Joseph C. Wilson Papers

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Collection Overview
Title: Joseph C. Wilson papers
Creator: Wilson, Joseph C. (Joseph Chamberlain), 1909-1971
Call Number: D.273
Dates: 1919-1977 ; 1952-1971 [bulk]
Physical Description: 179 containers [82 Linear Feet]
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Joseph C. "Joe" Wilson (December 19, 1909-November 22, 1971) was born and raised in Rochester and developed Xerox Corporation into a hugely successful international enterprise, the profitability of which transformed both the City of Rochester and the University of Rochester. Wilson graduated from West High School in 1927 and was a member of the University of Rochester's class of 1931, the first to graduate from the newly built River Campus. He then attended Harvard Business School, where he graduated in 1933 before returning to join the family business, Haloid Company, which manufactured photographic paper. By 1946, Wilson was president and general manager of Haloid, which would become the Xerox Corporation in 1960. Under his leadership, Haloid purchased the rights to the reprographic process invented by Chester Carlson known as xerography. It would take over a decade to develop it into the 914 photocopier which was launched in 1959. The product revolutionized the way business was done around the world.

Wilson believed in the interrelated nature of business and community. Thus, he was involved in many community, business, and charitable organizations. He became a trustee of the University of Rochester in 1949, eventually becoming Chair of the Board of Trustees in 1959. He was also president of the Community Chest (now known as the United Way), a position which had also been held by Eastman Kodak founder George Eastman. Wilson died suddenly of a heart attack on November 22, 1971 while having lunch with New York Governor Nelson Rockefeller.

Timeline:

1909 - Born in Rochester, NY to Joseph R. and Katherine Upton Wilson

1927 - Graduated West High School

1931 - Graduated University of Rochester

1933 - Graduated Harvard Business School; Assistant to Sales Manager, Haloid Company

1935 - Married to Marie C. "Peggy" Curran

1936 - Secretary of Haloid Company

1938 - Secretary-Treasurer of Haloid Company

1940 - Treasurer and board member of Haloid Company

1945 - Vice President of Haloid Company

1946 - President and General Manager of Haloid Company

1947 - Haloid Company acquires rights to xerography from Battelle Memorial Institute

1949 - Trustee of University of Rochester

1950 - Member of Community Chest of Rochester and Monroe County

1951 - General Chair of fundraising for United Negro College Fund

1952 - President of Rochester Chamber of Commerce

1954 - Chair of Corporate Relations Committee of University of Rochester

1956 - Formed Rank-Xerox; Chair of Trustee Steering Committee of University of Rochester

1958 - Chair of Executive Committee of University of Rochester

1959 - Chair of Board of Trustees of University of Rochester; 914 office copier introduced by Haloid-Xerox Company

1961- Chief Executive Officer of Xerox Corporation

1962 - Formed Fuji-Xerox

1963 - Established Katherine Upton Wilson Scholarships for the children of Xerox employees; established Haloid-Xerox Professorship in International Economics

1964 - Board member of Committee for Economic Development

1966 - Chair of Xerox Corporation; Chair of United Nations Association of United States

1967 - Honorary Chair of Board of Trustees of University of Rochester; President of Community Chest of Rochester and Monroe County; Chair of Metropolitan Housing Committee

1971 - Chair of Nixon's President's Committee on Health Education; died November 22 in New York City

Scope and Content
The Joseph C. Wilson papers, 1919-1977, consists of correspondence, minutes, reports, speeches, and clippings from Wilson's participation in numerous business and community organizations. The bulk of the collection is dated 1959-1971, a period of growth for Xerox as well as the city and University of Rochester.

The collection includes material relating to Wilson's activities at Xerox including discussions of patents and competing products; at the University of Rochester including innovations in investment strategy, the search for the University's sixth president, and the search for a new director of Eastman School of Music; and in various community organizations such as Community Chest, Metropolitan Housing Committee, and Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems. The collection also includes numerous speeches given by Wilson extolling the interdependent nature of business and society; documents detailing his personal finances such as stock holdings and taxes; and numerous honors, awards, and certificates such as plaques, honorary degrees, and commemorative photographs.

Topics in the collection include University matters such as development, endowment investment, and student protest; community matters such as low-income housing, charitable giving, and racial tensions; and business matters such as philanthropy, corporate philosophy, venture capitalism, taxation, and the stock market.

Arrangement
The records have been arranged in six series.

Series 1: Business and community, 1951-1971

Subseries 1: Xerox and Rank-Xerox, 1951-1963

Subseries 2: University of Rochester, 1956-1969

Subseries 3: Other directorships, trusteeships, and memberships, 1955-1971

Subseries 4: Community interest, 1962-1971

Series 2: Speeches, articles, and speech material, 1952-1971

Subseries 1: Speech materials, 1960-1971

Subseries 2: Speeches and articles, 1952-1971

Series 3: Correspondence, 1964-1972

Series 4: Personal taxes and expenses, 1934-1974

Series 5: Honors, awards, biographies, and memorials 1956-1972

Series 6: Photographs, 1931-1973

Subject(s):
New York (State)--Rochester
Correspondence
Minutes (Records)
Speeches
Photographs
Wilson, Joseph C. (Joseph Chamberlain), 1909-1971
Xerox Corporation
University of Rochester
Community Chest (Rochester, N.Y.)
Businessmen
Philanthropists
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Marie C. Wilson, 1977.Access
The Joseph C. Wilson papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], Joseph C. Wilson papers, D.273, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterBibliography
McKelvey, Blake. Business As a Profession: The Career of Joseph C. Wilson Founder of Xerox. Rochester, NY: Office of the City Historian, 2003.

Ellis, Charles D. Joe Wilson and the Creation of Xerox. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley, 2006.


Sponsor
Marie C. and Joseph C. Wilson Foundation
Administrative Information
Author: John M. Green
Publisher: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
Address:
Rush Rhees Library
Second Floor, Room 225
Rochester, NY 14627-0055
rarebks@library.rochester.edu
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Finding aid publication date: August 2018
Content List
Business and community, 1951-1971
Xerox and Rank-Xerox, 1951-1963
This subseries contains material from Haloid, Xerox's name until 1958, and Rank-Xerox, the joint venture that oversaw Xerox's international subsidiaries. The Haloid material consists of pieces of correspondence and reports sent between various executives discussing topics such as research and investment as well as potential patent infringement by competitors. This material provides insight into the company's efforts to maintain profitability as they researched and developed various xerographic licenses and products. Rank-Xerox, formed in 1956 in cooperation with England's Rank Organization, oversaw subsidiary companies in England, France, Germany, Italy, Sweden, and Australia. The Rank-Xerox material includes budgets, fiscal reports and analyses, and construction plans for additional international production facilities. This material shows how Joseph C. Wilson, John Davis, John Dessauer, and other executives directed the company's explosive growth following the success of the Xerox 914 copier, introduced in 1959. Extent is 1.25 linear feet (4 boxes).

Box 1, Folder 1-3Huebner machine, 1951-1956
Includes materials about the development of "smoke printing," a competing xerographic process invented by William C. Huebner and developed by Standard Register with possible infringement on Carlson's patents.

Box 1, Folder 4Stock split, 1954-1955
Box 1, Folder 5Spirit duplicating, 1954-1956
Spirit duplicators, or ditto machines, were a print method just prior to xerography that used alcohols as solvents, hence "spirit."

Box 1, Folder 6-7Silver investing, 1956-1957
Wilson and other Haloid executives discuss trends in silver prices, a material used in manufacturing some of their products.

Flat Box 8, Object 1Rank Organization, 21st anniversary booklet, September 30, 1957
Box 2, Folder 1Rank-Xerox, financial projections, 1957-1962
Includes correspondence about predicting manufacturing costs estimated against revenue.

Box 2, Folder 2Rank-Xerox, financial statements, 1961-1963
Includes financial reports for Rank-Xerox and Xerox's other European subsidiaries.

Box 2, Folder 3Xerox, Central Intelligence Agency, 1962-1963
Includes material regarding modifications for prototype Model 1824 copier for Central Intelligence Agency.

Box 2, Folder 4Rank-Xerox, budget, 1962
Includes budgets for Rank-Xerox's various international subsidiaries.

Box 2, Folder 5Rank-Xerox, budget analyses, 1962
Box 2, Folder 6-8Rank-Xerox, consumables, 1963
Includes discussions of construction of production facilities in England and Europe.

Box 2, Folder 9Thursday Executive Committee, correspondence, 1964
Includes material from Xerox Operations Committee.

Box 3, Folder 1Thursday Executive Committee, minutes, 1964
Box 3, Folder 2Thursday Executive Committee, minutes, 1965
University of Rochester, 1956-1969
This subseries contains material from Wilson's tenure as chairman of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees, a position he held from 1959 until 1967, at which time he became honorary chairman. Along with extensive correspondence with University Presidents Cornelis de Kiewiet and W. Allen Wallis, Wilson's activities as trustee included numerous committee memberships. These committees oversaw university matters ranging from budgeting and fundraising to discussing issues such as becoming a state university or student unrest on campus. Significant topics include President de Kiewiet's retirement, correspondence concerning the $38,000,000 Campaign, appointment of Walter Hendl as director of Eastman School of Music, and a commencement speech by then-former Vice President Richard M. Nixon, who was a controversial invitation to the 1966 ceremony. Extent is 13.12 linear feet (34 boxes).
This subseries, University of Rochester, 1956-1969, is restricted. For access to this subseries, please contact the University of Rochester Archives ( archives@library.rochester.edu ) at least two business days prior to your planned visit.
This subseries consists of three subjects, arranged alphabetically then chronologically: presidential correspondence, trustee committees, and general correspondence.

Presidential correspondence, 1960-1971
Box 3, Folder 3Cornelis de Kiewiet, correspondence, 1960-1962
Includes discussions of de Kiewiet's retirement to focus on research and advocacy in Africa; also includes Report of the President, 1958-1959.

Box 3, Folder 4Cornelis de Kiewiet, correspondence, 1960
Includes handwritten letter of March 3, 1960 to Wilson explaining resignation and Board of Trustees resolution granting leave of absence to de Kiewiet, during which Provost Dr. Howard Anderson acted in interim.

Box 3, Folder 5-6Cornelis de Kiewiet, correspondence, 1961
Includes July 23, 1961 letter from de Kiewiet to Wilson explaining details of the former's resignation.

Box 3, Folder 7Cornelis de Kiewiet, correspondence, 1961-1963
Includes Democrat and Chronicle editorial about de Kiewiet and wife Lucea, de Kiewiet's president emeritus contract, and August 10, 1961 announcement.

Box 4, Folder 1Cornelis de Kiewiet, correspondence, 1961-1967
Includes correspondence discussing de Kiewiet's transition from president emeritus to retirement.

Box 4, Folder 2W. Allen Wallis, correspondence, 1962-1963
Includes discussion of Wallis's membership in Rochester Country Club.

Box 4, Folder 3W. Allen Wallis, correspondence, 1964
Box 4, Folder 4W. Allen Wallis, correspondence, 1964-1969
Includes speeches by Wallis, including Walgreen Lectures at University of Chicago.

Box 4, Folder 5W. Allen Wallis, correspondence, 1965-1967
Includes speeches and articles by Wallis.

Box 4, Folder 6W. Allen Wallis, biographical, 1962-1964
Includes biographical information and press clippings related to Wallis's appointment as university president.

Box 4, Folder 7W. Allen Wallis, contract and compensation, 1962-1971
Includes discussion of Wallis's contract as president and later as chancellor.

Box 5, Folder 1W. Allen Wallis, discussion, 1967-1971
Includes discussions with Chancellor Wallis regarding various university affairs.

Board of Trustees committees, 1958-1971
Box 5, Folder 2Advisory Committee, ad hoc, 1960-1962
Includes acceptance letters from committee members.

Box 5, Folder 3Advisory Committee, education, 1960-1963
Box 5, Folder 4Advisory Committee, evening session, 1960-1963
Box 5, Folder 5-7Advisory Committee, School of Engineering, 1960-1963
Includes correspondence concerning grant from Sloan Foundation.

Box 5, Folder 8Advisory Committee, business administration, 1960-1964
Box 6, Folder 1Advisory Committee, Institute of Optics, 1961
Box 6, Folder 2Advisory Committee, College of Arts and Science, 1961-1963
Includes student-faculty report.

Box 6, Folder 3Agenda and minutes, 1964
Box 6, Folder 4Agenda and minutes, 1964-1965
Box 6, Folder 5Agenda and minutes, 1965
Box 6, Folder 6Agenda and minutes, 1966-1967
Box 6, Folder 7Agenda and minutes, 1967
Box 7, Folder 1Meetings, 1970
Box 7, Folder 2Meetings, 1971
Box 7, Folder 3Development Committee, Advertising Association Conference, "Communications are the Bridges" speech, Brighton, England, May 22, 1964
Box 7, Folder 4Development Committee, Campaign 1965, Rochester, 1966
Includes list of individual and corporate donors located in Rochester area.

Box 7, Folder 5Development Committee, Campaign 1965, New York, 1966-1967
Includes list of individual donors located in New York state but outside Rochester, as well as correspondence concerning donations from several large national corporations.

