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Reminiscences of James Edward Blackburn, Jr. : oral history, 1956.

Creator: Blackburn, James Edward, 1902-
Project: McGraw-Hill project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 33 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Publishing executive.

Scope and Contents

Work with Westinghouse; McGraw-Hill circulation department from 1925: mail circulation manager of ENGINEERING NERS RECORD and CHEMICAL AND METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING; purchase of H.W. Shaw Company by McGraw-Hill; impressions of James H. McGraw, his attitude toward ELECTRICAL WORLD, circulation of journals; organization of circulation area, field training of new salesmen; PETROLEUM WEEK subscriptions; initial sales research for NUCLEONICS, sales history of ELECTRONICS; circulation during the Depression, circulation and sales research at McGraw-Hill.


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