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Activities in a troubled world: war relief, banking and business : oral history transcript / and related material, 1978.
Phonotape 1161 A; BANC MSS 79/99 c v.1; BANC MSS 79/99 c v.2
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Title:

Activities in a troubled world: war relief, banking and business : oral history transcript: and related material, 1978

Creator/Contributor:

Simpson, John Lowrey, 1891-, creator, interviewee.

Creator/Contributor:

Riess, Suzanne B., interviewer.

Creator/Contributor:

McLaughlin, Donald H. (Donald Hamilton), 1891-1984

Creator/Contributor:

Bancroft Library, Regional Oral History Office.

Abstract:

Student days at University of California, Class of 1913; work with Herbert Hoover on the Commission for Relief in Belgium; consultant work for California Raisin Growers Association; career with international banking house of Schroder; interest in world affairs and international relations; association with the Bechtel Corporation.
Appended: photocopies of writings, speeches, clippings, etc.
With this, photocopy of transcript of his oral history interview for the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and additional documentary material supporting the interview.

Date:

1978 (issued)

Subject:

Hoover, Herbert -- 1874-1964
University of California, Berkeley -- Class of 1913
California Raisin Growers' Association.
Bechtel Corporation.
World War, 1914-1918 -- Civilian relief
Banks and banking, International -- Employees
United States -- California -- Berkeley

Note:

John Lowrey Simpson; tape recorded interview conducted by Suzanne B. Riess in 1978. Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley, Calif., 1978 :
Phonotape also available.
Copies of photographs and of documentary material supporting the interview inserted.
Introduction by Donald H. McLaughlin.
Also available online.
Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

Oral histories.
Addresses.

Physical Description:

print
[14], viii, 259 p. ; 28 cm. + related material.

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z229n
Phonotape 1161 A
BANC MSS 79/99 c v.1
BANC MSS 79/99 c v.2

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

Copyright by The Regents of the University of California. This manuscript is made available for research purposes only. Requests for permission to quote for publication should be addressed to the Regional Oral History Office, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

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http://nma.berkeley.edu/ark:/28722/bk0005z229n