Box 7, Folder 6Development Committee, general assignments, 1966-1967
Box 7, Folder 7;
Box 8, Folder 1-4
Development Committee, assignments working file, 1966-1967
Includes discussions concerning individual and corporate donations such as an anonymous donation of 3000 Xerox shares by Chester Carlson and also by Xerox executives such as Dessauer, Linowitz, and McColough.

Box 8, Folder 5-6Development Committee, Campaign 1965, background about University of Rochester, 1965
Includes printed materials about the $38,000,000 Campaign.

Box 9, Folder 1-2Development Committee, Campaign 1965, background about University of Rochester, 1965-1966
Includes April 12, 1966 speech to Women's Club of University of Rochester.

Box 9, Folder 3-6;
Box 10, Folder 1
Development Committee, clippings and reports, 1958-1965
Includes printed materials and speeches broadly concerned with topic of university development.

Box 10, Folder 2Development Committee, correspondence, 1965-1967
Includes correspondence with individual donors.

Box 10, Folder 3Development Committee, Eastman School of Music, 1964-1965
Box 10, Folder 4Development Committee, foundations, general, 1965-1966
Includes correspondence concerning donations from non-profit foundations.

Box 10, Folder 5Development Committee, foundations, A-D, 1965
Includes correspondence with Avalon Foundation, Baird Foundation, Bronfman Foundation, Carnegie Corporation, Dana Foundation, Arthur Vining Davis Foundation, and Doris Duke Foundation.

Box 10, Folder 6Development Committee, foundations, E-K, 1965-1966
Includes correspondence with Esso Education Foundation, Samuel S. Fels Fund, Booth Ferris Foundation, Given Foundation, Hartford Foundation, Hill Family Foundation, Hyde Foundation, Kellogg Foundation, Kenan Trust, Kettering Foundation, and Kresge Foundation.

Box 10, Folder 7;
Box 11, Folder 1
Development Committee, foundations, Ford Foundation, 1964-1966
Includes discussions of Ford Foundation-sponsored projects such as Contemporary Music Project for Creativity in Music Education.

Box 11, Folder 2Development Committee, foundations, L-P, 1965-1966
Includes correspondence with Lilly Endowment, Josiah Macy Jr. Foundation, John and Mary R. Markle Foundation, Richard K. Mellon Foundation, Charles E. Merrill Trust, Mott Foundation, National Science Foundation, New World Foundation, Old Dominion Foundation, Olin Foundation, and Gustavus and Louise Pfeiffer Research Foundation.

Box 11, Folder 3Development Committee, foundations, Q-Z, 1965-1966
Includes correspondence with Research Corporation, Rippel Foundation, Rockefeller Foundation, Benjamin Rosenthal Foundation, Scherman Foundation, Sloan Foundation, Seth Sprague Educational and Charitable Foundation, Teagle Foundation, Victoria Foundation, Waterman Foundation, and Wegman Foundation.

Box 11, Folder 4-7Development Committee, foundations, Sloan Foundation, 1965-1967
Includes materials concerning a million-dollar grant to mathematics at University of Rochester.

Box 12, Folder 1Development Committee, general A-Z, 1965-1967
Includes correspondence concerning university donations from various businesses and private citizens.

Box 12, Folder 2-3Development Committee, general, 1969-1971
Box 12, Folder 4-5Development Committee, general acknowledgements, 1964-1965
Includes brief acknowledgement letters to individual donors.

Box 12, Folder 6-7Development Committee, general acknowledgements, 1966-1968
Includes brief acknowledgement letters to individual donors.

Box 12, Folder 8Development Committee, corporate local, A-D, 1965-1966
Includes correspondence with Bausch and Lomb and Clearing House Banks.

Box 13, Folder 1Development Committee, corporate local, Eastman Kodak, 1964-1966
Box 13, Folder 2Development Committee, corporate local, E-P, 1965-1967
Includes correspondence with R.T. French Company, Gannett Newspapers, General Motors, Genesee Brewing, Gleason Works, Lincoln Rochester Trust, and R.S. Paviour and Son Insurance.

Box 13, Folder 3Development Committee, corporate local, Q-Z, 1965-1967
Includes correspondence with Ritter Pfaudler Corporation, Rochester Gas and Electric, Rochester Transit Corporation, Security Trust Company, and Trico Products.

Box 13, Folder 4Development Committee, Major Gifts Committee, 1967
Includes progress report on individual and business donations.

Box 13, Folder 5-6Development Committee, Medical Center, 1964-1966
Box 13, Folder 7Development Committee, outside Rochester, A-C, 1966-1967
Includes correspondence with American Optical Company, American Can Company, American Telephone and Telegraph Company, Chrysler, Crown Zellerbach Corporation, and Corning Glass Works.

Box 13, Folder 8Development Committee, outside Rochester, D-F, 1966-1968
Includes correspondence with DuPont Company, First National City Bank, and Ford Motor Company.

Box 13, Folder 9Development Committee, outside Rochester, general, 1965-1966
Box 13, Folder 10Development Committee, outside Rochester, G-R, 1966-1967
Includes correspondence with General Electric Corporation, General Motors Corporation, International Business Machines Corporation, Mobil, Morgan Guaranty Trust Company, and Radio Corporation of America.

Box 14, Folder 1-2Development Committee, outside Rochester, S, 1966-1967
Includes correspondence with Shell Oil Company, The Singer Company, and Standard Oil Company.

Box 14, Folder 3Development Committee, outside Rochester, T, 1966-1967
Includes correspondence with Texaco, Inc. and Time, Inc.

Box 14, Folder 4Development Committee, outside Rochester, U-Z, 1965-1968
Box 14, Folder 5;
Box 15, Folder 1-3
Development Committee, organization, budget, projections, 1963-1965
Box 15, Folder 4Development Committee, solicitations and gifts, 1965-1966
Box 15, Folder 5Development Committee, special gifts, 1965
Box 15, Folder 6-8Development Committee, Campaign Steering Committee, 1964-1967
Box 16, Folder 1Development Committee, Trustee Nucleus Fund, 1965
Box 16, Folder 2Eastman School of Music, 1964-1966
Includes letters from alumni expressing disapproval of appointment of Walter Hendl as director, often in favor of Frederick Fennell. For example, a May 26, 1964 letter from faculty "not in favor of the appointment of Mr. Walter Hendl." Also includes letter from Peter Mennin, president of Juilliard School of Music, turning down offer to become director of Eastman School.

Box 16, Folder 3Eastman School of Music, 1965-1966
Box 32, Folder 8;
Box 33, Folder 1
Eastman School of Music, 1958-1959
Box 33, Folder 2-3Eastman School of Music, 1960
Box 13, Folder 4-6Eastman School of Music, 1961
Box 34, Folder 1-2Eastman School of Music, 1961-1964
Box 34, Folder 3Eastman School of Music, 1967-1969
Box 16, Folder 4Finance and Executive Committees, 1958-1961
Includes correspondence discussing merging of Finance Committee and Executive Committee.

Box 16, Folder 5-7Executive Committee, 1958-1961
Box 16, Folder 8Executive Committee, Municipal Hospital, 1960-1962
Box 16, Folder 9;
Box 17, Folder 1
Executive Committee, budget planning, 1960-1963
Box 17, Folder 2-3Executive Committee, agenda and minutes, 1963-1964
Box 17, Folder 4-5Executive Committee, agenda and minutes, 1964-1965
Box 17, Folder 6Executive Committee, general, 1964-1967
Box 17, Folder 7Executive Committee, agenda and minutes, 1966
Box 17, Folder 8Executive Committee, agenda and minutes, 1967
Box 18, Folder 1-2Executive Committee, 1967-1968
Box 18, Folder 3-4Executive Committee, 1969
Box 18, Folder 5-7Executive Committee, meetings, 1971
Box 19, Folder 1Executive Committee, Eastman 50th anniversary, 1971
Box 19, Folder 2Faculty Senate, 1963-1966
Box 19, Folder 3-6Faculty Senate, 1969
Box 19, Folder 7Faculty Senate, 1969-1970
Box 19, Folder 8;
Box 20, Folder 1
Finance Committee, general, 1963-1965
Box 20, Folder 2Finance Committee, minutes, 1964-1966
Box 20, Folder 3Finance Committee, correspondence, 1966
Box 20, Folder 4-5Finance Committee, minutes, 1966
Box 20, Folder 6-7Finance Committee, correspondence, 1967
Box 20, Folder 8Finance Committee, minutes, 1967
Box 21, Folder 1-2Finance Committee, minutes, 1968
Box 21, Folder 3Finance Committee, correspondence, 1968
Box 21, Folder 4-5Finance Committee, budgets, 1968-1970
Box 22, Folder 1-5Finance Committee, general, 1969
Box 21, Folder 6Finance Committee, endowment, 1970
Box 22, Folder 7Finance Committee, general, 1971
Box 22, Folder 8;
Box 23, Folder 1
By-laws, 1958-1965
Box 23, Folder 2-4Correspondence, 1959-1963
Box 23, Folder 5Compensation, 1960-1963
Box 23, Folder 6Member statistics, 1961-1971
Box 23, Folder 7Correspondence, 1963-1966
Box 24, Folder 1Correspondence, 1964
Box 24, Folder 2-3Correspondence, 1964-1968
Box 24, Folder 4Audit report, 1963
Box 24, Folder 5Trustees' Council of Alumni Advisors, 1966-1967
Box 24, Folder 6-7Correspondence, 1968-1969
Box 24, Folder 8Correspondence, 1970
Box 24, Folder 9Budget, 1970
Box 25, Folder 1Honorary Degree Committee, 1963-1966
Box 25, Folder 2Investment Committee, minutes, 1963-1964
Box 25, Folder 3Investment Committee, general, January to May 1964
Box 25, Folder 4-5Investment Committee, general, 1964-1965
Box 25, Folder 6-7Investment Committee, minutes, 1964-1966
Box 25, Folder 8;
Box 26, Folder 1
Investment Committee, general, 1966
Box 26, Folder 2Investment Committee, general, 1967
Box 26, Folder 3Investment Committee, minutes, 1967-1968
Box 26, Folder 4Investment Committee, general, 1968
Box 26, Folder 5Investment Committee, fund drive, 1968
Box 26, Folder 6-7Investment Committee, general, 1969
Box 26, Folder 8-9;
Box 27, Folder 1-2
Investment Committee, general, 1971
Box 27, Folder 3-5Medical Center, 1959-1960
Box 27, Folder 6-7;
Box 28, Folder 1-2
Medical Center, 1960-1962
Box 28, Folder 3-4Medical Center, 1961-1963
Box 29, Folder 1-2Medical Center, 1964-1965
Box 29, Folder 3Medical Center, 1966-1967
Box 29, Folder 4Medical Center, 1970
Box 29, Folder 5-6Nominating Committee, 1958-1963
Box 29, Folder 7-8Nominating Committee, 1963-1966
Box 30, Folder 1-4Nominating Committee, 1967-1971
Box 30, Folder 5Committee on Trustee Relations, 1969
Box 30, Folder 6-7;
Box 31, Folder 1-2
Committee on Trustee Relations, 1970
Box 31, Folder 3-4Committee on Trustee Relations, 1970-1971
General correspondence, 1959-1971
Box 31, Folder 5Astor Foundation, 1967-1968
Non-profit foundation run by widow and philanthropist Brooke Astor.

Box 31, Folder 6-7;
Box 32, Folder 1
Becoming state university, 1960-1961
Despite support from the city of Rochester, trustees voted against University of Rochester becoming a state university.

Box 32, Folder 2Black Students Union, 1968-1969
Includes administrative correspondence concerning sit-in at Frederick Douglass Building by Black Students Union members, including a memo distributed among Black Student Union members.

Box 32, Folder 3Center for Naval Analyses, 1969
Includes discussion of University's contract with Center for Naval Analysis and controversy during Vietnam War era.

Box 32, Folder 4Commencement, 1960-1967
Includes text of commencement address, "Academic Freedom," by then former Vice President Richard Nixon on June 5, 1966; handwritten letter from former University of Rochester President Alan Valentine to Wilson accepting honorary doctorate; correspondence concerning faculty opposition to honorary degree for then former Vice President Richard Nixon; letter from Richard Nixon to Wilson accepting invitation to speak.

Box 32, Folder 5-6Community college, 1960
Includes discussion of establishment of community college in Monroe County, possibly by changing the status of Rochester Institute of Technology, and reports by Subcommittee on Community Colleges of the Joint City-County Planning Committee.

Box 32, Folder 7Cooperation with area colleges, 1962
Includes correspondence with administration of Rochester Institute of Technology and St. John Fisher College.

Box 34, Folder 4Educational television, 1962
Includes discussion of university support for educational television network based in Rochester.

Box 34, Folder 5A-Z correspondence, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence concerning university affairs, including March 11, 1970 note from President Wallis to Provost Hazlett about effect on Nixon of 1966 commencement address, "Hazlett the King-Maker."

Box 34, Folder 690-day correspondence, 1971
Includes correspondence concerning university affairs during the last several months prior to Wilson's death.

Box 34, Folder 7-8;
Box 35, Folder 1-2
Medical Center plans, 1963-1964
Includes reports and discussions of changes to curriculum of the School of Medicine and Dentistry and expansion of facilities.

