Chester Carlson Family Papers

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Chester Carlson family papers
Creator: Carlson, Chester Floyd, 1906-1968
Call Number: D.484
Dates: circa 1900-2010
Physical Description: 65 Linear Feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Related Materials
Content List
Series I: Biographical information
Subseries I: Childhood memory box, circa 1900-1913
Subseries II: Scrapbooks, 1940-1971
Subseries III: Biographical information provided by Carlson or family
Subseries IV: Writings and research about Carlson
Series II: Educational information
Series III: Professional papers
Subseries I: Journals and ledgers, 1931-1971
Subseries II: Patent information, 1937-1988
Subseries III: Writings of Chester Carlson, circa 1915-1999
Series IV: Ephemera
Series V: Photographs
Subseries I: Photographs of family life
Series VI: Book and manuscript drafts
Subseries I: W.A. Swanberg book draft, circa 1979-1981
Subseries II: David Owen book draft, circa 2003-2004
Subseries III: Rien van den Brand manuscripts, circa 1994
Series VII: Legal and medical documents, 1903-1998
Series VIII: Xerox-related video recordings, 1982-2004
Series IX: Non-Xerox related video recordings, 1934-2000
Series X: Interviews
Subseries I: Reminiscences of Chester Carlson, circa 1968-1980
Subseries II: Interviews, 1956-1999
Series XI: Articles and publications, 1944-2010
Series XII: Reports and press releases, 1948-1988
Series XIII: Talks and speeches, 1949-2010
Series XIV: Awards and honors, 1948-2004
Series XV: Memorials and dedications
Series XVI: Art
Series XVII: 25th, 30th, and 50th anniversaries of xerography, 1963-1988
Subseries I: 25th, 30th anniversaries
Subseries II: 50th anniversary
Subseries III: Commemorative U.S. postal stamp
Series XVIII: Correspondence
Subseries I: Correspondence, universities, 1957-2007
Subseries II: Correspondence with Roy W. Carlson, 1944-1968
Subseries III: Correspondence, Battelle and The Haloid Company, 1938-2005
Subseries IV: Correspondence by name or topic, 1899-2007
Subseries V: Correspondence by date, 1929-2008
Series XIX: Slides, 1942-1983
Series XX: Equipment
Subseries I: Lab equipment
Subseries II: Camera equipment, circa 1950-1985
Series XXI: Howard H. Bliss correspondence addition
Collection Overview
Title: Chester Carlson family papers
Creator: Carlson, Chester Floyd, 1906-1968
Call Number: D.484
Dates: circa 1900-2010
Physical Description: 65 Linear Feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Chester F. Carlson, inventor of xerography, was born February 8, 1906 in Seattle, Washington as the only child of Olof Carlson and Ellen Hawkins. Throughout the course of his childhood in San Bernardino, California, Carlson experienced hardship and loss; his mother and father both suffered from tuberculosis, his mother succumbing to the illness when her son was just seventeen. His father having been made arthritic by the disease, Carlson took on the responsibility of supporting his family by means of odd jobs and manual labor.

Following his graduation from San Bernardino High School in 1924, Carlson enrolled at Riverside Junior College in Riverside, California, where he studied chemistry from 1925-1928. Then twenty-two, Carlson forthwith entered California Institute of Technology as a junior, completing a Bachelor of Science degree in physics in 1930.

After sending over eighty letters of application and receiving only two replies, Carlson began working as a research engineer with Bell Telephone Laboratories in New York City. Three years later, in the midst of the Great Depression, Carlson was laid off. Then, in 1934, the same year he was married to his first wife, Elsa von Mallon, Carlson began working at P.R. Mallory & Co., Inc., an electronics company, where he worked full-time as a patents attorney whilst attending New York Law School in the evenings. Carlson earned his law degree in 1939 and was accepted to the bar the following year.

In 1937, Carlson submitted two United States Patent Applications pertaining to electrical photography, "Electrophotography" and "Electron Photography" respectively. This patentable improvement in photography would later become known as Xerography. With the assistance of Austrian physicist Otto Kornei, Carlson produced the world's first xerographic image on October 22, 1938 in Astoria, Queens by successfully transferring the phrase "10-22-38" from a glass slide to wax paper.

Carlson spent nearly ten years trying to sell his idea to many companies, without any success, until the Battelle Memorial Institute decided to take a chance on Carlson and his invention. In 1944, Carlson struck a royalties agreement with the private research organization based out of Columbus, Ohio, after demonstrating his invention to Battelle's engineers and scientists. Two years later, The Haloid Company, a small photocopying supply company, in Rochester, New York, obtained commercial rights to the xerography process from Battelle, whilst partnering with them in a joint development agreement. Haloid later changed its name to Haloid Xerox, and then Xerox Corporation, "Xerox" being a term stemming from the Greek words for "dry" and "writing."

Following his divorce from his first wife in 1945, Carlson married Dorris Helen Hudgins in January, 1946. In order to be near the Xerox Corporation in Rochester, New York, he and Dorris settled in the suburb of Pittsford, New York, where they lived their lives in support of spiritual and parapsychological groups. Throughout adulthood, Carlson made philanthropic contributions to humanitarian efforts which promoted world peace. As a supporter of the Civil Rights Movement, Carlson purchased apartment buildings in New York City and Washington, D.C. and made arrangements for them to be racially integrated.

Chester Carlson died of a heart attack on September 19, 1968 at the age of 62. His wife, Dorris, survived him by thirty years, passing away in 1998. Until her death at the age of 94, Dorris continued to contribute to the community and religious organizations, and, with the help of her and Chester's adopted daughter, Catherine Breslin Carlson, spent the remainder of her life upholding the historic legacy of her husband.

Scope and Content
The Chester Carlson Family Papers include a correspondence exchanged between Carlson and his relatives from 1951-1968, as well as letters written to the Duke Parapsychology Laboratory from 1956-1968. Perhaps most significant are the materials related to patents that Carlson developed and his writings about xerography. The collection also includes Carlson's personal journals written from 1931-1968. There are also speeches delivered byween 1954 and 1968. There is a large body of biographical materials created by Carlson as well as others who knew him. Included in the collection as scrapbooks with articles documenting Carlson's life and legacy from 1940-1968. There are also numerous items related to the Xerox Corporation, specifically the 1968 annual report, sales publications from the 1980s, as well as news and articles written about the company.

Subject(s):
Xerography
Correspondence
Diaries
Speeches
Photographs
Carlson, Chester Floyd, 1906-1968
Xerox Corporation
Carlson family
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The Chester Carlson Family Papers were a gift of Catherine Carlson in 2010 and 2011.Access
The Chester Carlson family 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], Chester Carlson family papers, D.484, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of RochesterRelated Materials
Related materials held by the Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation at the University of Rochester also include D.314 the Chester Carlson Photographs Collection . The Chester F. Carlson Papers are held at the New York Public Library.


