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Reminiscences of Mason Britton : oral history, 1954.

Creator: Britton, Mason, 1882-1974.
Project: McGraw-Hill project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 62 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Publishing executive, consultant metal trades industry.

Scope and Contents

Work with Atlantic Coastline Railroads; employment by AMERICAN MACHINIST, 1901; recollections of John A. Hill; honest circulation, changes in advertising, expansion and reorganization after purchase of POWER; Hill's publishing philosophy, competition with James H. McGraw, and merger; effects of World War I, the Depression and World War II on McGraw-Hill, consolidation of book companies; work for government during World War II; recollections of Arthur Baldwin.


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