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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Peter E. Fagan
RLIN number: NXCP87-A97
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Continental Group Project
Description: Educated at Northwestern University and American Institute of Accountants, Chicago; Army experience in France, World War I; early accounting experience; credit department accountant for Continental Can in San Francisco; growth of West Coast operations in the 1930s; West Coast Sales Manager; discussion of management personnel; warehouse receipts and open credit practices; contracts with independent packers; 1950 consent decree, consultant to Continental after retirement.
Extent: Transcript: 86 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 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Fagan, Peter E., 1889-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1889
Speaker occupation: Accountant; Executive
Age at speaking: 85
Document date: 1974
Interviewer: Nackman, Mark E.
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Accountants; Accounting; Executives; Oral history
Topics discussed - Other terms: Continental Can Company, Inc; Fagan, Peter E., 1889-; Sales management
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018766-14209