Administrative Information
Author: Emalee Krulish, Lori Birrell, Danielle Vander Horst
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: 12/14/2014
Content List
Series I: Biographical information
Subseries I: Childhood memory box, circa 1900-1913
All items contained in this box were removed from the "White Memory Box" found in folder 1

Box 1, Folder 1White Memory Box containing baby teeth and ring
Box 1, Folder 2Newspaper birth announcement, 1903
Box 1, Folder 3Sunbrights Mother's baby book (of Chester Carlson), 1906
Box 1, Folder 4Baby photographs, circa 1906
Box 1, Folder 5Hair belonging to Ella Hawkins and Chester Carlson
Box 1, Folder 6Childhood letters to Chester Carlson's mother, 1913
Box 1, Folder 7"Funnies by Thirza," colored drawing, circa 1900
Box 33, Folder 5Chester Carlson childhood correspondence, 1912-1917
Subseries II: Scrapbooks, 1940-1971
Box 5, Folder 1Scrapbook # 1, 1940-October 1948
Box 5, Folder 2Scrapbook # 2, 1948-1950
Box 5, Folder 3Scrapbook # 4, 1950-1956
Box 5, Folder 4Scrapbook # 5, 1958-1959
Box 5, Folder 5-6Scrapbook # 6 ½, 1960-1962
Box 5, Folder 7-8Scrapbook # 7, 1963, 1965, 1968
Box 4, Folder 8Insertions for scrapbooks #1, 2, 4, 5, 6, 7
Box 4, Folder 9-10"New scrapbook", 1968, 1969
Box 4, Folder 11Scrapbooks of Chester F. Carlson, book # 9, 1970-1979
Box 4, Folder 12-13Assorted scrapbook duplicates, 1959-1971
Subseries III: Biographical information provided by Carlson or family
Box 7, Folder 10Chester Carlson résumé
Box 7, Folder 13Chester F. Carlson autobiographical sketch, October 1, 1963
Box 7, Folder 14Dorris H. Carlson biographical and autobiographical information, 1970
Box 7, Folder 17Hawkins family information
Box 7, Folder 18"A saga of the Hawkins family"
Volume 1Scrapbooks mourning the death of Chester Carlson, 1968
Subseries IV: Writings and research about Carlson
Box 7, Folder 1"Biographical info on Chester Carlson from Catherine Carlson"
Box 7, Folder 2Short history of xerography, the Carlson story
Box 7, Folder 3Chester Carlson, inventor of xerography
Box 7, Folder 4Chester Carlson, remembering his early life
Box 7, Folder 5Ideafinder.com, "Inventor Chester Carlson", July 2004
Box 7, Folder 6"Carlson draft" by David Tomlin for New York Law School Law Review, June 8, 2000
Box 7, Folder 7Anonymous biographical sketches of Chester F. Carlson
Box 7, Folder 8"Chet Carlson" paper, June 11, 2003
Box 7, Folder 9Chester Floyd Carlson personal history overview
Box 7, Folder 11Chester F. Carlson biographical data, June 6, 1956
Box 7, Folder 12Chester F. Carlson biographical information
Box 7, Folder 15Chester Floyd Carlson biographical sketch, 1965
Box 7, Folder 16Catherine B. Carlson biographical data, 1980, 1991
Box 7, Folder 19"The inventor of xerography: Chester F. Carlson, a biography by Alfred Dinsdale", 1963
Box 7, Folder 20Copies of "Chester F. Carlson: Inventor of Xerography" published in various languages, January-February, 1963
Box 7, Folder 21Larry Dumond research materials for "Genie in his hall closet" article
Box 7, Folder 22Larry Dumond article submissions, November 17, 19, 22, 1948
Box 7, Folder 23"Biography of Chester F. Carlson, inventor of xerography, transformer of modern communications"
Box 7, Folder 24"Chester F. Carlson: a philanthropist without footprints", November 3, 1997
Box 7, Folder 25"Trailblazers of invention" Teacher's Guide, containing Suggested Instructional Procedures for "Copying Genius" film
Box 7, Folder 26Chester F. Carlson entry in New Encyclopedia Britannica, Vol. 2
Box 7, Folder 27Biography for Memorial Tribute Book
Box 7, Folder 28Prologue, 10-22-38.
Box 7, Folder 29Unidentified book notes
Box 7, Folder 30Special information for reference
Box 7, Folder 31Unidentified writing fragments, undated
Series II: Educational information
Box 4, Folder 1High School diploma, 1924
Box 4, Folder 2Riverside Junior College diploma, 1928
Box 4, Folder 3High School yearbook, "The Tyro", 1924
Box 4, Folder 4Junior College yearbook, "The Tequesquite", 1928
Box 4, Folder 5Commencement program, junior college, June 28, 1928
Box 4, Folder 6California Institute of Technology diploma, 1930
Box 3, Folder 10California Institute of Technology Chemical Physics Laboratory model flipbook
Box 3, Folder 11California Institute of Technology reading list
Box 57, Object 32New York Law School diploma, Degree of Bachelors of Laws, June 7, 1939
Box 57, Object 33License to Practice Law, issued by the Appellate Division of the Supreme Court of the State of New York, December 11, 1940
Box 57, Object 34Riverside City College Distinguished Alumni Award plaque, 1964
Box 57, Object 35Distinguished Alumnus Riverside City College plaque, 1964
Box 57, Object 1Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute diploma, Honorary degree of Doctor of Engineering, June 12, 1964
Series III: Professional papers
Subseries I: Journals and ledgers, 1931-1971
Box 2, Folder 1Gift ledger, 1956-1971
Box 2, Folder 2T.I.P. lectures, July/August 1960
Box 2, Folder 3Electrophotography participating fund, 1947-1963
Box 2, Folder 4Notes-Books-Volume 2, 1931-1955
Box 2, Folder 5Journal 1, 1956-1963
Box 2, Folder 6Journal 2, 1963-1968
Subseries II: Patent information, 1937-1988
Box 13, Folder 1List of U.S. patents issued in the name of Chester Carlson
Box 13, Folder 2Patent correspondence, 1937-1980
Box 13, Folder 3Patent extension correspondence, 1953-1954
Box 13, Folder 4"Process for photography without development," Belgian Patent 389155
Box 13, Folder 5United States Patent Office claims and drawings, "Electron photography", November 19, 1940
Box 13, Folder 6United States Patent Office claims and drawings, "Electric recording and transmission of pictures", March 17, 1942
Box 13, Folder 7United States Patent Office claims and drawings, "Electrophotography", October 6, 1942
Box 13, Folder 8Affidavit for U.S. Letters Patent No. 2,297,691, "Electrophotographic process"
Box 13, Folder 9Outline of proposed test on facsimile transmitter plate, June 28, 1943
Box 13, Folder 10Electrophotography proposal sent to Battelle Memorial Institute, March 31, 1944
Box 13, Folder 11Copy of Letters Patent, No. 2357809, for "Electrophotographic apparatus", September 12, 1944
Box 13, Folder 12Electrophotography publications and patents of related interest
Box 13, Folder 13Haloid applications filed in 1951
Box 13, Folder 14United States Patent Office claims and drawings, "Method of printing and developing solvent images", May 8, 1951
Box 13, Folder 15Outline for discussion of patent situation and licenses, 1952
Box 13, Folder 16Electrostatic image reproduction oath, Power of attorney, and Petition, May 28, 1953
Box 13, Folder 17Xerotyping circuit drawing and photographs, September 11, 1953
Box 13, Folder 18List of patents in Class 95 Subclass 1.9, November 1953
Box 13, Folder 19Assignment of priority rights for patent applications serial number 358446, April 21, 1954
Box 13, Folder 20TESI machine patent application preliminary draft, February 28, 1957
TESI (Transfer Electrostatic Image)

