Papers, 1900-1956.

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Raskob, John J. (John Jakob), 1879-1950. Papers, 1900-1956.

Papers, 1900-1956.

The John J. Raskob Papers document Raskob's business and political careers as well as his personal life. The papers document significant aspects of the histories of E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Company and the General Motors Corporation during the first half of the twentieth century. Raskob played a crucial role in the creation of these two industrial giants. His papers trace the transformation of these companies into modern decentralized corporations and the relationship between business strategy and corporate structure. The Raskob Papers also describe the relationship between Du Pont and G.M. in the years between 1915 and 1950.

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