Chester F. Carlson papers, 1930-1989. (Archival material, 1930) [WorldCat.org]
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Chester F. Carlson papers, 1930-1989.

Author: Chester Floyd Carlson
Edition/Format:   Archival material : English
Summary:
Materials related to Chester F. Carlson, inventor of xerography, the technology used by Xerox photocopier machines. The collection contains a variety of materials including awards, memorabilia, photographs, books, scrapbooks, articles, and annual reports of the Haloid Photographic Company (now the Xerox Corporation).
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Genre/Form: Annual reports
Awards
Memorabilia
Photographs
Scrapbooks
Postage stamps
Named Person: Chester Floyd Carlson; Chester Floyd Carlson
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Chester Floyd Carlson
OCLC Number: 758994116
Notes: Processing Information: Finding aid created by Lara Nicosia in November 2010.
Description: 5.4 linear feet (4 file boxes 1 clamshell box)

Abstract:

Materials related to Chester F. Carlson, inventor of xerography, the technology used by Xerox photocopier machines. The collection contains a variety of materials including awards, memorabilia, photographs, books, scrapbooks, articles, and annual reports of the Haloid Photographic Company (now the Xerox Corporation).

The Chester F. Carlson papers consist of a variety of documents and materials acquired by Carlson during his lifetime. A majority of the collection are awards given to Carlson by various organizations, such as the Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers and the Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences. Similarly, the collection includes memorabilia related to Carlson, such as a book of postage stamps featuring his portrait. The collection also contains materials related to the Haloid Photographic Company, such as annual reports from the 1950s and copies of the Haloid-o-Scope newsletter. There is also an office memorandum with a brief description of the invention process from 1952. The collection also includes several scrapbooks of articles featuring Carlson and his work. The documents in these books are photocopies of the originals. Finally, the collection contains personal items belonging to Carlson, such as the contents of his desk and several photographs.

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