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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Edward J. Lynn
RLIN number: NXCP88-A180
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Continental Group Project
Description: Department store work and night school; Air Force training, World War II flying fighter planes from England to North Africa; accounting jobs; Systems Department at Continental Can: inventory problems, consulting, sales forecasting; duties as Assistant Comptroller; computer systemns; coordinating accounting procedures with new acquisitions in United States and abroad; steel vs aluminum cans; college recruiting.
Extent: Transcript: 69 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 1975 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Lynn, Edward J., 1918-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1918
Speaker occupation: Accountant
Age at speaking: 57
Document date: 1975
Interviewer: Nackman, Mark E.
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Accountants; Oral history; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Accounting--Computer programs; Containers; Continental Can Company, Inc; Lynn, Edward J., 1918-; Sales management; World War, 1939-1945--Aerial operations, American
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0019682-15125