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Reminiscences of Robert Edmonds : oral history, 2006.

Creator: Edmonds, Robert, 1927-
Project: Atlantic Philanthropies Oral History Project.
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Phys. Desc. :transcript: 119 p. sound recordings: 4 CD-ROMs (98; 110 min.)
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Associate, Duty-Free Shoppers.

Scope and Contents

Born 1927 in Paris to French mother and Welsh/Australian father; early life in France and England during World War II; brief military career as air craftsman 1 in England and Egypt; tour of United States in early 1950s; mid-1950s entry into duty free business and selling liquor on U.S. Navy ships in Europe; meeting and hiring Charles F. Feeney [CFF] in 1956 or 1957 to sell duty free liquor; business partnerships and CFF selling duty free goods to tourists; CFF and Duty Free Shoppers [DFS]; impressions of and interactions with CFF.

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Copyright held by: The Trustees of Columbia University of the City of New York and The Atlantic Philanthropies, 2007.

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