W. Edwards Deming papers, 1795-1994 (bulk 1930-1993)
Correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles, speeches, lectures, interviews, reviews, books, writings, charts, notes, itineraries, awards, citations, musical scores, photographs, and other papers documenting Deming's government service at the U.S. Bureau of the Budget and Bureau of the Census; his academic positions at George Washington University, New York University, and the U.S. Dept. of Agriculture Graduate School; and, particularly, his career as a consultant in statistical studies and management in the United States and abroad. The collection reflects Deming's advocacy of the application of statistical quality control in industry and his work with motor freight, railroad, and telephone companies. Includes material relating to the influence of his ideas on Japan's economy following World War II and also on conditions in Great Britain, India, and Turkey. Other topics include his interest in music and trips to Greece in 1946 to observe elections there
Archival Material, English,
58,000 items. 164 containers plus 2 oversize and 1 classified. 70 linear feet.
Collection material in English