Box 35, Folder 3Medical House staff salaries, 1968-1969
Includes discussion concerning hospital budget and increased stipends for staff.

Box 35, Folder 4Letters of opposition to hospital unionization bill, 1959-1961
Wilson wrote letters to state assemblymen opposing a proposal to eliminate the exemption of non-profit hospital from a proposed labor law concerning unionization.

Box 36, Folder 1President's Society, 1970-1971
Includes correspondence concerning Wilson's lifetime membership.

Box 36, Folder 2School of Engineering, 1959-1962
Box 36, Folder 3-5Student demonstrations, 1967-1971
Includes discussion of 1967 sit-in protest of visit by representatives of Dow Chemical and letters from parents and alumni regarding disciplinary action against twenty-three graduate students for Dow protest.

Box 36, Folder 6Wilson Student Commons, 1966-1971
Includes correspondence with architect I.M. Pei concerning design features.

Box 36, Folder 7Alumni Fun television show, 1963
Includes correspondence concerning episode of Alumni Fun game show that aired March 31, 1963 featuring University of Rochester competing against Loyola University of Los Angeles.

Other directorships, trusteeships, and memberships, 1955-1971
This subseries contains material from Wilson's various community and business directorships, trusteeships, and memberships. His role in these many committees and clubs reflected his view of the interrelated nature of business and community. One important organization in this effort was the Community Chest (now known as the United Way), for which Wilson served as chair of several panels. The Community Chest faced community opposition during Rochester's housing shortages throughout the 1960s. Wilson would himself refer to the organization's decision-making and implementation as "controversial, difficult, and important" in a September 2, 1971 letter. This subseries also contains membership refusals as well as some material related to memberships in social clubs. Extent is 38.55 linear feet (101 boxes).
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by organization and then chronologically by year.

Box 36, Folder 8Annabel's, 1970-1971
London social club in which Wilson was a member.

Box 36, Folder 9-10American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1967-1969
Wilson was elected fellow in May 1967; includes pledge circulated by members against U.S. involvement in Vietnam, which Wilson did not sign.

Box 37, Folder 1American Academy of Arts and Sciences, 1970-1971
Box 37, Folder 2-3American Can Company, 1964-1966
Box 37, Folder 4-5American Can Company, 1965-1966
Box 37, Folder 6American Can Company, minutes, 1967
Box 37, Folder 7-9American Can Company, 1967
Box 38, Folder 1-2American Can Company, minutes, 1968
Box 38, Folder 3-4American Can Company, correspondence, 1968
Box 38, Folder 5-7;
Box 39, Folder 1
American Can Company, minutes, 1969
Box 39, Folder 2-5American Can Company, correspondence, 1969
Box 39, Folder 6-7American Can Company, correspondence, 1970
Box 40, Folder 1American Can Company, correspondence, 1971
Box 40, Folder 2American Can Company, questionnaires, 1967-1971
Box 40, Folder 3Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, 1964
Box 40, Folder 4Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, 1964-1965
Box 40, Folder 5-7Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, 1965
Box 41, Folder 1-2Aspen Institute for Humanistic Studies, 1965-1967
Box 41, Folder 3Atlantic Council, 1965-1968
Box 41, Folder 4Automobile Club of Rochester, 1964-1966
Box 41, Folder 5Bent Barrel Club, 1968-1970
Box 41, Folder 6Big Brothers Association, 1964-1966
Xerox, concerned with the group's efficacy, discontinued its charitable support of Rochester's Big Brothers Association.

Box 41, Folder 7The Board Room, 1969-1971
Box 41, Folder 8Business Committee for the Arts, 1967-1968
Box 41, Folder 9Business Committee for the Arts, 1970-1971
Box 42, Folder 1Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, awards committee, 1963
Box 42, Folder 2Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, nominating committee, 1963
Box 42, Folder 3Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, 1962
Box 42, Folder 4Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, data processing, 1964
Box 42, Folder 5-6Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, 1963
Box 43, Folder 1Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, correspondence, 1964
Box 43, Folder 2Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, minutes, 1964
Box 43, Folder 3Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, reports, 1964
Box 43, Folder 4-5Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, 1965
Box 43, Folder 6-7Business Equipment Manufacturers Association, 1969
Box 43, Folder 8;
Box 44, Folder 1
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1968
Box 44, Folder 2Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, minutes, May 1968
Box 44, Folder 3Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, minutes, November 1968
Box 44, Folder 4-6Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1969
Box 45, Folder 1Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, 1970-1971
Wilson resigned from board in December 1970.

Box 45, Folder 2-3Citizens for Education Freedom, 1967
Citizens for Education Freedom encouraged support for private and religious schools. Includes May 18, 1967 letter to Wilson from Xerox employee John T. Bickmore who suggests it may not be "completely proper…to lend your prestige to CEF, since it might appear that you represent the Xerox Corporation on this issue."

Box 45, Folder 4Citizens for Transportation Progress, 1967
Box 45, Folder 5Civic Music Assocation, 1969-1971
Box 45, Folder 6-7Cleveland Corporate 1% Program for Higher Education, 1968-1969
Corporate group formed to encourage companies to donate at least one percent of their income before taxes to higher education. Xerox became the first member outside Cleveland in 1964.

Box 45, Folder 8Cleveland Corporate 1% Program for Higher Education, 1970-1971
Box 45, Folder 9-10Committee for Community Self-Determination, inquiries, 1968-1969
"A Statement of Purpose" written by Wilson outlines the organization's goal to "unite the traditions of self-help and community decisionmaking with private sector assistance and new tax and financing mechanisms to promote community economic development and self-determination."

Box 46, Folder 1-2Committee for Community Self-Determination, correspondence, 1969
Box 46, Folder 3-6Committee for Community Self-Determination, meeting, April 17, 1969
Box 46, Folder 7-8;
Box 47, Folder 1-2
Committee for Community Self-Determination, organization, 1968-1969
Box 46, Folder 3Committee for Community Self-Determination, finance, 1969
Box 47, Folder 4Committee for Community Self-Determination, Community Self-Determination Act clippings, 1969
Box 47, Folder 5-6Committee for Community Self-Determination, reports, 1969-1970
Box 47, Folder 7Committee for Economic Development, 1961-1962
Box 47, Folder 8;
Box 48, Folder 1
Committee for Economic Development, 1964-1965
Box 48, Folder 2-3Committee for Economic Development, July-December 1965
Box 48, Folder 4-5Committee for Economic Development, April-June 1965
Box 48, Folder 6-7Committee for Economic Development, 1965
Box 49, Folder 1Committee for Economic Development, 1966
Box 49, Folder 2-3Committee for Economic Development, Rochester seminar, 1966
Box 49, Folder 4;
Box 50, Folder 1-3
Committee for Economic Development, 1967
Box 50, Folder 4-6;
Box 51, Folder 1
Committee for Economic Development, 1968
Includes draft of "Financing a Better Election System" and related correspondence.

Box 51, Folder 2-5Committee for Economic Development, 1969
Box 51, Folder 6-7;
Box 52, Folder 1
Committee for Economic Development, 1970
Box 52, Folder 2-4Committee for Economic Development, 1971
Box 52, Folder 5Committee for a National Trade Policy, 1961-1963
Box 52, Folder 6Community Chest, Cresap Report, Volume One, 1970
Box 52, Folder 7Community Chest, Cresap Report, Volume Two, 1970
Box 53, Folder 1Community Chest, 1963
Box 53, Folder 2-3Community Chest, 1965
Box 53, Folder 4Community Chest, 1966
Box 53, Folder 5-6Community Chest, 1967
Box 53, Folder 7-8;
Box 54, Folder 1
Community Chest, correspondence, 1967
Includes July-August 1967 issue of Community magazine of United Community Funds and Councils of America containing article "A Campaign With Some Differences" in which Wilson outlines the success of charitable giving in Rochester. Rochester's Community Chest maintained a spring campaign whereas most of the country fundraised in the fall.

Box 54, Folder 2Community Chest, solicitation letters, 1969-1970
Box 54, Folder 3Community Chest, minutes and agenda, 1970-1971
Box 54, Folder 4Community Chest, 1970-1971
Box 54, Folder 5Community Chest, Martin L. King Fund, 1970-1971
This fundraising effort, in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr., focused on supporting low-income housing in Rochester.

Box 54, Folder 6Community Chest, Metro-Act, 1970-1971
The community activism group Metro-Act (previously known as Friends of FIGHT) led efforts to reform Rochester's Community Chest, which Metro-Act viewed as undemocratic, particularly "the select group of Rochesterians who make the final decisions about The Chest."

Box 54, Folder 7Community Chest, 1971
Rochester's chapter reached only 98% of fundraising goal for that year, failing to meet their goal for the first time in over a decade.

Box 54, Folder 8Community Chest, inquiries, 1971
Box 55, Folder 1Community Chest, Implementation Committee, consultants, 1971
Committee formed to review report of Cresap, McCormick, and Paget, a consulting firm hired to evaluate Rochester's Community Chest.

Box 55, Folder 2Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Citizens Planning Council merger, 1971
Includes discussions of merger recommended in Cresap Report.

Box 55, Folder 3Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Cresap Report, 1971
Includes "Questions and Answers about Community Chest" distributed in 1971 by Metro-Act.

Box 55, Folder 4-5Community Chest, Implementation Committee, general, 1971
Includes discussion of formation of Steering Committee consisting of five panels designed to address community needs as recommended in Cresap Report. Also includes discussions with members of the Citizens Planning Council over the member distribution of the Steering Committee, who felt that Community Chest members were overrepresented.

Box 55, Folder 6-8Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Red Feather, 1971
Includes discussions with local organizations concerning recommendations of Cresap Report. For example, Boy Scouts of America were frustrated with the Cresap Report's recommendation to reduce allocations to "outdoor group recreation," a categorization with which the Scouts did not agree.

Box 55, Folder 9-10Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Steering Committee, 1971
Formation of Steering Committee, with Wilson as chairman, and preliminary discussion.

Box 56, Folder 1Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Steering Committee, minutes, 1971
Box 56, Folder 2Community Chest, Implementation Committee, progress reports, 1971
Box 56, Folder 3Community Chest, Implementation Committee, organization, 1971
Includes discussions about formation of Implementation Committee.

Box 56, Folder 4Community Chest, Implementation Committee, panels general, 1971
Included five panels: Basic Conditions of Life in Community, Child Growth and Development in Society, Individual Adult Ability to Function in Society, Social Adjustment and Opportunity, and Social Development and Enrichment.

Box 56, Folder 5Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel A general, 1971
Box 56, Folder 6Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel A minutes, 1971
Box 57, Folder 1Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel B general, 1971
Box 57, Folder 2Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel B minutes, 1971
Box 57, Folder 3Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel C general, 1971
Box 57, Folder 4Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel C minutes, 1971
Box 57, Folder 5Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel D general, 1971
Box 57, Folder 6Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel D minutes, 1971
Box 57, Folder 7Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel E general, 1971
Box 57, Folder 8Community Chest, Implementation Committee, Panel E minutes, 1971
Box 57, Folder 9Community Chest, Implementation Committee, clippings, 1971
Includes newspaper clippings tracing developments in news about Community Chest, including Metro-Act President Harry E. Gove, who singled out Wilson. Gove wrote, "We find it incredible that the man who has failed miserably as the chairman of the Metropolitan Housing Committee should be named to head a committee to implement changes called for in a report which names housing as the No. 1 priority in the community."

Box 57, Folder 10-12Community Chest, community interest, 1967-1971
Includes general correspondence regarding various Community Chest matters.

Box 58, Folder 1-3Community Chest, housing, 1968
Box 58, Folder 4Community Chest, FIGHT, 1968-1969
Includes Friends of FIGHT "Black Feather Resolution" and editorial in response defending Community Chest.

Box 58, Folder 5Community Chest, special fund, 1968
Box 58, Folder 6Community Chest, Scher proposal, 1968-1969
Seymour Scher, at a City Council Meeting, proposed that the organization Action for a Better Community be accepted as member of Community Chest agencies.

Box 58, Folder 7Community Chest, speech notes, 1968
Includes material related to May 6-13, 1968 Community Chest Red Cross Campaign.

Box 58, Folder 8-9Community Chest, correspondence, 1968
Includes June 1968 correspondence between Wilson and June Gill, who demanded a refund of her Martin Luther King Fund donation due to a lack of black representation on Metropolitan Rochester Foundation overseeing the charity.

Box 58, Folder 10;
Box 59, Folder 1
Community Chest, housing suggestions, 1968-1969
Includes community suggestions regarding Rochester's housing issues and Martin Luther King Fund campaign.

Box 59, Folder 2-3Council for Financial Aid to Education, correspondence, 1966-1967
Box 59, Folder 4Council for Financial Aid to Education, minutes, 1967
Box 59, Folder 5Council for Financial Aid to Education, correspondence, 1968
Box 59, Folder 6Council for Financial Aid to Education, minutes, 1968
Box 60, Folder 1Council for Financial Aid to Education, correspondence, 1969
Box 60, Folder 2Council for Financial Aid to Education, minutes, 1969
Box 60, Folder 3Council for Financial Aid to Education, correspondence, 1970
Box 61, Folder 1-2Council for Financial Aid to Education, minutes, 1970
Box 61, Folder 3Council for Financial Aid to Education, correspondence, 1971
Box 61, Folder 4-5Council for Financial Aid to Education, minutes, 1971
Box 61, Folder 6Council for Latin America, 1967
Box 61, Folder 7;
Box 62, Folder 1
Council for Latin America, 1968
Box 62, Folder 2Council for Latin America, 1969
Box 62, Folder 3Council for Latin America, 1970
Box 62, Folder 4-5George Eastman House, 1963-1967
Includes correspondence concerning various artistic and preservation activities of George Eastman House (now known as the George Eastman Museum), including the publication of a book of photography from the Eastman House's collection.

