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Reminiscences of Hugh Joseph Kelly : oral history, 1954.

Creator: Kelly, Hugh Joseph, 1905-
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.

Scope and Contents

Family background; editorship of Columbia University daily, THE SPECTATOR; Columbia University Press; McGraw-Hill Book Company, 1927, Martin Foss and Edward Caldwell; relationship between Book Company and parent company; sales and promotion; buying on approval; expansion of college traveling system; merger with Shaw Company, vocational and textbook publishing; publications dates and revisions; Whittlesey House; international business; Gregg merger; book printing, binding, storage and distribution; paper supply.


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