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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Paul Gray Hoffman
RLIN number: NXCP88-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 in Illinois; early interest in automobiles; Studebaker salesman, California, 1912; regional manager, 1917; Officers Training Corps, World War I; establishment of own company to distribute automobiles, 1920-25; vice president, Studebaker, 1925; receivership, 1933, and reorganization; Studebaker in World War II; new designs, labor relations, merger with Packard.
Extent: Transcript: 100 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Closed. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1963 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hoffman, Paul Gray, 1891-1974
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1891
Speaker occupation: Government official; Industrialist
Age at speaking: 72
Document date: 1963
Interviewer: Mason, John T., 1909-
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Automobile industry and trade; Businessmen; North America; Oral history; United States; United States--Economic conditions--1918-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Collective bargaining--Automobile industry; Hoffman, Paul G. (Paul Gray), 1891-1974
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020223-15665