W. Edwards Deming Papers 1795-1994 (bulk 1930-1993)


W. Edwards Deming Papers 1795-1994 (bulk 1930-1993)

Statistician and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, reports, articles, speeches, lectures, interviews, reviews, books, writings, musical scores, photographs, and other papers documenting Deming's government service at the United States Bureau of the Budget and Bureau of the Census; his academic positions at George Washington University, New York University, and the United States Department of Agriculture Graduate School; and his career as a consultant in statistical studies and management in the United States and abroad in which he advocated the application of statistical quality control in industry.

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