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The Resource Oral history interview with Dorothy D. Corey ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Oral history interview with Dorothy D. Corey ..., by Enid Hart Douglass

Label
Oral history interview with Dorothy D. Corey ..., 1990
Title
Oral history interview with Dorothy D. Corey ...
Statement of responsibility
by Enid Hart Douglass
Inclusive dates
1990
Creator
Contributor
Interviewee
Interviewer
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
  • Dorothy Corey reviews her family background and education. She recollects her days as a pioneering market researcher during the thirties in Chicago and her acquaintanceships with George Gallup and Elmo Roper. She talks about her company's clients in political polling and their reliance on research. She also discusses the various techniques in market research and their applicability in the political field
  • Dorothy Corey reviews her family background and education. She recollects her days as a pioneering market researcher during the thirties in Chicago and her acquaintanceships with George Gallup and Elmo Roper. She talks about her company's clients in political polling and their reliance on research. She also discusses the various techniques in market research and their applicability in the political field
Additional physical form
Audiotape recording available in the California State Archives.
Biographical or historical data
Dorothy D. Corey, a market researcher and head of Facts Consolidated, has conducted polls for political candidates and ballot measures. James C. Sheppard, a prominent Los Angeles attorney, introduced her to many leading political figures, including Governors Goodwin J. Knight and Edmund G. Brown, Sr. She has done extensive political opinion polling for the consulting firms of Baus and Ross Campaigns and of Braun and Company. Richard Nixon contracted with Mrs. Corey's firm for his unsuccessful campaign for governor in 1962 and his presidential primary contests in California. During these campaigns she became well acquainted with Nixon's inner circle of advisers. She has also done polling research for Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.
Cataloging source
CSA
Form designation
oral history transcript
Location of originals duplicates
  • The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
  • California State University, Sacramento.
  • California State University, Fullerton.
  • Honold Library for the Associated Colleges, Claremont, California.
  • University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Dept. of Special Collections.
Label
Oral history interview with Dorothy D. Corey ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Transcript of a six-hour interview conducted under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 215 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)214934414
  • ucoclc214934414
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the state Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.
Label
Oral history interview with Dorothy D. Corey ..., by Enid Hart Douglass
Publication
Note
Transcript of a six-hour interview conducted under the auspices of the Oral History Program, Claremont Graduate School, and the California State Archives, State Government Oral History Program
Cumulative index finding aids
Volume includes name index.
Dimensions
28 cm.
Extent
iii, 215 leaves, bound
Other physical details
port.
System control number
  • (OCoLC)214934414
  • ucoclc214934414
Terms governing use
Copyright to all program materials is assigned by the interviewee to both the Secretary of State, California State Archives, and the program's cooperating institutions. Copies of interview transcripts can be procured from the state Archives. Tape copies are not made for sale or for distribution outside the program.

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