Oral history interview with Alice Hoctor 1967

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, and Carnegie Corporation of New York
Format:
oral histories
Genre:
Interviews
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
Digital Project:
Carnegie Digital Past and Future
Persistent URL:
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-dkmf-2e93