Oral history interview with Robert P. White 1975

 

Name
White, Robert P (Interviewee)
Nackman, Mark E (Interviewer)
Title
Oral history interview with Robert P. White 1975
Abstract
Military service in World War II; salesman for White Cap Company; specialization in cap manufacture; 1940s pinhole problem in baby foods; acquisition by Continental Can in 1956; formation of Bond Crown-White Cap Division; White Cap autonomy within corporate structure; Hazel-Atlas fiasco; vice president and general manager of White Cap Division; research and development; international markets.
Collection Name
Continental Group project
Subjects
Executives; Containers; Sales management; Consolidation and merger of corporations; Sealing (Technology); International business enterprises; White, Robert P; Continental Can Company
Format
oral histories; sound recordings
Genre
Interviews
Date
1975
Note (Biographical)
Executive.
Note
Interviewed by Mark E. Nackman on April 9, 1975.
Note (Provenance)
Robert P. White, Gift 1975
Language
English
Library Location
Columbia Center for Oral History, Columbia University
Browse Location’s Digital Content
Catalog Record
13549184
Also In
Oral History Archives at Columbia
Time-Based Media
Time-Based Media
Persistent URL
https://dx.doi.org/10.7916/d8-tkmm-7281
Related URLs
Available digital content for this interview.