Box 13, Folder 21TESI #1 machine handwritten notes
TESI (Transfer Electrostatic Image)

Box 13, Folder 22Harold Bogdonoff assignment of interest for Electrostatic image reproduction, 1958
Box 13, Folder 23Affidavit under rule 131 for Electrostatic image reproduction, August 26, 1960
Box 13, Folder 24Amendment, Electrostatic printing, June 22, 1962
Box 13, Folder 25Edited copies of Electrostatic printing agreement and amendment
Box 13, Folder 26Responsive to amendment filed June 26, 1962, August 14, 1962
Box 13, Folder 27Legal agreements with Haloid and Batelle Development Corporation, 1944, 1948, 1955, 1956
Box 13, Folder 28Figures and drawings
Box 13, Folder 29Xerographic/xeroprinting plate figures, drawn by Chester Carlson
Box 13, Folder 30Handwritten notes and sketches concerning GE High Voltage Power Supplies
Box 13, Folder 31Patent Law Association of Rochester, "Inventions and patents: the Rochester heritage"
Box 13, Folder 32"Hal Bogdonoff Xerox patents as of October 28, 1988"
Box 13, Folder 33Photocopy of the first patent issued in America, April 2, 1641
Box 14Patents and claims index cards, 1943-1960
Box 15;
Box 16
Patents and claims index cards, circa 1920-1960
This box contains index cards of Chester Carlson's ideas for inventions.

Box 57, Object 3Letters patent for Electrophotographic Apparatus, September 12, 1944
Subseries III: Writings of Chester Carlson, circa 1915-1999
Box 11, Folder 1"Xerography" by Chester F. Carlson (chapter for book: Progress in Photography, 1955-1958)
Box 11, Folder 2"Origins of xeroradiography" by Chester Carlson
Box 11, Folder 3History of xerography development
Box 11, Folder 4"Development of xerography" by C.F. Carlson
Box 11, Folder 5"History of xerography" by Chester F. Carlson
Box 11, Folder 6"History of electrostatic recording" by Chester F. Carlson (chapter 1), 1963
Box 11, Folder 7"Xerography: newcomer to the graphic arts" by Chester F. Carlson
Box 11, Folder 8"Electrophotography: a new photographic process" by Chester F. Carlson
Box 11, Folder 9"The development of Xerox copying" by Chester F. Carlson and J.J. Ermec
Box 11, Folder 10"This and that," published by Chester Carlson as a child
Box 11, Folder 11Amateur Chemist's Press, June 1923
Box 11, Folder 12Chester Carlson project notes to Harold Bogdonoff, 1953-1959
Box 11, Folder 13Photocopies of Chester Carlson notebooks and index cards
Box 11, Folder 14-17Dorris Carlson shorthand notes, relating to Chester Carlson
Box 11, Folder 18Rough drafts of writing and talks left out to condense
Box 11, Folder 19Stationery
Box 11, Folder 20Scientific notes and drawings
Series IV: Ephemera
Box 3, Folder 1-2Address and telephone books
Box 3, Folder 3Burleigh Brooks, Inc. (optics) publications
Box 3, Folder 4Scientific American, August 28, 1845
This item is a facsimile reproduction.

Box 3, Folder 5National Geographic Magazine maps
Box 3, Folder 6Calling cards
Box 3, Folder 7Theosophical Order of Service tracts
Box 3, Folder 8"Instructions for morning meditation" by Swami Nikhilananda, February 11, 1962
Box 3, Folder 13Maps drawn by Chester Carlson, 1954
Box 3, Folder 14Flower City Tavern menu featuring Chester Carlson sandwich
Box 3, Folder 15Chester & Dorris Carlson Charitable Trust bookplate
Box 3, Folder 1610.-22.-2C ASTORIA wax paper fragment
Box 3, Folder 17Xerox 50 Years of Innovation commemorative pin
Box 3, Folder 18Chester Carlson's Xerox badge, 1966
The items contained in this folder are restricted. Please contact Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation staff for access.

Box 3, Folder 19Harold Bogdonoff day book, 1954
Box 3, Folder 20Dorris and Chester Carlson travel information
Box 4, Folder 7Olaf A. Carlson and Ellen J. Hawkins wedding book, 1901
Box 35, Folder 12Greeting cards given to Dorris Carlson
Box 48, Object 1University of Rochester Presidents Society Life Membership bell
Box 62Reel-to-reel audio tape recordings, 1954-1981
The contents of this box include 4 stenorette magnetic recording tapes, 1 box of five reels of Hindi Lesson, Devotional, Meditation, and songs, 21 reel-to-reel audio tapes with political and religious themes, and an orange box containing plastic reels of Dorris Carlson in various gardens.

Box 64, Object 12"The South Prospect of the City of New York", 1761
Series V: Photographs
Subseries I: Photographs of family life
Box 6, Folder 1Early and family life
Box 6, Folder 10Photocopies of photographs of Chester and Dorris Carlson, sent to Rien van den Brand, 1993
Box 6, Folder 11Passport photographs, Chester Carlson, 1963, 1967
Box 6, Folder 12Photocopies of Hawkins family photographs
Box 6, Folder 13Portraits, Chester and Dorris Carlson
Box 6, Folder 14Portraits, Catherine Carlson, 1991
Box 53"Mrs. Chester F. Carlson" photograph album, January 26, 1973
Box 64, Object 6Roy and Chester Carlson sitting photograph
Box 64, Object 7Roy and Chester Carlson standing photograph
Series VI: Book and manuscript drafts
Subseries I: W.A. Swanberg book draft, circa 1979-1981
Box 8, Folder 1-2Swanberg manuscript research materials
Box 8, Folder 3Chester F. Carlson: A Life by W.A. Swanberg, first draft
Box 33, Folder 6-9W.A. Swanberg, Life of Chester Carlson, 1978-1981, 1989
Subseries II: David Owen book draft, circa 2003-2004
Box 9, Folder 1Copies in Seconds: The Improbable Birth of the Xerox Machine by David Owen
Box 9, Folder 2Notes pertaining to book draft
Box 33, Folder 10David Owen, Copies in Seconds, correspondence, 2003-2007
Subseries III: Rien van den Brand manuscripts, circa 1994
Box 10, Folder 1List of what was sent to Rien van den Brand, collated August 30, 1994
Box 10, Folder 2Materials to be given to Rien van den Brand
Box 10, Folder 3Hawkins family history given to Rien van den Brand
Box 10, Folder 4Chester Floyd Carlson (1906-1968), working manuscript ("Xerox copy without notes")
Box 10, Folder 5Chester Floyd Carlson (1906-1968), working manuscript 1
Box 10, Folder 6Chester Floyd Carlson (1906-1968), working manuscript 2
Box 10, Folder 7-8Chester Floyd Carlson (1906-1968), working manuscript 3
Box 10, Folder 9Chester Floyd Carlson (1906-1968), bound manuscript
Series VII: Legal and medical documents, 1903-1998
Box 12, Folder 1Health articles and medical advice
Box 12, Folder 2Dental records, 1967-1968
Box 12, Folder 3Chester Carlson glasses prescriptions, 1961, 1967
Box 12, Folder 4Cemetery deed granted to O.A. and Chester F. Carlson, July 1, 1924
Box 12, Folder 5Deed, Fairchild property, June 9, 1953
Box 12, Folder 6Deed, Fairchild property, November 2, 1954
Box 12, Folder 7Modification of restrictions, Fairchild property, May 24, 1955
Box 12, Folder 8Chester Carlson's instructions in the event of death or incapacitation
Box 12, Folder 9Copy of Last Will and Testament of Chester F. Carlson, September 8, 1967
Box 12, Folder 10List of contents of safety deposit box, June 28, 1966
Box 12, Folder 11Citizens United Security account information, 1963-1966
Box 12, Folder 12Power of Attorney statutory short form, Chester F. Carlson to Charles S. Wilcox, November 6, 1963
Box 12, Folder 13Affidavit for correction of Chester Carlson's birth record, March 28, 1944
Box 12, Folder 14Certificate of birth, Doris Helen Hudgins, November 10, 1903
Box 12, Folder 15Copy of certificate of death, Dorris Hudgins Carlson, January 24, 1998
Box 12, Folder 16Passport application, Chester Carlson, March 3, 1967
Box 12, Folder 17Passports issued to Chester Floyd Carlson, 1956, 1962, 1967
Box 12, Folder 18Income tax correspondence, 1948-1963
Box 12, Folder 19"The Battelle background" and Battelle-Carlson agreements
Box 12, Folder 20-21Electrophotography participating fund agreements, December 15, 1947
Box 12, Folder 22Letter inviting shareholders to Electrophotography participating fund
Box 12, Folder 23W.A. Swanberg author agreement, 1978
The items contained in this folder are restricted. Please contact Department of Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation staff.

