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Reminiscences of Edward E. Booher : oral history, 1956

Creator: Booher, Edward E., 1911-
Project: McGraw-Hill project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 84 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note


Scope and Contents

School Department at McGraw-Hill, five-year program 1947, relationship with College Department, finances from 1930 to 1950, quality of personnel, acquisition of Harper's list, 1952, potential market; agricultural publishing; educational film, film-book series; experience as college traveler; Gregg merger: Gregg staff, sales volume, financial success 1949, type-writing publications, bookkeeping program, revision of business English, business mathematics, office management programs, Gregg magazines, stationery, schools; Gregg College in Chicago, Gregg Schools in England, Gregg hold on South American market; establishment of Technical and Business Education Dept., 1941; technical training manuals during World War II; engineering training in United States, 1931 to postwar period; correspondence courses, authors in technical education field


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