Box 62, Folder 6George Eastman House, 1968-1969
Box 62, Folder 7George Eastman House, 1970-1971
Box 62, Folder 8-9Emergency Committee for American Trade, 1967-1968
Includes discussions of protectionism and American-Japanese business relations.

Box 62, Folder 10;
Box 63, Folder 1-2
Emergency Committee for American Trade, 1970
Box 63, Folder 3Emergency Committee for American Trade, 1971
Box 63, Folder 4First National City Bank, minutes, 1966
Box 63, Folder 5-7First National City Bank, correspondence, 1965-1966
Box 63, Folder 8;
Box 64, Folder 1
First National City Bank, minutes, 1967
Box 64, Folder 2-3First National City Bank, correspondence, 1967
Box 64, Folder 4-6First National City Bank, directors' examination reports, 1967
Box 65, Folder 1-2First National City Bank, correspondence, 1968
Box 65, Folder 3-4First National City Bank, minutes, 1968
Box 65, Folder 5-7;
Box 66, Folder 1-2
First National City Bank, reports, 1968
Box 66, Folder 3First National City Bank, reports, 1969
Box 66, Folder 4-5First National City Bank, minutes, 1969
Box 66, Folder 6;
Box 67, Folder 1
First National City Bank, correspondence, 1969
Box 67, Folder 2First National City Bank, questionnaires, 1968-1971
Box 67, Folder 3-4First National City Bank, 1970-1971
Box 67, Folder 5First National City Bank, 1971
Box 67, Folder 6First National City Bank, reports, 1970-1971
Box 67, Folder 7Foreign Policy Association, 1968-1969
Box 68, Folder 1R.T. French Company, correspondence, 1969-1970
Box 68, Folder 2R.T. French Company, minutes, 1970
Box 68, Folder 3R.T. French Company, correspondence, 1971
Box 68, Folder 4R.T. French Company, minutes, 1971
Box 68, Folder 5R.T. French Company, questionnaire, 1970
Box 68, Folder 6Gananda, 1971
Box 68, Folder 7Governor's Club, 1971
Box 68, Folder 8-9 Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, organization, 1967
Box 68, Folder 10Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, letters, 1967
Box 68, Folder 11Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, inquiries, 1967
Box 68, Folder 12;
Box 69, Folder 1-2
Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, position paper comments, 1967
Box 69, Folder 3-5Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, position papers, 1967
Box 69, Folder 6Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, press, 1967
Box 69, Folder 7Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, Rochester meeting, March 1968
Box 69, Folder 8Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, clippings, 1968
Box 69, Folder 9Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, April 1968
Box 70, Folder 1-2Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, correspondence, 1967-1969
Box 70, Folder 3-4Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, correspondence, 1969
Box 71, Folder 1-3Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, background, 1968
Flat Box 8, Folder 1Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, agenda and minutes, 1968
Box 71, Folder 6-7Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, Committee for Economic Development, 1968
Box 72, Folder 1Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, background, 1969
Box 72, Folder 2-3Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, ways and means, 1969
Box 72, Folder 4-7Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, Committee for Economic Development, 1969
Box 73, Folder 1-2Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, meeting, October 1969
Box 73, Folder 3Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, finance, 1969
Box 73, Folder 4Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, inquiries, 1969-1970
Box 73, Folder 5-6Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, organization, 1969
Box 73, Folder 7Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, welfare reform, 1969
Box 73, Folder 8Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, Committee for Economic Development drafts, 1970
Box 74, Folder 1-2Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, correspondence, 1970
Box 74, Folder 3;
Box 75, Folder 1
Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, Senate Finance Committee, 1970
Box 75, Folder 2-4Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, meeting, May 1970
Box 75, Folder 5Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, meeting, June 1970
Box 75, Folder 6-8Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, meeting, August 1970
Box 76, Folder 1-2Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, meeting, October 1970
Box 76, Folder 3-4Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, meeting, December 1970
Box 76, Folder 5-7Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, health and hospital background, 1970-1971
Box 76, Folder 8;
Box 77, Folder 1-2
Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, health and hospital general, 1970
Box 77, Folder 3Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, health and hospital organization, 1970
Box 77, Folder 4Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, health and hospital finance, 1970-1971
Box 77, Folder 5Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, meetings, February and March 1971
Box 77, Folder 6-8Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, health and hospital inquiries, 1971
Box 78, Folder 1-2Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, health and hospital reports, 1970
Box 78, Folder 3Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, meeting, April 1971
Box 78, Folder 4Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, health and hospital distribution, 1971
Box 78, Folder 5-7Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, general, 1971
Box 79, Folder 1Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, Committee for Economic Development, 1971
Box 79, Folder 2-4Governor's Steering Committee on Social Problems, health and hospital reports, 1971
Box 79, Folder 5Hall of Fame for Great Americans, Lillian Wald, 1971
Box 79, Folder 6-7Hall of Fame for Great Americans, Sousa-Wald-Michelsen, 1970
Box 80, Folder 1-2Hall of Fame for Great Americans, 1969-1970
Box 80, Folder 3-4Hall of Fame for Great Americans, miscellaneous recommendations, 1970
Box 80, Folder 5-6 Harvard Advisory Committee on Technology and Society, 1965-1966
Box 80, Folder 7Harvard Advisory Committee on Technology and Society, 1966
Box 81, Folder 1Harvard Business School Visiting Committee, 1970
Box 81, Folder 2Harvard Business School Visiting Committee, 1971
Box 81, Folder 3Associates of the Harvard Business School, 1971
Box 81, Folder 4Howard Cumming Committee, 1963
Box 81, Folder 5-6National Independent Committee for President Johnson and Senator Humphrey, 1964-1965
Box 81, Folder 7-8Businessmen for Humphrey-Muskie, 1968
Box 82, Folder 1Inventions and Innovations panel, 1965-1966
Box 82, Folder 2Javits Finance Committee, 1968-1969
Box 82, Folder 3Joslin Diabetes Foundation, Augsbury, 1970-1971
Box 82, Folder 4Joslin Diabetes Foundation, Fairleigh Dickinson, 1971
Box 82, Folder 5-6Joslin Diabetes Foundation, Mrs. Albert D. Lasker, 1971
Box 82, Folder 7Joslin Diabetes Foundation, Mrs. Cliff Robertson, 1971
Box 82, Folder 8Joslin Diabetes Foundation, Nelson Rockefeller, 1971
Box 82, Folder 9-10Joslin Diabetes Foundation, 1970-1971
Box 83, Folder 1-2 Joslin Diabetes Foundation, minutes, January to June 1971
Box 83, Folder 3-5Joslin Diabetes Foundation, minutes, July to December 1971
Box 83, Folder 6Kiwanis Club, 1965
Box 83, Folder 7-8Lincoln Center Film Committee, 1967-1968
Box 84, Folder 1Lincoln Rochester Trust, "Shooting the Stars," Brainduster Conference speech, September 1960
Box 84, Folder 2-3Lincoln Rochester Trust, 1962
Box 84, Folder 4Lincoln Rochester Trust, 1963
Box 85, Folder 1-3Lincoln Rochester Trust, 1966
Box 85, Folder 4Lincoln Rochester Trust, 1967
Box 85, Folder 5Lincoln Rochester Trust, 1968
Box 85, Folder 6Lincoln Rochester Trust, 1969
Box 85, Folder 7Lincoln Rochester Trust, 1970
Box 85, Folder 8Lincoln Rochester Trust, by-laws, 1970
Box 86, Folder 1Lincoln Rochester Trust, questionnaires, 1965-1971
Box 86, Folder 2Lyford Cay Club, 1970-1972
Box 86, Folder 3Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, 1962-1963
Box 86, Folder 4Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, Leaders Club, 1963-1964
Box 86, Folder 5Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, 1965
Box 86, Folder 6-7;
Box 87, Folder 1
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, 1966
Box 87, Folder 2-3Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, correspondence, 1967
Box 87, Folder 4-7;
Box 88, Folder 1
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, 1966-1967
Box 88, Folder 2Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, correspondence, 1968
Box 88, Folder 3-5Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, minutes, 1968
Box 88, Folder 6-7;
Box 89, Folder 1
Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, minutes, 1969
Box 89, Folder 2-3Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, correspondence, 1969
Box 89, Folder 4Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, 1970-1971
Box 89, Folder 5Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance, questionnaires, 1968
Box 90, Folder 1Mayor's Committee on Efficiency and Economy, 1962
Box 90, Folder 2McCurdy and Company, 1962
Box 90, Folder 3McCurdy and Company, 1967
Box 90, Folder 4McCurdy and Company, 1968
Box 90, Folder 5McCurdy and Company, 1969
Box 90, Folder 6McCurdy and Company, 1970
Box 90, Folder 7McCurdy and Company, 1971
Box 90, Folder 8-10;
Box 91, Folder 1
Memorial Art Gallery, 1960-1962
As chairman of the University of Rochester Board of Trustees, Wilson was on the Rochester Memorial Art Gallery Board of Managers as a special representative member.

Box 91, Folder 2-3Memorial Art Gallery, 1965-1967
Includes discussions concerning gallery remodeling and construction of additional building.

Box 91, Folder 4Memorial Art Gallery, 1968
Box 91, Folder 5Memorial Art Gallery, 1969
Box 91, Folder 6Memorial Art Gallery, 1970
Wilson became involed with Special Gifts Division, which focused on patrons of $100 and over.

Box 91, Folder 7Memorial Art Gallery, 1970-1971
Includes lists of donors and thank you letters.

Box 91, Folder 8Metropolitan Housing Committee, bank statements, 1967-1970
Box 91, Folder 9Metropolitan Housing Committee, Bronstein Committee, 1968
Box 92, Folder 1Metropolitan Housing Committee, Bureau of Municipal Research, 1967-1968
Box 92, Folder 2-3Metropolitan Housing Committee, Bureau of Municipal Research, 1967-1969
Box 92, Folder 4-6Metropolitan Housing Committee, Bureau of Municipal Research reports, 1968-1969
Box 92, Folder 7-8Metropolitan Housing Committee, clippings, 1968
Box 92, Folder 9;
Box 93, Folder 1
Metropolitan Housing Committee, clippings, 1969
Box 93, Folder 2Metropolitan Housing Committee, clippings, 1970-1971
Box 93, Folder 3-4Metropolitan Housing Committee, correspondence, 1967-1968
Box 93, Folder 5-7Metropolitan Housing Committee, correspondence, 1968-1969
Includes details about Think About It, a film co-sponsored by Xerox and Eastman Kodak.

Box 94, Folder 1-4Metropolitan Housing Committee, correspondence, 1968
Box 94, Folder 5Metropolitan Housing Committee, correspondence, 1969
Box 94, Folder 6-7Metropolitan Housing Committee, correspondence, 1970
Box 94, Folder 8;
Box 95, Folder 1-2
Metropolitan Housing Committee, correspondence, 1971
Box 95, Folder 3-4Metropolitan Housing Committee, Darcy Associates, 1968
Box 95, Folder 5Metropolitan Housing Committee, Darcy Associates monthly reports, 1968
Box 95, Folder 6Metropolitan Housing Committee, day file, 1967-1968
Box 95, Folder 7;
Box 96, Folder 1-3
Metropolitan Housing Committee, Think About It documentary, 1968
Box 96, Folder 4Metropolitan Housing Committee, documentary invoices, 1968
Documentary was initially estimated to cost $8,000 but ended up costing over $50,000, which was split between Eastman Kodak and Xerox.

Box 96, Folder 5-7Metropolitan Housing Committee, finance and invoices, 1967-1972
Box 97, Folder 1Metropolitan Housing Committee, housing attitude survey, 1968
Survey undertaken in Rochester urban and suburban communities to measure support for low- and middle-income housing.

Box 97, Folder 2-3Metropolitan Housing Committee, housing attitude survey replies, 1967-1968
Includes responses from local community organizations regarding housing situation and the Metropolitan Housing Committee's survey.

Box 97, Folder 4Metropolitan Housing Committee, housing report, 1969
Box 97, Folder 5-8Metropolitan Housing Committee, inquiries, 1968-1970
Box 97, Folder 9;
Box 98, Folder 1
Metropolitan Housing Committee, work file, 1967-1968
Box 98, Folder 2-4;
Box 99, Folder 1-2
Metropolitan Housing Committee, legislation, 1968-1969
Box 99, Folder 3Metropolitan Housing Committee, Martin L. King Memorial Fund, 1968
Fund in memory of Martin Luther King, Jr.