Box 12, Folder 24Agreement Between Dorris H. Carlson and The New York Public Library, November 5, 1980
Box 12, Folder 25Center for Imaging Science, Carlson archival donation list
Box 12, Folder 26Xerox stock splits
Box 12, Folder 27Gifts to American Society for Psychical Research by Chester Carlson
Box 12, Folder 28Inventories, 1958-1987
Series VIII: Xerox-related video recordings, 1982-2004
This box contains 10 VHS and 3 Beta video recordings.

Box 17, Object 1"10-22-38 ASTORIA: The Chester Carlson Story"
VHS

Box 17, Object 3"Xerox Corporation 50th anniversary of Xerography"
VHS

Box 17, Object 2"Xerox's president report with Westinghouse Story", February 1989
VHS

Box 17, Object 6"The invention nobody wanted"
VHS

Box 17, Object 4"Xerography 50th anniversary dinner", October 21, 1988
VHS

Box 17, Object 5Old Timer's Series, "Xerox story", March 15, 1988
VHS

Box 17, Object 7"Making waves: a symposium on art & science," Evanston Art Center, October 19, 1988
VHS

Box 17, Object 8"The entrepreneurs: an American adventure" Chester Carlson, Edison, Bell, Morse, Zucker, Sarnoff, Wang
VHS

Box 17, Object 9David Owen, "Copies in seconds," University of Rochester, September 23, 2004
VHS

Box 17, Object 10"Chester Carlson stamp ceremony," Midtown Plaza, October 21, 1988
VHS

Box 17, Object 11Dallas Infomart, "Chester Carlson hall of fame day", February 8, 1988
Beta

Box 17, Object 12WXXI, "Chester Carlson: invention nobody wanted"
Beta

Box 17, Object 13Credits, "The entrepreneurs: an American adventure" Chester Carlson, Edison, Bell, Morse, Zucker, Sarnoff, Wang
Beta

Series IX: Non-Xerox related video recordings, 1934-2000
Includes 5 VHS and 4 Beta video recordings.

Box 18, Object 1"Mrs. Carlson"
VHS

Box 18, Object 2"Daily Show with Jon Stewart"
VHS

Box 18, Object 3"Fingerspelling"
VHS

Box 18, Object 4WXXI, Paranormal Show #101, "Powers of the mind"
VHS

Box 18, Object 5WXXI, "The News Hour – Orthodox Judaism", August 9, 2000
VHS

Box 18, Object 6Demons in the Garden (side 1); Such a Gorgeous Kid Like Me (side 2)
Beta

Box 18, Object 7Padre Padrone, 1977
Beta

Box 18, Object 8Stolen kisses, 1968
Beta

Box 18, Object 9Robert Flaherty's "Man of Aran," and commentary, 1934
Beta

Series X: Interviews
Subseries I: Reminiscences of Chester Carlson, circa 1968-1980
The folder titles of this box were transcribed from their original folders upon accession.

Box 19, Folder 1Reminiscences taped #1
Box 19, Folder 2-3Reminiscences taped #2
Box 19, Folder 4Reminiscences taped #3
Box 19, Folder 5-6Reminiscences of Chester Carlson by Dorris Carlson #4
Box 19, Folder 7Reminiscences of Chester Carlson by Dorris Carlson #5
Box 19, Folder 8Reminiscences of Chester Carlson by Dorris Carlson #6
Box 19, Folder 9Reminiscences of Chester Carlson by Dorris Carlson #7
Subseries II: Interviews, 1956-1999
Box 20, Folder 1Interview at the home of Chester F. Carlson, March 5, 1963
Box 20, Folder 2"Profile of an inventor," transcript of a two-part radio interview, February 24, 1966
Box 20, Folder 3"Memories of Chester F. Carlson," transcript of interview with Chester Carlson by Harold Bogdonoff, December 6, 1972
Box 20, Folder 4Transcript of interview about Chester Carlson between Dorris Carlson and Emelia Cushing, January 23, 1973
Box 20, Folder 5Transcript of interview about Chester Carlson between Dorris Carlson and Jeanne Rindge, April 9, 1977
Box 20, Folder 6"Memories of C.F.C.," transcript of interview between D.C. and C.B.C., February 21, 1978
Box 20, Folder 7Rochester Museum and Science Center interview transcript between Dorris Carlson and Bob Zimmerman, June 26, 1986
Box 20, Folder 8Rochester Museum and Science Center interview transcript between Dorris Carlson and Bob Zimmerman, July 3, 1986
Box 20, Folder 9Rochester Museum and Science Center interview transcripts and correspondence, June 12, 1986
Box 20, Folder 10Mrs. Chester F. Carlson to Mr. Swanberg, January 19, 1979
Box 20, Folder 11Dr. Roy Carlson's conversation with Mrs. Chester F. Carlson, 1969
Box 20, Folder 12"History of xerography," dictated by R.M. Schaffert, March 1956
Box 20, Folder 13Catherine Carlson interview with Ralph Chapin, July 7, 1996
Box 20, Folder 14List of interviews of Mr. Chester F. Carlson other than local interviews, 1964-1968
Box 20, Folder 15"Reminiscences of Mr. Chester Carlson," interview of Larry Dumond by Mary Barnitz, June 2, 1975
Box 20, Folder 16Catherine Carlson interview with Sol Linowitz, May 18, 1999
Box 20, Folder 17"Mrs. Carlson's memories of Mr. Carlson"
Box 20, Folder 18Interview notes, incomplete, undated
Box 49Audio cassettes, 1961-1981
The contents of this box include 38 audio cassettes of interviews amongst Chester Carlson,Dorris Carlson, Ian Stevenson, Harold Bogdonoff, John H.Dessauer, W.A. Swanberg.

