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Oral history interview with Edith Maris, 1983.

Creator: Maris, Edith
Project: Spencer Foundation project.
(see all project interviews)
Phys. Desc. :Transcript: 119 pages. Sound recording: 3 sound cassettes.
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Sales executive.

Scope and Contents

Education, University of California, 1928; early work with institutional advertising, own advertising agency, public relations with Mark Hopkins Hotel, photography studio; work at Science Research Associates (SRA): success in sales, introduction of multi-level testing, problems of prejudice in testing, management controversies; sale of SRA to International Business Machines; impressions of Lyle Spencer: personality, interest in education, as administrator, marriage, general attitudes toward women.


Access Conditions

Copyright by The Spencer Foundation, 1995

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