Box 99, Folder 4Metropolitan Housing Committee, meetings, 1968
Box 99, Folder 5-7Metropolitan Housing Committee, agenda and minutes, 1967-1969
Box 99, Folder 8Metropolitan Housing Committee, New York State Urban Development Corporation, 1969-1970
Box 99, Folder 9Metropolitan Housing Committee, organization, 1967-1971
Box 99, Folder 10Metropolitan Housing Committee, progress reports, 1968
Box 100, Folder 1-5Metropolitan Housing Committee, reports, 1967-1968
Box 100, Folder 6Metropolitan Housing Committee, Rochester, 1968
Box 100, Folder 7Metropolitan Housing Committee, town meetings (inner city), 1968
Box 100, Folder 8;
Box 101, Folder 1-2
Metropolitan Housing Committee, towns, 1967-1968
Box 101, Folder 3-6Metropolitan Housing Committee, towns, 1968-1971
Box 101, Folder 7Metropolitan Housing Committee, work file, 1971
Box 102, Folder 1-4Metropolitan Housing Committee, housing reports, 1968-1970
Box 103, Folder 1Metropolitan Opera Association, 1970
Wilson was member of the development committee with emphasis on corporate gifts.

Box 103, Folder 2Metropolitan Opera Association, 1970-1971
Box 103, Folder 3Meyers Welton Housing Program, 1964
Non-profit organization aimed at urban renewal; Wilson was not able to participate actively but used his time to urge interested Xerox employees and Jaycees members to become involved.

Box 103, Folder 4Massachusetts Institute of Technology School of lndustrial Management Council, 1963
Wilson was invited to join the Advisory Council.

Box 103, Folder 5-6National Advisory Commission on Health Manpower, correspondence, 1966
Committee formed by President Lyndon B. Johnson to address health services on a national level.

Box 103, Folder 7National Advisory Commission on Health Manpower, minutes, 1966
Includes May 24, 1966 letter from Representative Frank Horton that mentions Wilson's appearance on national television to accept an Emmy Award for Xerox.

Box 103, Folder 8-9National Assembly for Social Policy and Development, 1967-1968
Box 103, Folder 10National Assembly for Social Policy and Development, 1970
Box 103, Folder 11National Committee for the Support of Public Schools, 1965-1966
Box 104, Folder 1-2National Committee for the Support of Public Schools, 1966-1967
Wilson resigned from his position on the Executive Committee in November 1966.

Box 104, Folder 3National Committee for the Support of Public Schools, 1967-1968
Box 104, Folder 4-7National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1962-1963
Wilson served as national Special Gifts chairman.

Box 104, Folder 8;
Box 105, Folder 1-2
National Conference of Christians and Jews, January-October 1965
Box 105, Folder 3-4;
Box 106, Folder 1
National Conference of Christians and Jews, November-December 1965
Box 106, Folder 2-3National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1964-1965
Box 106, Folder 4-5National Conference of Christians and Jews, January 1966
Box 106, Folder 6-8National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1966
Wilson did not accept another year as national Special Gifts chairman but returned as New York State Special Gifts chairman.

Box 107, Folder 1-2National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1967
Box 107, Folder 3National Conference of Christians and Jews, pamphlets, 1967
Box 107, Folder 4-5National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1968
Box 107, Folder 6National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1969
Box 107, Folder 7;
Box 108
National Merit Scholarship Foundation, 1965-1966
Wilson's correspondence focuses on soliciting corporate donations.

Box 108, Folder 2-4National Merit Scholarship Foundation, March-September 1966
Box 108, Folder 5-6National Merit Scholarship Foundation, September-December 1966
Box 108, Folder 7National Merit Scholarship Foundation, 1966-1967
Box 108, Folder 8;
Box 109, Folder 1-2
National Merit Scholarship Foundation, 1967
Box 109, Folder 3National Merit Scholarship Foundation, 1968
Box 109, Folder 4-5National Fund for Medical Education, 1963-1964
Box 109, Folder 6National Fund for Medical Education, 1964
Box 109, Folder 7National Fund for Medical Education, 1965-1967
Box 109, Folder 8National Fund for Medical Education, 1966
Box 109, Folder 9National Sponsors Committee, 1965
Committee related to health research and private charity.

Box 110, Folder 1Western New York Atomic Development Committee, 1963
Box 110, Folder 2New York State Manpower Advisory Committee, 1963
Box 110, Folder 3New Yorker Club, 1971-1972
Integrated club open to black businesspersons.

Box 110, Folder 4-5Western New York Regional Export Expansion Council, 1962-1963
Box 110, Folder 6Western New York Regional Export Expansion Council, 1964-1965
Box 110, Folder 7Pine Tree Golf Club, 1969-1972
Box 110, Folder 8President's Council of CalTech, 1968
Box 110, Folder 9The President's Committee on Health Education, report, 1971
Box 111, Folder 1-4The President's Committee on Health Education, 1971
Fifteen-member panel appointed by President Richard Nixon and chaired by Wilson.

Box 111, Folder 5The President's Committee on Health Education, Xerox, 1971
Box 111, Folder 6The President's Committee on Health Education, clippings, 1971
Box 111, Folder 7The President's Committee on Health Education, inquiries, 1971-1972
Box 111, Folder 8Radio Free Europe, 1968
Committee in support of Radio Free Europe, a pro-Western Democracy radio station that broadcast through Eastern Europe during the decades of the Cold War.

Box 111, Folder 9Rochester Association of United Nations, 1964
Box 111, Folder 10Rochester Bureau of Municipal Research, 1969
Box 112, Folder 1Rochester Center for Governmental and Community Research, 1970-1971
Box 112, Folder 2Rochester Chamber of Commerce, 1964
Box 112, Folder 3-4Rochester Chamber of Commerce, 1967-1968
Box 113, Folder 1-2Rochester Chamber of Commerce, 1969
Box 113, Folder 3The Rochester Club, 1970-1971
Box 113, Folder 4Rochester Gas and Electric, 1963
Box 113, Folder 5Rochester Gas and Electric, 1966
Box 113, Folder 6Rochester Gas and Electric, 1967
Box 113, Folder 7Rochester Gas and Electric, 1968
Box 113, Folder 8Rochester Gas and Electric, 1969
Box 113, Folder 9Rochester Gas and Electric, 1970-1971
Box 113, Folder 10Rochester Gas and Electric, questionnaires, 1964-1970
Box 113, Folder 11Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, 1964
Includes Wilson's award acceptance speech, "Business Responsibility: A Worldwide Challenge," and an article from Rochester Abendpost, a German language newspaper.

Box 113, Folder 12Rochester Saints and Sinners, 1965
Includes comic roast of Wilson.

Box 113, Folder 13Rochester Savings Bank, 1963
Box 114, Folder 1-3Rochester Savings Bank, 1966
Box 114, Folder 4-5Rochester Savings Bank, 1967
Box 114, Folder 6-7Rochester Savings Bank, 1968
Box 114, Folder 8;
Box 115, Folder 1-2
Rochester Savings Bank, 1969
Box 115, Folder 3Rochester Savings Bank, 1970-1971
Box 115, Folder 4Rochester Rotary Club, 1969
Wilson is given an honorary membership for having won the Annual Rotary Award.

Box 115, Folder 5Rochester Telecasters, contact reports, 1962
Includes correspondence with community organization leaders concerning an additional Rochester television station.

Box 115, Folder 6Rochester Telecasters, finance, 1962
Box 116, Folder 1Rochester Telecasters, programming, 1962-1963
Includes discussion of programming content and schedule.

Box 116, Folder 2-5Rochester Telecasters, 1961-1963
Includes legal motions filed with Federal Communications Commission.

Box 116, Folder 6;
Box 117, Folder 1
Rochester Telecasters, Federal Communications Commission application for television permit, 1962
Box 117, Folder 2-3Rochester Telecasters, applications, 1961
Box 117, Folder 4-6Rochester Telecasters, 1964-1965
Box 117, Folder 7Rochester Telecasters, 1966-1967
Box 117, Folder 8Rochester Telecasters, 1968-1970
Box 118, Folder 1Rotary Club of Houston, 1964-1965
Wilson gave speech on corporate philosophy on June 17, 1965.

Box 118, Folder 2Royal College of Surgeons of England, 1967-1970
Box 118, Folder 3-4Alfred Sloan Foundation, correspondence, 1966
Box 118, Folder 5-7Alfred Sloan Foundation, minutes, 1966
Box 118, Folder 8;
Box 119, Folder 1
Alfred Sloan Foundation, correspondence, 1967
Box 119, Folder 2-4Alfred Sloan Foundation, minutes, 1967
Box 119, Folder 5Alfred Sloan Foundation, correspondence, 1968
Box 119, Folder 6-7;
Box 120, Folder 1-2
Alfred Sloan Foundation, minutes, 1968
Box 120, Folder 3-4Alfred Sloan Foundation, correspondence, 1969
Box 120, Folder 5-7;
Box 121, Folder 1-2
Alfred Sloan Foundation, minutes, 1969
Box 121, Folder 3Alfred Sloan Foundation, correspondence, 1970
Box 121, Folder 4Alfred Sloan Foundation, correspondence, 1971
Box 121, Folder 5Alfred Sloan Foundation, minutes, 1971
Box 121, Folder 6-7Small Business Investment Company of New York, background, 1959-1963
Box 121, Folder 8;
Box 122, Folder 1
Small Business Investment Company of New York, correspondence, 1961-1962
Box 122, Folder 2Small Business Investment Company of New York, certificates and registrations, 1961
Box 122, Folder 3Small Business Investment Company of New York, background, 1961-1962
Box 122, Folder 4Small Business Investment Company of New York, reports, 1962
Includes background information on various businesses being considered for investment.

Box 122, Folder 5Small Business Investment Company of New York, outside reports, 1962
Box 123, Folder 1-2Small Business Investment Company of New York, background, 1962
Box 123, Folder 3Small Business Investment Company of New York, reports, 1962-1963
Box 123, Folder 4-5Small Business Investment Company of New York, correspondence, 1962-1963
Box 123, Folder 6Small Business Investment Company of New York, reports, 1963
Box 123, Folder 7Small Business Investment Company of New York, background, 1964
Box 123, Folder 8Small Business Investment Company of New York, annual and shareholders reports, 1962-1964
Box 124, Folder 1-2Small Business Investment Company of New York, January-June 1965
Box 124, Folder 3-4Small Business Investment Company of New York, July-December 1965
Box 124, Folder 5-6Small Business Investment Company of New York, June-December 1965
Box 124, Folder 7-8Small Business Investment Company of New York, correspondence, 1966
Includes Wilson's resignation from board of directors.

Box 125, Folder 1-3Small Business Investment Company of New York, agenda and minutes, 1966
Box 125, Folder 4Strong Museum, copy of will of Margaret Woodbury Strong, 1969
Includes copy of certification for Strong Museum.

Box 126, Folder 1Strong Museum, 1970-1971
Box 126, Folder 2-4Superba Cravats, minutes and reports, 1955-1957
Box 126, Folder 5Superba Cravats, 1962
Box 126, Folder 6Superba Cravats, minutes and reports, 1964
Box 126, Folder 7Superba Cravats, 1965-1966
Box 126, Folder 8United Community Campaigns of America, 1965
Box 127, Folder 1-2United Nations Association, January-June 1966
Box 127, Folder 3-4United Nations Association, July-September 1966
Box 127, Folder 5-6United Nations Association, October-December 1966
Box 127, Folder 7-8United Nations Association, minutes, 1966
Box 128, Folder 1-4United Nations Association, 1967
Box 128, Folder 5-6United Nations Association, 1968
Box 128, Folder 7;
Box 129, Folder 1-2
United Nations Association, panel, 1968
Box 129, Folder 3-7United Nations Association, 1969
Box 129, Folder 8;
Box 130, Folder 1-3
United Nations Association, 1970-1971
Box 130, Folder 4United Nations Association, 1971
Box 130, Folder 5United Negro College Fund, 1963
Box 130, Folder 6-7United Negro College Fund, 1964
Box 130, Folder 8United Negro College Fund, 1967
Box 130, Folder 9United Negro College Fund, 1969-1970
Box 130, Folder 10;
Box 131, Folder 1
Urban America, correspondence, 1968
Box 131, Folder 2-5Urban America, background, 1968
Box 131, Folder 6-8;
Box 132, Folder 1
Urban America, correspondence, 1969
Box 132, Folder 2-5Urban America, background, 1969
Box 132, Folder 6Urban America, 1969-1970
Box 132, Folder 7New York State Urban Development Corporation, 1968
Box 132, Folder 8New York State Urban Development Corporation, 1970
Box 132, Folder 9New York State Urban Development Corporation, 1971
Box 132, Folder 10Xerox Management Association, 1970-1971
Box 132, Folder 11;
Box 133, Folder 1
Board member acceptances and resignations, 1966-1970
Box 133, Folder 2Other memberships, 1964
Box 133, Folder 3Other memberships, 1965-1966
Box 133, Folder 4Other memberships, 1967
Box 134, Folder 1-3Other memberships, 1968
Box 134, Folder 4Other memberships, 1970
Box 134, Folder 5Other memberships, 1971
Box 134, Folder 6-7Membership refusals, 1967
Box 134, Folder 8;
Box 135, Folder 1
Membership refusals, 1968
Box 135, Folder 2-3Membership refusals, 1970
Box 135, Folder 4Membership refusals, 1971
Community interest, 1962-1971
This subseries contains correspondence with business and community leaders as well as newspaper clippings that Wilson filed and saved. Many of the newspaper clippings relate to Rochester's racial tensions during the civil rights era, especially articles related to the July 1964 riots. Wilson also collected material related to Xerox's efforts regarding minority hiring and training practices. One such endeavor was a contract to produce transformers and metal stampings through FIGHTON, a manufacturing business created by Rochester civil rights group FIGHT to employ minority workers. This subseries reflects Wilson's efforts to stay aware of community developments in both the city of Rochester and its surrounding towns. Extent is 2.29 linear feet (6 boxes).
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by topic.

