crown CU Home > Libraries Home
Columbia Center for Oral History Portal >

Reminiscences of Richard Rowden : oral history, 1954.

Creator: Rowden, Richard, 1905-
Project: McGraw-Hill project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript 31 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
Full CLIO record >>

Biographical Note

Publishing executive.

Scope and Contents

Early work experience; Columbia University, A.B.1928; with McGraw-Hill Book Company from 1929; impact of the Depression; impressions of Martin Foss; office manager; effect of World War II; vice president in charge of inventory control, warehousing, shipping, trade adjustments and general files; problems with inventory control and storage; communication between divisions; international market.


Access Conditions

Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.

Using this collection

Columbia Center for Oral History

Columbia University
535 West 114th Street
801 Butler Library, Box 20
New York, NY 10027
(212) 854-7083


Columbia Center for Oral History