Box 50Audio cassettes, 1981-1983
The contents of this box include 34 audio cassettes of interviews and lectures of Dorris Carlson, including and interview with Chris Zimmerman in preparation for a documentary for Channel 21 and a collection of cassettes given to W.A. Swanberg.

Box 51Audio cassettes, 1983-1984
The contents of this box include 34 audio cassettes of Dorris Carlson speaking about Chester Carlson's ethics and values, religious devotionals, and xerography award ceremony recordings.

Box 52Audio cassettes, 1984-1999
The contents of this box include 15 audio cassettes of interviews with Dorris Carlson.

Series XI: Articles and publications, 1944-2010
Box 21, Folder 1Battelle, 1948-1990
Box 21, Folder 2Haloid, 1950-1989
Box 21, Folder 3Rank Xerox, 1988
Box 21, Folder 4Xerox Corporation, 1968-1999
Box 21, Folder 5Xerox, "Xerox 110: a breakthrough in intraoral imaging"
Box 21, Folder 6The Xerox World, 1968, 1971, 1981
Box 21, Folder 7Xerox Museum brochure
Box 21, Folder 8Xerox, Xerox in the News, "Carlson in Hall of Fame", February 29, 1988
Box 21, Folder 9The Document Company, Xerox, In the News, October 25, 1994
Box 21, Folder 10Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science at the Rochester Institute of Technology, 1987-2000
Box 21, Folder 11Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), Center for Imaging Science program information, 1985-1989
Box 21, Folder 12Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), news & events, 1987-1990, 1998-1999
Box 21, Folder 13The Genesee Inter-Com, "Carlson building dedication", July 1975
Box 21, Folder 14Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) Hall of Fame induction program, April 30, 2010
Box 21, Folder 15California Institute of Technology, 1988-1994
Box 21, Folder 16Radio News, "Electrophotography", July 1944
Box 21, Folder 17Management Review, "Carlson's timeless lessons on innovation", February 1989
Box 21, Folder 18Optic & Photonics News, "Chester Carlson: a man to remember", September 2000
Box 21, Folder 19The Lightbulb, May/June, July/August, 1993
Box 21, Folder 20Great Inventions That Changed the World, "Struggling to become an inventor"
Box 22, Folder 1Photography, "Now: pictures in a second", February 1954
Box 22, Folder 2Business, "Xerography: what it can do now - how it may be used in the future", August 1957
Box 22, Folder 3Time, "A new nation in Asia", April 12, 1963
Box 22, Folder 4Chemical and Engineering News, "Chester F. Carlson and the invention of electrostatic copying", July 13, 1964
Box 22, Folder 5The Kiwanis Magazine, "The invention nobody wanted", February 1965
Box 22, Folder 6"The art of xerography," reprinted from Electronics World, July 1965
Box 22, Folder 7International Commerce, "Independent inventors: loners are still full of life", July 19, 1965
Box 22, Folder 8Income Opportunities, "Today's million $$$$ invention", September-October, 1965
Box 22, Folder 9Rochester Museum and Science Center memorial citation, 1968
Box 22, Folder 10"Alpha brainwaves can be controlled", May 26, 1968
Box 22, Folder 11E+S (Engineering and Science Magazine), "A new chemical physics laboratory", June 1968
Box 22, Folder 12True, "Xerography - can a cure be found?", August 1968
Box 22, Folder 13Time, "Milestones," The death of Chester Carlson, September 7, 1968
Box 22, Folder 14Plan and Print, "Gold medallion award winners", October 1968
Box 22, Folder 15Business Week, "A success worth duplicating", November 13, 1971
Box 22, Folder 16American Society for Engineering Education banquet program, June 27, 1973
Box 22, Folder 17Mainliner, "Famous and fascinating firsts", April 1975
Box 22, Folder 18American Way, "Copy machine era", January 1979
Box 22, Folder 19SciQuest, "Inventors hall of fame", May/June, 1981
Box 22, Folder 20American Bar Association Journal, "'10-22-38 Astoria': the Xerox affair", July 1981
Box 22, Folder 21The Atlantic Monthly, "Copies in seconds", February 1986
Box 22, Folder 22American Heritage of Invention and Technology, "Struggling to become an inventor", Winter 1989
Box 22, Folder 23American Heritage, "The power of patents", September/October, 1990
Box 22, Folder 24USAir Magazine, "Copier communiqué", October 1990
Box 22, Folder 25Community Matters, "New fun continues Carlson legacy", Winter 2005-2006
Box 23, Folder 1Xerox advertisements
Box 23, Folder 2Xerox major historical highlights
Box 23, Folder 3"The invention that's closest to our hearts"
Box 23, Folder 4Sales Management, "The Xerox story", September 7, 1962
Box 23, Folder 5The Elegant Solution, "The Xerox story"
Box 23, Folder 6Forbes, "Two men and an idea", September 15, 1962
Box 23, Folder 7Forbes ("Xerox's Joseph C. Wilson") "Xerox Corp.", October 15, 1965
Box 23, Folder 8Newsweek, "Copy machine boom and Xerox xoom", November 8, 1965
Box 23, Folder 9Success Unlimited, "Mr. Xerox", July 1968
Box 23, Folder 10Reproductions Review, Xerox advertisement, October 1968
Box 23, Folder 11Nation's Business, "The product nobody wanted", February 1969
Box 23, Folder 12Xerox Corporation outline of history of Xerography, 1974
Box 23, Folder 13Fortune, "The two faces of Xerox", September 1974
Box 23, Folder 14Inc., "The office of the '80s; Part 2: Copier wars", June 1982
Box 23, Folder 15New York Alive, "Xerox: copy for success", March/April, 1985
Box 23, Folder 16"Rags to riches: evolution of the Xerox copier", March 19, 1986
Box 23, Folder 17Excerpt and review of Xerox: American Samurai, 1987
Box 23, Folder 18Appliance Manufacturer, special section: Xerox 50, 50 years of innovation, November 1988
Box 23, Folder 19Xerox DocuTech Publishing Series, DocuTech Model 135, specifications, May 1992
Box 23, Folder 20Technology Review, "Field work in the tribal office", May/June, 1998
Box 23, Folder 21Nearer to the dust: copyright and the machine, 1967
Box 23, Folder 22Mammoth Book of Fascinating Information, "Copying machines", circa 1980
Box 23, Folder 23Smithsonian, "Making copies", August 2004
Box 23, Folder 24Business Adventures, "Xerox Xerox Xerox Xerox"
Box 23, Folder 25Forbes, Special Anniversary Issue, "85 innovations that changed the way we live", December 23, 2002
Box 23, Folder 26Biographical publications
Box 23, Folder 27Awards and honors articles
Box 24, Folder 1Electrostatic photography/ Xerography
Box 24, Folder 2"The birth of xerography", July 1956
Box 24, Folder 3"Xeroroentgenography" by John W. Beeler, M.D.
Box 24, Folder 4Xerox 914 copier, 1982-2010
Box 24, Folder 5Copy Art, Kunst und Design mit dem Fotokopierer, 1991
Box 24, Folder 6Mourning and remembering Chester F. Carlson, 1968
Box 24, Folder 7Mourning and remembering Dorris Carlson, 1998-1999
Box 24, Folder 8Joseph C. Wilson
Box 24, Folder 9Book reviews, Copies in Seconds by David Owen, August-October, 2004
Box 24, Folder 10Ten thousand years of recorded information, 1987
Folder and poster. This folder contains "The Story of Xerox" publication