Box 135, Folder 5Advertising, TV policy, 1964
Includes discussion of various Xerox television endeavors including educational programming and political advertisements.

Box 135, Folder 6Boy Scouts, 1967-1968
Includes materials about Boy Scouts's Explorer Program, which was aimed at 14-16 year old boys.

Box 135, Folder 7-8;
Box 136, Folder 1
FIGHT, 1967-1971
Includes press clippings and reports related to developments in the FIGHT organization.

Box 136, Folder 2-4FIGHTON Inc., 1968-1971
Manufacturing business created by FIGHT to employ minority workers; contracted with Xerox to produce transformers and metal stampings.

Box 136, Folder 5Miscellaneous, 1964
Box 136, Folder 6-7Miscellaneous, 1968
Box 136, Folder 8Miscellaneous, 1969
Box 137, Folder 1-3Miscellaneous, 1970
Includes material from Committee on School Mental Health Services.

Box 137, Folder 4-5Miscellaneous, 1971
Box 137, Folder 6Pollution control, 1970
Includes study of pollution created by Xerox Corporation.

Box 137, Folder 7Programs, 1969
Xerox's participation in various community enrichment programs.

Box 137, Folder 8Project Insights, 1964
Educational program emphasizing technical training.

Box 137, Folder 9;
Box 138, Folder 1
Project UNIQUE (United Now for Integrated Quality Urban-Suburban Education), 1967-1970
Includes discussion about World of Inquiry School.

Box 138, Folder 2Race relations, June-August 1964
Includes draft of Xerox Civil Rights Program.

Box 138, Folder 3-4Race relations, September-December 1964
Includes newspaper clippings related to July 1964 riots, discussion of Xerox Civil Rights Program, National Merit Scholarship for Negroes, and black employment statistics.

Box 138, Folder 5-6Rochester, City of, 1968-1971
Topics include urban renewal, policing, and race relations.

Box 138, Folder 7Rochester Inner City Economic Development Corporation, 1967-1968
Topics include job training and small-business growth.

Box 139, Folder 1-3Rochester Jobs, Inc., correspondence, 1967-1971
Organization that helped coordinate job training and placement efforts for local community organizations such as FIGHT.

Box 139, Folder 4Rochester Jobs, Inc., minutes, 1967-1970
Box 139, Folder 5-7Rochester school problems, 1966-1969
Includes correspondence among local businessmen regarding potential industry-related solutions to problems in Rochester's inner city schools.

Box 140, Folder 1-2Schools, 1970
Box 140, Folder 3Urban League, 1970
Wilson was on Urban League's board of directors during a brief period of leadership dispute.

Box 140, Folder 4Webster, Town of, 1963-1964
Box 140, Folder 5Wilson Memorial Playground, 1964-1965
Speeches, articles, and speech material, 1952-1971
Speech materials, 1960-1971
This subseries consists of clippings on various topics that Wilson collected as background material and inspiration for speeches and includes articles from newspapers, magazines, and business journals; conference speeches and addresses; and reports and studies. Topics include social and technological change, social responsibility of business, education, urbanization, local and national affairs, and classical and literary quotations. The speech materials offer a sense of what Wilson was reading to stay informed of developments in business and the broader world. Attached to some items are brief pieces of correspondence that often reveal his views on the included matter. Wilson extolled the benefits of the humanities to business and indexed the many quotations he used in his speeches. Much of the subseries relates to Rochester, including a portion devoted to newspaper articles pertaining to the city's July 1964 riots. Also includes a Gallup poll in which Wilson participated reveals his stance on several issues of the time including, for example, his response that overpopulation was the world's most urgent crisis. Extent is 2.5 linear feet (7 boxes).
This subseries is arranged alphabetically by topic.

Box 141, Folder 1Speech filing cards, 1960-1971
Box 141, Folder 2Quotation cards, 1960-1971
Box 142, Folder 1Biographies, 1966
Includes clipping of James Dickey, "Robert Frost, Man and Myth," The Atlantic, November 1966, review of Frost biography that dispelled notions of the poet as generous or personable.

Box 142, Folder 2Business ethics, 1965
Includes pamphlet from then-defunct Business Ethics Advisory Council of U.S. Department of Commerce.

Box 142, Folder 3Business support of arts, 1968
Includes clippings of editorials related to role of arts in America's capitalist, democratic system.

Box 142, Folder 4-6Change, orientations and values, 1958-1971
Topics include technology and environment/pollution, technology and meaning/purpose of life, and cultural criticism (George Steiner). Also includes results of Gallup Poll that Wilson answered.

Box 142, Folder 7Change, problems, 1970
Includes materials concerning societal and governmental problems brought about by the expansion of the global capitalist system.

Box 142, Folder 8Change, socioeconomics, 1968-1971
Flat Box 8, Folder 1Change, technology, 1966-1969
Includes various topics pertaining to changes in office technology, creativity, invention, and patents.

Box 143, Folder 2City of Rochester, 1965-1969
Includes pamphlets and clippings related to local history.

Box 143, Folder 3Local government and politics, 1968
Includes Rochester city historian article from 1947 and article about George Wallace from 1968.

Box 143, Folder 4Communications, information systems, and computers, 1966-1969
Box 143, Folder 5Copyright, 1966
Includes James Cass, "Education and the Copyright Law," Saturday Review, May 21, 1966.

Box 143, Folder 6Corporate executives, 1966-1970
Includes materials concerning changing role of management in business.

Box 143, Folder 7Corporate image, 1966-1969
Includes materials concerning public relations.

Box 143, Folder 8Corporate planning, 1965-1969
Topics include long-range research and development, long-term goals and strategies.

Box 143, Folder 9-10Corporate responsibility, 1966-1971
Includes materials concerning social obligations of corporations.

Box 143, Folder 11Creativity, 1965-1967
Includes materials concerning importance of creativity in workplace for innovation and growth.

Box 144, Folder 1-2Economics and business growth, 1966-1971
Includes materials concerning inflation and housing development.

Box 144, Folder 3Education, administration and organization, 1967
Includes "The University in America" by the Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions.

Box 144, Folder 4Education, business, 1966-1969
Box 144, Folder 5Education, corporate support, 1965-1966
Includes materials concerning a growing worry in the business world that government will regulate or mandate business contributions if the industry does not take it upon itself.

Box 144, Folder 6Education, financing, 1968
Includes materials concerning higher education operating on budget deficits.

Box 144, Folder 7Education, humanities, 1966-1969
Includes materials concerning importance of education to society and importance of allocating funds from both government and business.

Box 144, Folder 8Education, importance and aims, 1962-1967
Includes materials concerning public vs. private secondary education and government funding.

Box 144, Folder 9Education, markets, 1966
Includes memo concerning role of businesses in educational markets, March 7, 1966.

Box 144, Folder 10Education, pedagogy and curriculum, 1966-1967
Topics include computer-assisted instruction, academic cheating, faculty and student relationships.

Box 144, Folder 11-12Education, student dialogue, 1967-1969
Topics include student views of business, disinterest in business among college students, and attracting or recruiting talent.

Box 144, Folder 13Education, student rebellion, 1969
Includes discussions of student radicalism and also Edward Shils, "Plenitude and Scarcity," Encounter, May 1969.

Box 145, Folder 1Education, student protests, 1968-1971
Includes materials concerning role of university in academic freedom and the so-called "Great Campus Craze."

Box 145, Folder 2Growth, 1960-1966
Includes materials concerning importance of research and corporate planning.

Box 145, Folder 3Healthcare, undated
Includes draft of health care speech.

Box 145, Folder 4Humor, 1940-1970
Includes various jokes or humorous stories clipped by or sent to Wilson.

Box 145, Folder 5National affairs, China policy, 1968-1971
Includes clippings related to U.S.-China relations.

Box 145, Folder 6National affairs, foreign aid, 1966
Includes clipping of New Yorker article featuring Americans working abroad.

Box 145, Folder 7National affairs, general, 1968-1969
Topics include Soviet relations, foreign investment, and foreign social-welfare systems.

Box 145, Folder 8National affairs, Vietnam, 1968-1971
Includes Rostow, Walt W., "Vietnam, Was It Worth It?" Look, September 21, 1971 and The Economist, April 6, 1968.

Box 145, Folder 9-10National affairs, general, 1967-1971
Topics include leadership, defense, inflation, space exploration, missile defense systems, Vietnam, urbanization, and political polarization.

Box 145, Folder 11National Industrial Conference Board report, 1968
Report makes predictions about various aspects of U.S. culture and industry.

Box 146, Folder 1Quotations, 1954-1968
Includes clippings of classical and literary quotes.

Box 146, Folder 2Russian space, 1965
Includes materials concerning Soviet exploration of Mars.

Box 146, Folder 3Research and technology, 1966-1968
Box 146, Folder 4Urban problems, business involvement, 1968-1969
Topics include disabled employees, black employment, unemployment, and social responsibility of business.

Box 146, Folder 5-6Urban problems, cities, 1968
Includes materials concerning black employment and social responsibility of business.

Box 146, Folder 7Urban problems, education, 1969
Includes materials concerning public schools and race and a 1968 Pittsburgh School Board study.

Box 146, Folder 8Urban problems, housing, 1968
Topics include banking, financing, and urban housing.

Box 146, Folder 9Urban problems, minority group, 1968
Includes Rabbi Herbert Bronstein, "A Tribute to Martin Luther King, Jr.," April 5, 1968.

Box 146, Folder 10Urban problems, poverty program, 1966
Box 146, Folder 11Urban problems, rioting, 1968-1969
Includes materials concerning violence and civil rights leadership after King assassination.

Box 146, Folder 12Xerox research and engineering, 1964
Includes research expenditures and reports.

Speeches and articles, 1952-1971
This subseries consists of speeches and articles given and written by Wilson. Topics include the increasing pace of technological change, importance of planning and growth, role of creativity in business, and social responsibility of business. Wilson often limited the copying and redistribution of his speeches so he could reuse them for occasions requiring similar topics. Attached pieces of correspondence reveal some speeches were prepared with assistance from colleagues, whether outlined, drafted, or revised. By the late-1960s, Wilson's speeches feature many excerpts or quotations from previous addresses, both to save time and effort as well as to reinforce themes he found important. The subseries ends with published articles by or about Wilson as well as large-font reading copies of his speeches. Extent is 2.92 linear feet (8 boxes).
This subseries is arranged chronologically by date of speech given or article published.

Box 146, Folder 13Inaugural address, Rochester Chamber of Commerce, January 28, 1952
Speech related to social and community responsibilities of business.

Box 147, Folder 1Copyrama opening, January 6, 1959
Speech related to importance of research and technological breakthroughs.

Box 147, Folder 2"A Profile of Haloid Xerox, Inc.," Philadelphia Securities Association, April 14, 1959
Speech missing except for last page; surviving excerpt is nearly identical to Copyrama speech from January of that same year.

Box 147, Folder 3"Shooting the Stars," Lincoln Rochester Trust, Brainduster's Conference, September 1960
Speech related to growth and planning.

Box 147, Folder 4"Xerox-After 1966?," New York Society of Security Analysts, December 4, 1961
Summary of Xerox's growth between 1956 and 1966.

Box 147, Folder 5-6Miscellaneous speeches, 1961-1966
List enclosed; includes UR Senate Dinner, February 1966; "Role of Trustees," February 5, 1965; Par Club Trip, February 1965; Exempt Group, November 24, 1964; "Does Technology Change Society?," Boston University, June 1964; Dominick and Dominick, January 10, 1962; "Xerox After 1966," New York Society of Security Analysts, December 4, 1961. Last speech describes difficulties of shift at Haloid from photographic paper to xerography, decline in business for photographic paper (lost clients, cheaper products from competition).

Box 147, Folder 7"The Trustee: Master or Servant?," Address to President's Institute, Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, June 27, 1962
Discusses role of trustees, briefly summarizes history of University of Rochester's Board of Trustees.

Box 147, Folder 8"Beauty in Management," The Atlanta Economic Review, June 1963
Article also published in Rochester Review, November 1958.

Box 147, Folder 9United Nations luncheon, April 7, 1964
Xerox support of United Nations, importance of social responsibility of business.

Box 148, Folder 1"Leadership Needs Science and Beauty," Le Moyne College commencement, May 31, 1964
Based on "Beauty in Management" article.

Box 148, Folder 2"Does Technology Change Society?," Brown University Graduate School of Savings Banking, June 19, 1964
Box 148, Folder 3Financial World, Oscar-of-Industry acceptance speech, October 27, 1964
Social responsibility of business.

Box 148, Folder 4"Business Responsibility: The Worldwide Challenge," The Conference Group of US National Organizations on the United Nations, October 1964
Social responsibility of American business abroad.

