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Oral history interview with Alice Hoctor [electronic resource], 1967.

Creator: Hoctor, Alice
Project: Carnegie Corporation project.
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Phys. Desc. :sound files : digital preservation master, WAV files (96 kHz, 24 bit) Transcript: 51 pages
Location: Columbia Center for Oral History
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Biographical Note

Assistant to the Treasurer, Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Scope and Contents

Studies at Columbia University; early temporary secretarial positions for Carnegie Corporation, 1927-1932; becoming a permanent Carnegie Corporation employee; birth of Hoctor’s first child, 1933-1934; work and salary in the Carnegie investment office; relations between Carnegie Investment and Treasury departments, 1935-1946; merger of investment and treasury departments into Treasury and Investment Office; changes in personnel and administration, 1947-1952; title change to Administrative Assistant, relocation of Carnegie Corporation to new building, 1953-1954; changes in Hoctor’s salary and benefits package over the course of her career; advantages and limitations for women employees at Carnegie. Impressions of Ernest A. Farintosh, James W. Campbell, Herbert C. Lee, Robert A. Franks.

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