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Item or Series Title Seward H. Van Ness Oral History
Catalog Number 1991-05-001.017
Parent Catalog Number 1991-05-001
Link(s) Seward H. Van Ness oral history

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Description An oral history from Seward H. Van Ness, who retired as Production Manager at the General Motors Oldsmobile Division in 1980, and had a long career in steel forging and the automotive industry. He was interviewed by James Walkinshaw on January 20, 1989, at an unidentified location.

A transcript for this recording has not been completed.
Collection Title Voices of Lansing Oral Histories
Creator Van Ness, Shelden H.
Other Creators Greater Lansing Chamber of Commerce
Walkinshaw, James
Date 1989
Dates of Creation January 20, 1989
Physical Characteristics For web version
Sample Type: 22050 Hz Stereo, 32-bit
(MP3 80Kbps CBR)

Original WAV recordings are on the Local History network.
Object Name Oral History Recording
Copyright Information Capital Area District Libraries has received unrestricted rights for the oral histories contained in this project. For assistance in properly crediting these materials in a research project or other re-use, please contact the Forest Parke Library and Archives at
People and Organizations Lansing Chamber of Commerce
General Motors Corporation. Oldsmobile Division
Van Ness, Seward H.
Search Terms Oral history
Lansing (Mich.)
Chambers of commerce
Steel industry
Automobile industry