Box 148, Folder 5"Business Responsibility: The Worldwide Challenge," Rochester Museum of Arts and Sciences, November 11, 1964
Box 148, Folder 6"Role of the Visual Communications Industry," Visual Communications Congress, December 5, 1964
Box 148, Folder 7Visual Communications Congress, background, 1964
Materials for Visual Communications Congress speech.

Box 148, Folder 8"What Makes Growth," Association for Corporate Growth, December 16, 1964
Box 148, Folder 9Commencement address, St. John Fisher College, June 6, 1965
Box 148, Folder 10"The Conscience of Business," Westminster College, November 16, 1965
History of business's relationship to society and importance of social responsibility for contemporary business world.

Box 148, Folder 11"The Progress and Paths of Xerox," New York Society of Security Analysts, January 27, 1966
Wilson prepared a list of possible questions from analysts.

Box 148, Folder 12"Tomorrow's Entrepreneur: A New Kind of Leader," Purdue University, February 9, 1966
Leadership in business and management as profession.

Box 148, Folder 13"The Corporate Obligation to Society," Columbus Rotary Club, April 25, 1966
History of society's attitudes toward business; includes note to Dave Curtin about Bill Best, who was helping write and edit the speech.

Box 149, Folder 1"Business Responsibility: A Perplexing Question," New York Bond Club, April 27, 1966
Based on Columbus Rotary Club speech.

Box 149, Folder 2"Overall Corporate Planning: Definitions, Philosophy, Organization, Implementation and Control," Minneapolis President's Conference, Minneapolis Chamber of Commerce, May 18, 1966
How to reduce risk while planning in the accelerated change of contemporary business; also includes "Business Cycle—Anti-Recession Measures," undated.

Box 149, Folder 3"Is Technology Changing Society?," commencement address, Ohio State University, June 14, 1966
Adapted from 1964 Brown University speech.

Box 149, Folder 4"The Choice of a College," The Council for the Advancement of Small Colleges, Eleventh Annual Workshop, August 9, 1966
Includes note from Bill Best: "Here are the two brief talks you asked me to develop for the above occasion."

Box 149, Folder 6United Negro College Fund dinner, January 23, 1967
Box 149, Folder 6American Physical Society, May 5, 1967
Importance of interdisciplinary dialogue.

Box 149, Folder 7"Business, Benevolence and Boredom: The World View of Tomorrow's Leadership," First Unitarian Church, Wilmington, Delaware, May 7, 1967
Importance of connecting to youth by communicating business's creative challenges and commitment to social responsibility. Bill Best later helped condense speech into article for 1969 Business World.

Box 149, Folder 8"Change and Enterprise," New York Stock Exchange, May 16, 1967
Folder also includes other speeches from same symposium.

Box 149, Folder 9"The Meaning of Reading," Columbia School, Rochester, June 7, 1967
Wilson urged the reading of literary classics.

Box 149, Folder 10"What Should Business Do About This Problem?," Eastern College Personnel Officers, September 6, 1967
Importance of connecting to youth generation by communicating business's creative challenges and commitment to social responsibility.

Box 149, Folder 11"Overall Corporate Planning: Definitions, Philosophy, Organization, Implementation and Control," First National City Bank, December 19, 1967
Box 149, Folder 12"The Copier/Duplicator Industry in 1968," University of Rochester Forecasting Day, December 1967
Growth of copying industry and competition.

Box 149, Folder 13Introductory remarks, Webster Parent Teacher Association, January 17, 1968
Based on undated, undelivered speech "Enlightened Responsibility: The Bridge to Educational Excellence" and later adapted into article for Dateline, the magazine for the National Association of Manufacturers.

Box 149, Folder 14"Bright New Prospects: Planning For What Sort of World?," United States Steel Corporation annual dinner, January 30, 1968
Box 150, Folder 1Introductory remarks, Xerox Jaycees, February 22, 1968
Based on May 1967 speech to New York Stock Exchange; also includes note from Dave Curtin.

Box 150, Folder 2"Business and Education Need Each Other," Council for Financial Aid to Education, April 11, 1968
Box 150, Folder 3"The New Entrepreneur," Diebold Lecture on Technology and Business, Harvard University Graduate School of Business Administration, April 23, 1968
Synthesizes themes and excerpts from several previous speeches: business and education must support each other so that both can cope with a world of rapid technological change.

Box 150, Folder 4"Planning For What Sort of World?," Sigma Delta Chi, Cocoa Beach, Florida, May 4, 1968
Sigma Delta Chi is a journalism organization.

Box 150, Folder 5Committee for Economic Development, Public Policy Forum, May 8, 1968
Welfare and social services.

Box 150, Folder 6"The Management of Growth," National Industrial Conference Board, May 9, 1968
Press release for the conference highlights some of Wilson's talking points.

Box 150, Folder 7"Business and Labor Responsibility: A Worldwide Challenge," Amalgamated Clothing Workers of America national convention, May 30, 1968
Based on November 11, 1964 speech to Rochester Museum.

Box 150, Folder 8"Is Technology Changing Society?," Monroe Community College, June 9, 1968
Based on 1964 Brown University commencement speech.

Box 150, Folder 9"The Corporate Obligation to Society," Huntington Rotary Club, September 9, 1968
Based on November 16, 1965 speech at Westminster College.

Box 150, Folder 10Graduation address, Huntington Women's Job Corps Center, September 9, 1968
Box 150, Folder 11"Technology and Society: The Search for Common Ground," Western Electric Manufacturer's Association, October 24, 1968
The rapid pace of technological development will change physical and societal infrastructures.

Box 150, Folder 12"Science, Beauty, and Profit," Chatterbox Club, February 5, 1969
Based on May 31, 1964 Le Moyne College commencement address.

Box 150, Folder 13"Is Technology Blind?," City Club, February 8, 1969
Based on October 24, 1968 speech to Western Electric Manufacturer's Association.

Box 150, Folder 14"Management for a Changing Society," Annual Management Conference, March 20, 1969
Box 151, Folder 1-3"Leadership for Change," Dedication of Oxford Center for Management Studies, Oxford University, April 30, 1969
Folder 3 of 3 discusses various outlines and drafts of the speech worked on by Gerry Mulligan.

Box 151, Folder 4"Management and Money: The United Way," Los Angeles United Crusade, September 23, 1969
Wilson cancels the commitment because of his youngest daughter's health issues.

Box 152, Folder 1-2"The Corporation and Public Affairs," Council for Financial Aid to Education, November 6, 1969
Based on February 8, 1969 speech to City Club.

Box 152, Folder 3National Branch Managers' Meeting, December 9, 1969
No copy of speech.

Box 152, Folder 4"Now!," University of Michigan Graduate School of Business, February 20, 1970
Box 152, Folder 5National Microfilm Association, April 30, 1970
Copy of speech included in Articles by or about Joseph C. Wilson (Box 152, folder 10).

Box 152, Folder 6"Business and Society: Facing and Forcing Change," Wilshire Boulevard Temple Forum, Los Angeles, May 3, 1970
Box 152, Folder 7Alumni Achievement Award, Harvard Business School Association, June 5, 1970
Box 152, Folder 8New York State Welfare Conference, November 17, 1971
Box 152, Folder 9"Enlightened Responsibility: The Bridge to Educational Excellence", 1964
No occasion or organization; in note in 1968 Webster PTA speech, Wilson mentions this speech was prepared but never given.

Box 152, Folder 10-11;
Box 153, Folder 1-2
Articles by or about Joseph C. Wilson, 1966-1970
Includes "The Knowledge Explosion—What Does It Mean?," Ave Maria, February 11, 1967; World Communication Conference, July 30, 1971; "The Habit of Unity," National Microfilm Association, April 30, 1970; In-depth article from New Yorker profiling Xerox; "The Conscience of Business," Ave Maria, August 6, 1966; "The Product Nobody Wanted," Nation's Business, February 1969; "The Position of Xerox in Western Europe," Le Monde, 1966.

Box 153, Folder 3-6Speech reading copies, 1958-1971
Correspondence, 1964-1972
This series consists of miscellaneous pieces of correspondence Wilson exchanged with between personal and business associates. In a collection labeled "A-Z," Wilson kept letters to and from business organizations with which he did not have extensive enough relationships to justify a specific folder. This included businesses writing to ask Wilson's opinion or view on a given matter or businesses without an official connection to Xerox. This series also contains pieces of correspondence that concerned personal matters. Within are celebratory and condolatory messages, including ones from Wilson's closest colleagues at Xerox, such as John Dessauer or John Davis. Extent is 1.25 linear feet (3 boxes).
This series is arranged alphabetically by last name of correspondent.

Box 153, Folder 7A-B, 1971
Includes correspondence with Barker, Richard B.; Bejarano, Jose; Best, William; Branch, David R.; Bruninga, Arthur M.

Box 153, Folder 8C, 1971
Includes correspondence with CITY Magazine; Ayers, Thomas (Commonwealth Edison); Condax, Philip L.; Cummings, Barton A.; Bullock, James O. (Creative Film Research).

Box 153, Folder 9D, 1971
Includes correspondence with Day, Carl; Dodd, Mabel; Dessauer, John; Davis, John; Dolby, Kirkmon (Harvard student researching the role of American corporations in foreign affairs).

Box 153, Folder 10;
Box 154, Folder 1
E, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Eisenhart, Richard H.; Noe, Robert M.; Eberstadt, Ferd; Eckstein, Alexander; Adler, Mortimer (Encyclopedia Britannica); Eberly, Donald J.; Ellingson, Marcia; Heiman, Stephen E. (Einstein Associates); Etra, Donald; Eskinazi, Salamon.

Box 154, Folder 2F, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Stone, Jeremy J. (Federation of American Scientists); Fitzhugh, Gilbert W.; Florence, Franklin; Louis, Arthur M. (Fortune magazine).

Box 154, Folder 3G, 1967-1971
Includes correspondence with Stone, Desmond (Gannett Newspapers); Riddell, Raymond L. (General Motors); Glassbrook, Jane S.; Glavin, Betsy; Goodspeed, Edith; Goodspeed, Walter.

Box 154, Folder 4H, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Halpern, Fernando; Gruber, Alan R. (Hickok); Horton, Frank J.; Somers, Anne R. (President's Committee on Health Education); Hinman, George L.; Hutto, Clinton B.

Box 154, Folder 5I-J, 1971
Includes correspondence with Kobayashi, Tony (Japan Broadcasting); Javits, Jacob K.

Box 154, Folder 6K, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Kearns, David T.; Kaplan, Sanford; Karz, Milton; Kraig, Bonnie.

Box 154, Folder 7L, 1970-1971
Includes correspondence with Lavery, Charles; Levene, David; Hoxie, R. Gordon (Library of Presidential Papers).

Box 154, Folder 8M, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Crowley, John S. (McKinsey and Company), Inc.; Matthews, Glenn E.; Moffett, F. Wesley Jr.; Morris, Marvin; Morse, Richard C.; Mott, Stewart R.; Miller, Richard A.; Muskie, Edmund S.

Box 154, Folder 9N, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Neisner, Mel B.; Nelson, Ralph B. Jr.; Noun, Ted P.; Gould, Joseph S. (Nyematic Dictation System).

Box 154, Folder 10P-Q, 1968-1971
Includes correspondence with Pavelka, Robert F.; Post, Walter E.; Perel, Jonathan S.; Perkins, Dexter; Gunther, Lester C. Jr. (Property Research Corporation); Petersmeyer, C. Gregg.

Box 154, Folder 11R, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Raskin, Abe H.; Rock, Arthur; Chandler, Marvin (Rochester Area Council of Churches).

Box 155, Folder 1Rockefeller, Nelson, 1968-1971
Box 155, Folder 2-3S, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Shono, Nobuo; Shumway, Hettie; Samuels, Howard; Dalbey, Thomas H.; Sarkis, Frederick W.; Stralser, Bernard J. (Scientific Development Corporation); Seltzer, Alice Porter; Shankle, Herbert C.; Sheckler, Addison C.; Barnes, Joseph (Simon and Schuster); Congdon, Paul U. and Schaaf, Charles H. (Springfield College); Stern, Arthur; Stock, Mary; Story, Edward C.; Lerner, Allan S. (Superba Cravats).

Box 155, Folder 4-6Saturday Review, 1966-1971
Box 155, Folder 7Sheen, Fulton, 1966-1967
Box 155, Folder 8T, 1971
Includes correspondence with Tribus, Myron; Tofany, Vincent L.; Tepper, Sam; Train, Sally; Elmendorf, Carl E. (Tri-Aid Sciences, Inc.); Troup, Stanley B.

Box 155, Folder 9W, 1971
Includes correspondence with Warren, Frederick and Webster, Robert C.

Box 155, Folder 10X-Z, 1969-1971
Includes correspondence with Nierenberg, Ted D. (Young Presidents Organization) and Shimano, Eido Tai (Zen Studies Society, Inc.).

