Oral history interview with Alice Hoctor 1967

 

Name
Hoctor, Alice (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Alice Hoctor 1967
Other Titles
Reminiscences of Alice Hoctor : oral history, 1967
Abstract
Studies at Columbia University; early temporary secretarial positions for Carnegie Corporation, 1927-1932; becoming a permanent Carnegie Corporation employee; birth of Hoctor’s first child, 1933-1934; work and salary in the Carnegie investment office; relations between Carnegie Investment and Treasury departments, 1935-1946; merger of investment and treasury departments into Treasury and Investment Office; changes in personnel and administration, 1947-1952; title change to Administrative Assistant, relocation of Carnegie Corporation to new building, 1953-1954; changes in Hoctor’s salary and benefits package over the course of her career; advantages and limitations for women employees at Carnegie. Impressions of Ernest A. Farintosh, James W. Campbell, Herbert C. Lee, Robert A. Franks.
Collection Name
Carnegie Corporation project. Part 1
Subjects
Endowments--Officials and employees; Secretaries; Administrative assistants; Investments; Women employees--Economic conditions; Hoctor, Alice; Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format
oral histories
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1967
Date
1967
Physical Description
sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit); 51 pages
Note (Biographical)
Assistant to the Treasurer, Carnegie Corporation of New York.
Note (Funding)
Digital reproduction of audio funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation
Note
Audio digitized by Safe Sound Archive, Philadelphia, 2010.
Interviewed by Isabel S. Grossner on May 10, 1967.
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
7521501
Also In
Carnegie Corporation of New York Digital Archive
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-dkmf-2e93
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.