Group, Ltd., 1963; description of negotiations leading to acquisition of Orkin Exterminating, 1964, and Allied Graphic Arts, 1966; formation of holding company, Cullman Ventures, Inc., 1969; Keith Clark negotiations.
Extent: Transcript: 245 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Written permission required for pages 1-150; pages 151-245 closed until death of interviewee. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1978 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Cullman, Lewis Benjamin, 1919-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1919
Speaker occupation: Financier
Age at speaking: 59
Document date: 1978
Interviewer: Kelly, Christine
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Capitalists and financiers; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Investment advisors; Investment banking; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Cullman Ventures, Inc; Cullman, Lewis Benjamin, 1919-; Holding companies; Investment analysis; Meteorological services
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018431-13874