Box 24, Folder 11Popular photography, "Will tape replace film?", February 1958
Box 24, Folder 12Invention and innovation, 1958-2004
Box 24, Folder 13Role of the independent inventor: some case studies of selected commercial inventions, May 18, 1965
Box 24, Folder 14Invention and industry in Rochester, 1968-2010
Box 24, Folder 15Caltech news, 1985-1987
Box 24, Folder 16New York Public Library, 1973, 1988, 1990
Box 24, Folder 17Articles pertaining to psychiatry
Box 24, Folder 18Excerpts from unidentified book with dedication to Chester and Dorris Carlson
Box 24, Folder 19Riverside Community College, RCC Reports, Volume 3, Numbers 3&4, 1968
Box 24, Folder 20Rien van den Brand, Publicatie (List of Dutch publications)
Box 24, Folder 21University of Rochester, 1985-2004
Box 24, Folder 22Salem Bulletin, "Salem College dedicates new Science Hall", June 1970
Box 24, Folder 23Monroe Masonic news, "Mrs. Dorris Carlson receives Masonic award", November 1985
Box 56Newspapers and magazines, 1956-1993
Series XII: Reports and press releases, 1948-1988
Box 25, Folder 1Haloid Company, potential market for Xerographic equipment
Box 25, Folder 2Xerox Corporate communications
Box 25, Folder 3Xerography news release, October 22, 1948
Box 25, Folder 4TESI system and machine report, C.F. Carlson and H. Bogdonoff, July 10, 1956
TESI (Transfer Electrostatic Image)

Box 25, Folder 5WXXI TV21, news release, "The Chester Carlson story: a man who changed the way the world communicates", February 2, 1982
Box 25, Folder 6Informart Hall of Fame press releases, February 8, 1988
Box 25, Folder 7Burrelle's News Express press releases, October 1988
Box 25, Folder 8Voice of America news feature, Science Today, "Xerox at 50", October 21, 1988
Box 25, Folder 9Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) news release, October 21, 1988
Box 25, Folder 10WOR Radio broadcast transcript
Box 25, Folder 11New York Public Library, Report on Completion of the Processing of the Papers of Chester F. Carlson, August 1, 1979
Series XIII: Talks and speeches, 1949-2010
Box 26, Folder 1"Xerography talk", April 25, 1949
Box 26, Folder 2Talk for Air Force Advisory Panel, concerning Retigraph Plant, November 9, 1954
Box 26, Folder 3Talk on the history of electrostatic recording and xerography, by C.F. Carlson, November 1, 1963
Box 26, Folder 4Speech at the SPSE (Society of Photographic Scientists and Engineers) annual symposium, October 30, 1964
Box 26, Folder 5"Materials and the inventor," presented by Chester Carlson, April 1966
Box 26, Folder 6Response by Chester F. Carlson to the Horatio Alger Award, 1966
Box 26, Folder 7Talk for conference banquet, International Conference on Electrophotography, September 5, 1968
Box 26, Folder 8Comments made by Chester Carlson at Riverside Junior College
Box 26, Folder 9-10Dorris Carlson's talk at Genesee Hospital dedication, May 4, 1975
Box 26, Folder 1140th anniversary plaque talk by Dorris Carlson at Eastman House, October 23, 1978
Box 26, Folder 12Dorris Carlson, "The beginnings of Chester Carlson's interest in parapsychology"
Box 26, Folder 13Dorris Carlson, Channel 21 talk notes
Box 26, Folder 14Catherine Carlson speech at the opening ceremony of the new Chester Carlson Library for the Sciences and Engineering, October 23, 1987
Box 26, Folder 15Catherine Carlson talk, Desmond Stone's class, November 2, 1987
Box 26, Folder 16Catherine Carlson talk at dinner celebration for the 50th anniversary of Chester Carlson's invention of xerography, October 21, 1988
Box 26, Folder 18Catherine Carlson talk, Copier Hall of Fame induction ceremony, July 18, 1991
Box 26, Folder 19Catherine Carlson talk, Engineering and Science Hall of Fame, October 17, 1991
Box 26, Folder 20Catherine Carlson talk at Chatterbox Club, January 7, 1992
Box 26, Folder 17Catherine Carlson talk at the dedication of the Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), October 28, 1989
Box 27, Folder 1Catherine Carlson talk, Xerox Archive Museum, September 17, 1993
Box 27, Folder 2Catherine Carlson talk, Carlson Center for Imaging Science, Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), October 22, 1998
Box 27, Folder 3Catherine Carlson talk, Junior Achievement, Rochester Business Journal and Strong Museum, October 11, 2001
Box 27, Folder 4Catherine Carlson, "Induction as inventiveness", April 2010
Box 27, Folder 5Remarks at the dedication of the Carlson Library, October 3, 1972
Box 27, Folder 6Address by Joseph C. Wilson given before the Boston Security Analysts Society, December 8, 1958
Box 27, Folder 7Remarks made at the memorial service of Chester Carlson, September 26, 1968
Box 27, Folder 8"The Rochester spirit and xerography", October 12, 1979
Box 27, Folder 9Unidentified and undated speech notes
Series XIV: Awards and honors, 1948-2004
Box 28, Folder 1Programs and invitations, 1948-2004
Box 28, Folder 2Honorary appointments and fellowships, 1963-1968
Box 28, Folder 3Award and membership certificates, 1956, 1966, 1968
Box 28, Folder 4Award plaques, 1964, 1983, 1985
Box 28, Folder 5List of Chester Carlson's awards and honors, 1987
Box 6, Folder 4Celebrations, awards, and honors photographs
Box 28, Folder 6Award nomination information, 1973-1993
Box 29, Folder 3George Washington University "Inventor of the Year Award", 1964-1965
Box 29, Folder 4Horatio Alger Award, 1966-1967
Box 29, Folder 5Inventure Place, National Inventors Hall of Fame, 1974-1992
Box 29, Folder 6National Inventors Hall of Fame programs, 1981-1992
Box 29, Folder 7Inventure Place, National Inventors Hall of Fame correspondence, 1980-1994
Box 29, Folder 8INFOMART Hall of Fame, February 1988
Box 6, Folder 5Roy Carlson, Infomart Hall of Fame photographs
Box 29, Folder 9Engineering and Science Hall of Fame, 1991
Box 29, Folder 10Copier Hall of Fame, 1991-1994
Box 29, Folder 11Award news articles and publications, 1953-1998
Box 29, Folder 12"Chester Carlson Day," Pasadena, California, October 22, 1998
Box 57, Object 8Scroll of honor, World Academy of Art and Science, May 1, 1970
Box 57, Object 11John Scott medal and premium, June 19, 1964
Box 57, Object 12Edward Longstreth medal, October 21, 1953
Box 57, Object 13World Academy of Art and Science resolution of appreciation
Box 57, Object 14American Society of Mechanical Engineers Holley medal, 1968
Box 57, Object 15Société d'Encouragement au Progrès Médaille d'Honneur, March 10, 1968
Box 57, Object 16George Washington University Inventor of the Year award, April 8, 1965
Box 57, Object 17Haloid Company certificate, October 21, 1953
Box 57, Object 18National Chester F. Carlson Recognition Day, 1988 Presidential Proclamation, October 22, 1988
Box 64, Object 8National Chester F. Carlson Recognition Day Joint Resolution photograph, January 25, 1988
Box 57, Object 19State of New York proclamation- Chester Carlson Xerography Week, October 16-22, 1988
Box 57, Object 22Academia Mundi Scientiis et Litteris dedita, December 24, 1965
Honor given to Chester F. Carlson by the World Academy of Sciences and Letters.

