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Robert Neptune -- pioneer manager of the Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley, and long term manager at Associated Cooperatives ; oral history interview.
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography/Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Neptune -- pioneer manager of the Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley, and long term manager at Associated Cooperatives ; oral history interview.
    Dates: 1996
    Collection Number: OH--Neptune
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    Extent: 1 v. (79 l. : ill. ; 29 cm.)
    Repository: Berkeley Historical Society
    Berkeley, California 94704
    Abstract: Neptune's involvement in various cooperative movements.
    Language of Material: English

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright is held by the Berkeley Historical Society. Requests for permission to publish should be addressed to the Oral History Committee of the society.

    Preferred Citation

    Robert Neptune -- pioneer manager of the Consumers Cooperative of Berkeley, and long term manager at Associated Cooperatives ; oral history interview.. Berkeley Historical Society

    Biography/Administrative History

    Oral history interview conducted by Therese Pipe in 1987 for the Berkeley Historical Society.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Early life, influences leading to involvement in the cooperative movement, influence of Dr. Toyohiko Kagawa, career with cooperatives, Berkeley Cooperative's early years, management of cooperatives, cooperation with the Finns, manager of Berkeley Co-op, philosophical changes of the Co-op, with with home economists, expansion of the Co-op, service on various cooperative boards; work with Associated Cooperatives; visits to former USSR and third world countries; discussion of his books; philosophical ideas about cooperative movement.