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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of George Thompson, Sr.
RLIN number: NXCP88-A151
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Personal secretary to Pierre S. DuPont 1930-54: his personality, habits, generosity, relations with employees, attitudes toward alcohol, Prohibition, New Deal, stock market speculation, Israel; General Motors anti-trust case; Mrs. Pierre DuPont, entertainments; administrator Longwood Gardens 1954-1972: development and lay out, changes after Pierre DuPont's death.
Extent: Transcript: 211 leaves, Tape: 3 reels
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information. Personal secretary.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1982 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Thompson, George, 1910-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1910
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1982
Interviewer: Edwin, Ed
Locations discussed: North America; Pennsylvania; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Gardens; North America; Pennsylvania; Secretaries; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: DuPont family; DuPont, Pierre S., 1870-1954; Longwood Gardens, Inc; Thompson, George, 1910-
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019365-14808