Box 57, Object 23Berea College Founders' Club wooden frame and print, 1993
This frame was handmade by students in Berea's Technology and Industrial Arts Department from a 110 year-old white oak tree that was located near James Hall on the Berea College campus until it blew down in a storm in 1992. This print was designed by the College's Publication Department and printed by students at the Berea College Press.

Box 57, Object 24Rochester Patent Law Association honor, May 3, 1965
Folder 11998 NRS Award, 1998
Oversized folder

Box 57, Object 4Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. month proclamation, January 1986
Series XV: Memorials and dedications
Box 58, Object 1Gold brick plaque, given to Mr. and Mrs. Chester F. Carlson for the dedication of the Sarah Bonwell Hudgins Regional Center, November 21, 1965
Box 58, Object 2Carlson Library Memorial plaque, 1972
Box 29, Folder 1University of Rochester, Carlson Library, 1973-1987
Box 64, Object 9New Building for Chester Floyd Carlson Library of Science and Engineering poster, 1987
Box 58, Object 3"Chester F. Carlson: Inventor of Xerography" tri-fold information plaque, circa 1988
Box 58, Object 4Edward Mott Moore Award plaque presented to Dorris H. Carlson, 1983
Box 58, Object 5Annual Distinguished Community Service Award presented to Mrs. Dorris H. Carlson, November 24, 1985
Box 29, Folder 2Columbia University School of Engineering and Applied Science, Centennial Medal, 1964-1965
Box 59, Object 1Reception honoring the establishment of the Dorris H. Carlson Professorship of Orthopaedics, September 21, 1975
Box 59, Object 2Opening of the Computer Studies Building and the New Chester Floyd Carlson Library, October 23, 1987
Box 59, Object 3California Institute of Technology ceremony honoring Chester Carlson, July 21, 1986
Box 60Genesee Hospital Carlson Building dedication photograph album, May 4, 1975
Box 64, Object 3Genesee Hospital Addition, Chester Carlson Wing photographs, 1975
Inscription on back of frame: "Genesee Hospital addition 1975 named for C.F.C."

Box 64, Object 4Genesee Hospital, Carlson Building new entrance photographs, 1975
Inscription on back of frame: "New entrance to Carlson Building at Genesee Hospital, 1975"

Box 6, Folder 6Carlson building dedication photographs, May 4, 1975
Box 54"Genesee Hospital Carlson Garden Outside Tree Dedication" photograph album
Box 54"Meditation Room Genesee Hospital" photograph album
Box 55"RIT" photograph album, The Chester F. Carlson Center for Imaging Science dedication, October 28, 1989
Box 64, Object 5Noyes Building at California Tech photograph album
Inscription on back of frame: "Noyes Building at California Tech (Cal Tech). Built by CFC. Named for famous professor."

Box 6, Folder 9"Carlson's kids," Chester F. Carlson MetroCenter photographs, August 1995
Series XVI: Art
Box 6, Folder 8Dick Lubey artwork of Chester Carlson photographs
Box 57, Object 2Xerox stock cartoon from the New Yorker, January 25, 1964
Box 3, Folder 9Xerox cartoons
Box 57, Object 5Kentucky Colonel commission, June 9, 1966
Box 57, Object 6Watercolor residential painting
Box 57, Object 7Chester Carlson dot portrait
Box 57, Object 9Portrait of an unidentified woman, circa 1900
Box 57, Object 10Chester F. Carlson Bachrach portrait, circa 1940-1960
Box 57, Object 20Portrait of Chester F. Carlson
Box 57, Object 21Portrait of Dorris H. Carlson, 1971
Box 64, Object 11Fifty years of xerography painting, 1988
Box 57, Object 29Ten thousand years of recorded information Xerox poster, Flat
Box 57, Object 30Ten thousand years of recorded information Xerox poster, Rolled
Box 3, Folder 12Ten thousand years of recorded information poster
Box 57, Object 3110-22-38 journal entry poster
Series XVII: 25th, 30th, and 50th anniversaries of xerography, 1963-1988
Subseries I: 25th, 30th anniversaries
Box 30, Folder 125th year of xerography, 1963
Box 30, Folder 2"Thirty years of xerography", 1968
Subseries II: 50th anniversary
Box 30, Folder 350th anniversary planning information, 1987-1988
Box 30, Folder 450th anniversary correspondence: Committee to Honor Chester Carlson, Swedish-American Inventor of Xerography, 1988
Box 30, Folder 550th anniversary correspondence: Dorris Carlson, 1988, 1989
Box 30, Folder 650th anniversary, Catherine Carlson, 1988, 1989
Box 30, Folder 750th anniversary Xerox correspondence, 1988
Box 30, Folder 8National Chester F. Carlson Recognition Day, resolution and correspondence, 1988
Box 30, Folder 950th anniversary thank you letters, 1988
Box 30, Folder 10WXXI, "The invention no one wanted", October 22, 1988
Box 30, Folder 11-1250th anniversary of xerography news articles, 1987-1988
Box 30, Folder 13Commemorative xerography kit, 1988
Box 30, Folder 14"Special awards selections, supplement to 1988 manager's edition"
Box 30, Folder 1550th anniversary commemorative prints and stationery, 1988
Box 31, Folder 13Xero-post commemoratives, 1988
Box 31, Folder 1450th anniversary task force meeting minutes and memos, 1987-1988
Box 31, Folder 15Catherine Carlson talk for 50th anniversary dinner celebration, October 21, 1988
Box 31, Folder 1650th anniversary xerography symposium and dinner, October 21, 1988
Box 31, Folder 17"Symposium on Science, Technology, and Society" in celebration of 50 years of xerography, 1988
Box 57, Object 2550 Years of Xerography commemorative stationery, matted, October 21, 1988
Box 57, Object 26Xerox 50 Years of Innovation poster, 1988
Box 57, Object 27Prototype sketch of 50th Anniversary poster, circa 1988
Box 57, Object 28Xerox innovation poster, Commemorating the 50th Anniversary of the Invention of Xerography, 1988
Box 6150th Anniversary of Xerography photograph album, October 22, 1988
Subseries III: Commemorative U.S. postal stamp
Box 31, Folder 1American inventors stamp information, circa 1988
Box 31, Folder 2Postal Service stamp criteria, circa 1988
Box 31, Folder 3Commemorative stamp form letters, 1988
Box 31, Folder 4-5Commemorative stamp correspondence, 1987-1988
Box 31, Folder 6U.S. Postal Service news release, October 14, 1988
Box 31, Folder 7Official Chester Carlson First Day cover price list, 1988
Box 31, Folder 8Recipients of commemorative album for Chester Carlson stamp
Box 31, Folder 9Chester Carlson stamp issuance ceremony, October 21, 1988
Box 31, Folder 10Photocopies of commemorative stationery, 1988
Box 31, Folder 11Chester Carlson commemorative stamp, October 21, 1988
Box 31, Folder 12Commemorative stamp news article, 1988
Series XVIII: Correspondence
Subseries I: Correspondence, universities, 1957-2007
Box 32, Folder 1-2University of Rochester, 1971-2007
Box 32, Folder 3Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), 1986-1993
Box 32, Folder 4California Institute of Technology, 1966-1993
Box 32, Folder 5University of Virginia, Department of Psychiatry, 1967-1968
Box 32, Folder 6American Society for Psychical Research, 1960-1968
Box 32, Folder 7-11Duke University Parapsychology, 1957-1968
Subseries II: Correspondence with Roy W. Carlson, 1944-1968
Box 34, Folder 1Excerpts from letters between Chester and Roy Carlson, 1944-1965
Box 34, Folder 2-7Chester F. Carlson and Roy W. Carlson, 1941-1968
Box 34, Folder 8Chester F. Carlson and Roy W. Carlson, undated
Subseries III: Correspondence, Battelle and The Haloid Company, 1938-2005
Box 36, Folder 1Otto Kornei, 1938-1964
Box 36, Folder 2-3 Battelle, 1944-2005
Box 36, Folder 4Electrophotography participating fund, 1947-1965
Box 36, Folder 5The Haloid Company, 1948-1963
Box 36, Folder 6-7"CFC VI," Haloid research binder, 1950-1953
The contents of the binder contained in this folder include memorandums and notes from Chester Carlson's time at The Haloid Company.

