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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Nicholas Kelley
RLIN number: NXCP88-A114
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background; Harvard College and Law School; experiences at Cravath, Henderson & De Gersdorff and other firms; war loan staff of the Department of the Treasury during World War I; business reorganization work; trip to Peru as head of mission on behalf of American banking interests; reorganization of the Maxwell Company into the Chrysler Corporation; detailed description of the Chrysler Corporation, including production, finances and labor; Automobile Labor Board during the New Deal; Chrysler strikes in 1937 and 1939; anti-trust action against the automobile industry in 1937; Chrysler's war contracts; philanthropic activities.
Extent: Transcript: 522 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Copyright by The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, 1972. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Microfiche copy available for purchase. (Columbia University oral history collection, part I, published by Meckler Publishing, Westport, CT).
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1953 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1885
Speaker occupation: Lawyer
Age at speaking: 68
Document date: 1953
Interviewer: Link, Wendell
Organizations discussed: U.S. Department of the Treasury
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Automobile industry and trade; Law; Lawyers; North America; Oral history; Strikes and lockouts; U.S. Department of the Treasury; United States; United States--Politics and government--1933-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Chrysler Corporation; Kelley, Nicholas, 1885-1965
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0018958-14401