Edmund C. Berkeley papers 1923-1988


Edmund C. Berkeley papers 1923-1988

Contains correspondence, notes, memoranda, lists, reports, reference material, financial records, publications, posters, advertisements, photographs, and a videotape relating to Edmund Berkeley and Berkeley Enterprises. The earliest records in the collection relate to his insurance work, the applications of symbolic logic and computing machines to business, the formation of the Association for Computing Machinery, and his military service at Dahlgren. Later records focus on the publications and operations of Berkeley Enterprises as well as Berkeley's social activism.

83 boxes (75 cubic feet)



SNAC Resource ID: 6615108

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