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Blandin Foundation Oral History Project: Interview with Henry Doerr
BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION: Henry Doerr was a retired officer of Norwest Bank of Minneapolis. While employed by Norwest, Doerr's responsibilities included assisting the Corporate Trustee in connection with the Blandin Residuary Trust, serving as a director of Blandin Paper Company and as a director of the Blandin Foundation. SUBJECTS DISCUSSED: Doerr spoke of his responsibilities to the Residuary Trust, to the Blandin Foundation and to the Blandin Paper Company. He talked of the sale of the Blandin Paper Company and of the impact this had on the foundation, including the change from a Grand Rapids focus to a statewide focus. He also described other changes in the foundation and the foundation board which occurred after the sale of the mill. The interview ended with a discussion of the legacy of key leaders. COMMENTS ON INTERVIEW: After reviewing the interview, Mr. Doerr added the materials in brackets at the beginning of the transcript.
2 hours sound cassette
27 pages transcript
Content Category: sound recordings
Content Category: text
01:32:56 running time
Interviewee: Doerr, Henry
Interviewer: Sommer, Barbara W.
Made in: Minneapolis, Hennepin County, Minnesota, United States
|Holding Type||Oral History - Interview|
OH 61 (Library Call Number)
AV1998.204.1 (Accession Number)
MHS Library Catalog
Oral History - Project, MHS Collection, project: 'Blandin Foundation Oral History Project'