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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Jean Paul Getty
RLIN number: NXCP89-A16
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Family background; childhood; personal life, travels abroad; experiences in oil business; Mission Corporation and Tidewater Oil; World War II aircraft factory; general comments on business and work; art collecting; J.P. Getty Museum; tour of Sutton Place; world oil shortage.
Extent: Transcript: 332 leaves, Miscellaneous papers relating to oral history
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1974 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Getty, Jean Paul, 1892-1976
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1892
Speaker occupation: Oil executive
Age at speaking: 82
Document date: 1974
Interviewer: De Chair, Somerset Struben, 1911-
Historical events discussed: World War II, 1939-1945
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Art museums; Art--Collectors and collecting; Executives--United States; North America; Oral history; Petroleum industry and trade; United States; World War II, 1939-1945
Topics discussed - Other terms: Getty, Jean Paul, 1892-1976; World War, 1939-1945--Supplies
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0020655-16097