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Joan Cole, Chairman's Secretary, 1949-1977

31 Aug 2001
Part of:
Wellcome Foundation Ltd
  • Archives and manuscripts

About this work


Interviewee joined the company in 1945 as a secretary in the personnel department. In 1949 she became scretary to the chairman, Mr Sier, and continued as secretary to Perrin, Gray and Shepperd, before retiring in 1977.

Topics discussed include:

* impressions of BW post war

* HE Sier

* relationship between WF and WT

* Fred Wrigley

* Michael Perrin, relationship with Oliver Franks

* Bill Creasy, Fred Coe

* relationship between UK and USA,

* AJ Shepperd


31 Aug 2001

Physical description

2 audio tapes and transcript Tape 39

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