Personal taxes and expenses, 1934-1974
This series contains three parts: cash books, tax materials, and Comac Builders. Wilson tracked his monthly income and expenses in ledger books for each year 1964-1971. The front of each book consists of a month-by-month summary of income and expense categories as well as cash net lost or gained. The rest of the cash book includes detailed itemizations, for example, the summary page at the front lists the total expenses of his house on Clover Road while the expanded section on the house details its expenses, including cleaning, landscaping, and an allowance for Marie C. Wilson. The cash books demonstrate the complexity of his personal finances, which included memberships in upwards of forty social clubs, several houses, a construction business, and constant management of his stocks and tax position. The bulk of this series relates to Wilson's tax filings 1934-1971. These materials pertain to tax planning as well as forms and returns; Wilson was careful to manage sale of his Xerox stocks in ways that minimized his tax liability as well as any reduction in the share price. There are also materials relating to the Joseph C. and Marie C. Wilson Foundation and assets of Wilson family members who held Xerox stocks. A 1972 affidavit given by Wilson's accountant Faye Brower is useful in understanding Wilson's personal finances, as she gives a view of his fiscal history and philosophy. Finally, the series ends with material relating to Wilson's construction supply company, Comac Builders, which includes various reports on appraisals and insurance. Extent is 3.34 linear feet (10 boxes).
This series is arranged chronologically within its three parts.

Flat Box 8, Object 2Cash book, 1964
Box 155, Folder 11Cash books, 1965-1971
Includes small red book, income journal, 1965-1971; small blue book, Wilson's account at Lincoln Rochester Trust, 1965-1969; and deposits, 1965-1969.

Box 156, Folder 1Cash book, 1965
Tracks income and payments and discusses tax information with Faye Brower.

Box 156, Folder 2Cash book, 1966
Box 156, Folder 3Cash book, 1967
Box 156, Folder 4Cash book, 1968
Box 156, Folder 5Cash book, 1969
Box 156, Folder 6Cash book, 1970
Box 156, Folder 7Cash book, 1971
Box 156, Folder 8Cash book, 1970-1972
Includes correspondence on personal financial matters such as income, taxes, and stock sales.

Box 156, Folder 9Xerox stock holdings, 1950-1972
Includes correspondence regarding stock holdings and May 17, 1972 letter with table showing Wilson's Xerox stock holdings with share prices for each year.

Box 156, Folder 10Affidavit by Faye Brower, 1972
Includes a useful overview of Wilson's finances that summarizes his personal fiscal philosophy and management of trusts for children and grandchildren.

Box 156, Folder 11-12Gift tax information and family assets, 1971-1974
Includes correspondence and tables related to stock holdings of family members.

Box 157, Folder 1-2Wilson Foundation, 1971-1973
Includes correspondence and tables of income and expenses.

Box 157, Folder 3-4Tax and estate information, Dave Fay, 1971-1972
Fay, who handled Wilson's accounts as president of Lincoln Rochester Trust for many years, became co-executor of the latter's estate.

Box 157, Folder 5Tax calculations, quarterly, 1971
Box 158, Folder 1-2Tax information, 1970-1971
Box 158, Folder 3Gift tax information, 1969-1974
Box 158, Folder 4-5Tax information, 1969-1970
Box 158, Folder 6-7Family assets, 1968-1971
Box 158, Folder 8-9Tax planning, 1968-1970
Box 159, Folder 1Tax information, 1968-1969
Box 159, Folder 2-3Tax information, 1967-1968
Box 159, Folder 4Tax information, 1966-1967
Box 159, Folder 5-7Tax information, 1965-1967
Box 159, Folder 8Cash and tax information, 1964-1969
Box 160, Folder 1Tax information, 1964
Box 160, Folder 2-3Tax information, 1963-1964
Box 160, Folder 4Tax audit information, 1962-1966
Box 160, Folder 5Tax information, 1962-1963
Box 160, Folder 6-7Gift tax information, 1961-1972
Box 160, Folder 8-9Securities and Exchange Commission Form 4s, 1961-1971
SEC Form 4s declare stock sales by a company insider. Wilson was conscientious about selling Xerox shares at times that avoided any possible connection to a company decision or large sale that would scare investors or depress share value.

Box 161, Folder 1Tax information, 1961-1962
Box 161, Folder 2Tax information, 1960-1961
Box 161, Folder 3Tax information, 1959-1960
Box 161, Folder 4Tax information, 1958
Box 161, Folder 5State tax information, 1957-1959
Box 161, Folder 6Federal tax information, 1957-1958
Box 161, Folder 7State tax information, 1956
Box 161, Folder 8Federal tax information, 1956-1957
Box 161, Folder 9Tax information, 1953-1955
Box 161, Folder 10-11;
Box 162, Folder 1
Tax information, 1934-1954
Box 162, Folder 2-4Comac Builders, appraisal report, 1963-1969
Box 162, Folder 5Comac Builders, appraisal report, 1968
Box 162, Folder 6Comac Builders, appraisal and verification report, December 31, 1964
Box 162, Folder 7Comac Builders, insurance, 1964
Box 162, Folder 8Comac Builders, insurance and verification report, 1965-1966
Box 162, Folder 9Comac Builders, insurance, 1967
Box 162, Folder 10Comac Builders, insurance and appraisal, 1963
Box 162, Folder 11Comac Builders, general, 1969-1970
Box 163, Folder 1-4Comac Builders, general, 1965-1971
Flat Box 8, Object 3Comac Builders, property ledger, 1971
Honors, awards, biographies, and memorials, 1919-1977
This series includes certificates, awards, and honorary degrees. Wilson received many awards from Rochester area clubs and community organizations. By the late 1960s, Xerox's success earned him several honorary doctorates, including from his alma mater Harvard University in 1967. Also included are resumes and brief biographical statements used in Xerox documents and other print media featuring Wilson. Finally, this series also includes a collection of significant personal memorabilia, ranging from a school notebook to invitations to the White House and posthumous clippings celebrating Wilson's legacy. Extent is 12.65 linear feet (11 boxes).

Box 164, Folder 1File records, 1968-1971
Box 164, Folder 2Mission statement, undated
Box 164, Folder 3Music school notebook, 1919-1920
Box 164, Folder 4-5Classics, 1958-1977
A note from Gloria Chapman reads: "JCW considers this extremely interesting and significant. This copy to 'classics' file." Includes posthumous clippings, White House invitations, and various clippings and pieces of correspondence Wilson deemed to be of personal significance.

Box 164, Folder 6Life Membership, Rochester Society for Quality Control, February 20, 1951
Box 164, Folder 7Who's Who in America, 1962-1966
Box 164, Folder 8-9General biographies of Wilson, 1964-1972
Box 164, Folder 10Official biographies of Wilson, 1966-1971
Box 164, Folder 11;
Box 165, Folder 1-3
Awards and mementos, 1966-1971
Box 165, Folder 4Doctor of Humanics [sic] recommendation, Springfield College, June 11, 1967
Box 165, Folder 5Memorial statements, 1971-1972
Box 165, Folder 6-7Condolences to Marie C. Wilson, 1971-1972
Box 165, Folder 8Improving the Public Welfare System, Building a National Health Care System: In Memory of Joseph C. Wilson, Committee for Economic Development, 1973
Box 166, Folder 1McCurdy and Company memorial, 1971
Box 166, Folder 2Alfred P. Sloan Foundation memorial, 1971
Box 166, Folder 3Board resolution, Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company, April 28, 1971
Box 166, Folder 4Honorary Doctor of Laws, University of Notre Dame, June 7, 1970
Box 166, Folder 5Honorary Doctor of Laws, St. John Fisher College, June 6, 1965
Box 166, Folder 6Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Le Moyne College, May 31, 1964
Box 166, Folder 7Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Boston University, May 28, 1967
Box 166, Folder 8Alumni Achievement Award, Harvard Business School Association, June 5, 1970
Box 166, Folder 9Thank You "Joe," Xerox shareholders, 1967
Flat Box 1, Object 1100,000 Mile Club plaque, United Airlines, 1964
Flat Box 1, Object 2Governor's Club paperweight, undated
Flat Box 2, Object 1Churchill Fellow medal, Westminster College, Fulton, Missouri, undated
Flat Box 2, Object 2Medal, University of Michigan, School of Business Administration, 1970
Flat Box 2, Object 3Three medals, Fundacion Internacional Eloy Alfaro, January 28, 1965
Flat Box 2, Object 4Award for Distinguished Service in Community Leadership, Rochester Museum of Art and Sciences, 1964
Flat Box 4, Object 1Service award, Rochester Rotary Club, 1956
Flat Box 4, Object 2Commendation plaque, Xerox Corporation, March 29, 1968
Flat Box 4, Object 3Toastmasters International Communications and Leadership Award, May 1, 1971
Flat Box 5, Object 1Lester P. Slade Trophy, Real Estate Board of Rochester, October 31, 1972
Flat Box 5, Object 2Memorial plaque, Xerox Corporation, 1971
Flat Box 5, Object 3Award of Honor, Rochester Police Athletic League, 1958
Flat Box 7, Object 1Wilson posthumous press clippings, 1971-1972
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Certificate of Merit, Rochester Junior Chamber of Commerce, June 8, 1957
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Resolucion en Memoria de Joseph C. Wilson, undated
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Rochester Police Bureau Award, Rochester Police Benevolent Assocation, April 15, 1955
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Rochester Police Bureau Award, Rochester Police Benevolent Assocation, April 27, 1957
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Award, International Association of Blue Print and Allied Industries, May 27, 1952
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Commendation, Fundacion Internacional Eloy Alfaro, January 28, 1965
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Citation for Service, Delta Kappa Epsilon, October 16, 1955
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Charter of Incorporation, Armed Forces Communications Association, December 13, 1950
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Par Club life membership, Xerox Corporation, undated
Flat Box 9, Folder 1President's plaque photograph, Community Chest of Rochester and Monroe County Inc., 1969
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Resolution, Superba Cravats, undated
Flat Box 9, Folder 1Doctor of Humanics, Springfield College, June 11, 1967
Flat Box 9, Folder 2Memorial resolution, George Eastman House, January 20, 1972
Flat Box 9, Folder 3Appointment to Business Advisory Council for Urban Development, State of New York, November 19, 1968
Flat Box 9, Folder 4Distinguished Service Award to Joseph R. Wilson, Haloid Company, April 15, 1958
Flat Box 9, Folder 5Award for Business Leadership, University of Michigan Graduate School of Business Administration, 1970
Flat Box 9, Folder 6Photograph of Board of Directors, Massachusetts Mutual, July 28, 1965
Flat Box 9, Folder 7The Rochesterian's Creed, The Rochesterians, undated
Flat Box 9, Folder 8Honorable District Sales Manager, Xerox Corporation, undated
Flat Box 9, Folder 9Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters, Le Moyne College, May 31, 1964
Flat Box 9, Folder 10Civic Award, Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, May 8, 1970
Flat Box 10, Object 1Recognition of Service, First National City Bank, March 16, 1971
Flat Box 10, Object 2Resolution on the Passing of Joseph Chamberlain Wilson, Xerox Corporation, 1971
Flat Box 10, Object 3Honorary Doctor of Laws, Harvard University, 1967
Box 167, Object 1Service award statuette to Joseph R. Wilson, International Association of Blue Print and Allied Industries, June 29,1958
Photographs, 1931-1973
This series consists of photographs of Wilson, his family, and business associates. Included are photographs from family, friends, and life events, for example, at Harvard or at his home on Clover Road for Christmas. Also included are professional photographs taken for press releases and other business purposes. Extent is 4.86 linear feet (4 boxes).

Box 168, Folder 1Battelle Memorial Institute, 1948
Box 168, Folder 2Janet Christine Wilson press photographs, 1971
Includes photos and negatives of Joseph Wilson and Marie Wilson, taken by Janet Christine Wilson for Florida Planning Conference booklet, 1971.

Box 168, Folder 3Ray Ford press photographs, undated
Box 168, Folder 4Chester Carlson, undated
Box 168, Folder 5Visit to Chemplex Company, 1968
October 1968 visit by board of American Can Company to Chemplex Company in Clinton, NY.

Box 168, Folder 6Community Chest fund drive, 1968
Includes photographs of Wilson with division leaders of Community Chest's record-breaking campaign that year.

Box 168, Folder 7Committee for Economic Development policy forum meeting, May 8, 1968
Includes publicity photographs of speakers at Committee for Economic Development policy forum meeting, May 8, 1968.

Box 168, Folder 8Wilson Memorial Playground, 1964-1965
Includes photographs of playground built on Haloid's former manufacturing site on Haloid St. in Rochester.

Box 168, Folder 9Committee for Economic Development Wilson Memorial, 1973
Includes photographs of Marie C. Wilson accepting award, Improving the Public Welfare System, Building a National Health Care System: In Memory of Joseph C. Wilson from Committee for Economic Development, 1973.

Box 168, Folder 10Wilson fiftieth birthday luncheon, December 14, 1959
Box 168, Folder 11Xerox photoalbum, 1956-1971
Box 168, Folder 12Family and business photos, 1934-1971
Includes photos of Joseph Wilson and John Richards, senior year of Harvard Business School, 1931; Wilson family Christmas, December 1954; Joseph Wilson, Marie Wilson, and others, London, June 22, 1967; meeting of President's Committee on Health Education, President Nixon, White House, September 14, 1971; Sol Linowitz and Joseph C. Wilson, 1966; unknown meeting, undated.

Flat Box 3, Folder 1-22Ascot, Berkshire, England races, 1967
Flat Box 3, Folder 23Chester Carlson, undated
Flat Box 6, Object 1Fuji-Xerox photoalbum, October 31, 1968
Flat Box 11, Folder 2Ranger VII photograph, circa 1964


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