Emanuel Ruben Piore papers, circa 1918-1986.


Piore, Emanuel Ruben, 1908-2000. Emanuel Ruben Piore papers, circa 1918-1986.

Emanuel Ruben Piore papers, circa 1918-1986.

The Piore papers contain material relating to his latter years at IBM as Vice President and Chief Scientist, as well as some of his time spent on the Board of Directors. In addition, there are materials, though sparse, concerning his work with the Navy. An extensive series of speeches and lectures illustrates Piore's commitment to scientific research and national policy. In addition to his professional correspondence, the papers contain material pertaining to Piore's involvement in professional organizations such as the National Academy of Engineering, National Academy of Science, Sloan-Kettering Institute for Cancer Research and the American Philosophical Society. A number of professional and personal photographs are also found within the papers.

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