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Reminiscences of John Callahan : oral history, 1956.

Creator: Callahan, John, 1911-
Project: McGraw-Hill project.
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Phys. Desc. :Transcript 43 leaves.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Publishing executive.

Scope and Contents

Education in South Carolina; work for Work Progress Administration and General Chemical; on staff of McGraw-Hill publication CHEMICAL AND METALLURGICAL ENGINEERING: content and relevance, effectiveness of advertising, security regulations, writing style; lack of chemical research coverage; chemical research during World War II, editorial content; German chemical industry during two world wars, American use of German chemical processes; competition in chemical industry, influence of advertising on editorial content, deceptive advertising, extent of chemical engineering field; interests of magazines' readers, location of staff; differences and competition between CHEMICAL WEEK and CHEMICAL ENGINEERING; liberal publication of policies certain companies, sharing of industrial knowledge.

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