Oral history interview with Edith Maris 1983

 

Name
Maris, Edith (Interviewee)
Grossner, Isabel S (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Edith Maris 1983
Abstract
Education, University of California, 1928; early work with institutional advertising, own advertising agency, public relations with Mark Hopkins Hotel, photography studio; work at Science Research Associates (SRA): success in sales, introduction of multi-level testing, problems of prejudice in testing, management controversies; sale of SRA to International Business Machines; impressions of Lyle Spe ncer: personality, interest in education, as administrator, marriage, general attitudes toward women.
Collection Name
Spencer Foundation project
Subjects
Sales personnel; Sales management; Educational tests and measurements; Maris, Edith; Spencer, Lyle Manley, 1911-1968; Science Research Associates; International Business Machines Corporation
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Origin Information
1983
Date
1983
Note (Biographical)
Sales executive.
Note
Interviewed by Isabel S. Grossner on September 7, 1983.
Digitzed from analog recordings: Original available in the Columbia Center for Oral History, Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Libraries
Note (Provenance)
Edith Maris, Gift 1990
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13506859
Also In
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-276w-gc20
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.