Box 36, Folder 8-9Rien van den Brand, 1992-1994
Subseries IV: Correspondence by name or topic, 1899-2007
Box 35, Folder 1Howard H. Bliss, 1930-1970
Also see Box 65, Folders 7-11

Box 35, Folder 11Letters sent to Dorris Carlson by Chester Carlson while traveling, 1963-1964
Box 33, Folder 2-3Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions, 1960-1969
Box 35, Folder 7-8Concepts Unlimited, "The entrepreneurs: an American adventure", 1985-1987
Box 35, Folder 2Larry Dumond, 1948-1993
Box 35, Folder 3Ping Ferry and Catherine Carlson, 1994-1995
Box 33, Folder 12Rita M. Hall correspondence and children's book manuscript, 1991, 1993
Box 33, Folder 14Jungian correspondence, Dr. Portia Hamilton, 1963-1964
Box 33, Folder 4Ellen Hawkins correspondence, 1899-1912
Box 35, Folder 5-6Inaccurate magazine and newspaper articles, 1964-1993
Box 33, Folder 11Sol Linowitz, 1986-1999
Box 33, Folder 13Koch T.V. Productions, Inc., 1991-1992
Box 35, Folder 9National Geographic, Inventors and Discoverers: Changing our world, November 3-15, 1989
Box 35, Folder 4New Colombia Encyclopedia, January 22-29, 1981
Box 33, Folder 1New York Public Library, 1973-1997
Box 35, Folder 10Tibet-Sikkim, 1966-1968, 1980
Box 37, Folder 1-4Xerox Corporation, 1961-1978, 1980-1999
Subseries V: Correspondence by date, 1929-2008
The contents of this box are general correspondence. Contained within are Chester Carlson's business correspondence, and letters written to and received by Dorris and Catherine Carlson, including memorial and greeting cards.

Box 38, Folder 11929
Box 38, Folder 21937
Box 38, Folder 31939
Box 38, Folder 41940
Box 38, Folder 51941
Box 38, Folder 61942
Box 38, Folder 71943
Box 38, Folder 81944
Box 38, Folder 91945
Box 38, Folder 101946
Box 38, Folder 111947
Box 38, Folder 121948
Box 38, Folder 131950
Box 38, Folder 141951
Box 38, Folder 151952
Box 38, Folder 161953
Box 38, Folder 171954
Box 38, Folder 181955
Box 38, Folder 191958
Box 38, Folder 201959
Box 38, Folder 211960
Box 38, Folder 221961
Box 38, Folder 231962
Box 38, Folder 241963
Box 38, Folder 251964
Box 39, Folder 11965
Box 39, Folder 21966
Box 39, Folder 31967
Box 39, Folder 4-51968
Box 39, Folder 61969
Box 39, Folder 71970
Box 39, Folder 81971
Box 39, Folder 91972
Box 39, Folder 101973
Box 39, Folder 111974
Box 39, Folder 121975
Box 39, Folder 131978
Box 39, Folder 141979
Box 39, Folder 151980
Box 39, Folder 161981
Box 40, Folder 11982
Box 40, Folder 21983
Box 40, Folder 31984
Box 40, Folder 41986
Box 40, Folder 51987
Box 40, Folder 61988
Box 40, Folder 71989
Box 40, Folder 81990
Box 40, Folder 91991
Box 40, Folder 101992
Box 40, Folder 111994
Box 40, Folder 122000
Box 40, Folder 132001
Box 40, Folder 142003
Box 40, Folder 152004
Box 40, Folder 162008
Box 40, Folder 17Undated correspondence
Series XIX: Slides, 1942-1983
The titles appearing on the folders in this box were transcribed directly from their original housing.

Box 41, Folder 1Various slides removed from Kodak Carousel, 1942-1966
Box 41, Folder 2Woodside and Canandaigua, 1948
Box 41, Folder 3Travels, 1948-1949
Box 41, Folder 4Ceylon, Thailand, Hong Kong, Hawaii, 1964
Box 41, Folder 5Trail and (Ayudhya), March 4-23, 1964
Box 41, Folder 6-7List of slides from India Trip - by reel, 1963-1965
Box 41, Folder 8House furnishings, June 1965
Box 41, Folder 9Berlin and Russia, August 1965
Box 41, Folder 10Guyana, Trinidad I and II, June 1966
Box 41, Folder 11-13Reel 1, 3-4, Europe, 1967
Box 41, Folder 14Pittsford home, 1967
Box 41, Folder 15Taisan Yasuro, June 1971
Box 41, Folder 16Gardens and Missy, September 1973
Box 41, Folder 17Trailblazers of invention, 1974
Box 41, Folder 18Pictures of study and yellow bedroom, 1975
Box 41, Folder 19Greg Fialcowitz, Dorris Carlson, Missy Gertrud, 1975
Box 41, Folder 20"Summer 1975", 1975
Box 41, Folder 21Summer and November, 1976
Box 41, Folder 22Untitled slides, "December, 1976", 1976
Box 41, Folder 23Xerographic artwork, 1983
Box 41, Folder 24Chester Carlson demonstrating electrophotography
Box 41, Folder 25Scenery waterfall
Box 42Slides, 1952-1965
The titles appearing onthe folders in this box were transcribed directly from their original housing.

Series XX: Equipment
Subseries I: Lab equipment
Box 43, Object 1Cloth tape reels, attached to handle
Box 43, Object 2Unattached cloth tape reel (65 HFC Charcoal written on reel)
Box 44Webster-Chicago wire recording albums
Box 45, Object 1Weston Electric Instrument Corporation Model 301, No. 1142268 Milliamperes D.C. gauge in Wooden Haddon Hall box
Cigar Box Milliammeter

Box 47, Object 1100ml Pyrex beaker
Box 47, Object 2250ml Pyrex beaker
Box 47, Object 3Glass alcohol burner
Box 46, Object 1Hardness conversion table for structural alloy steels
Box 46, Object 2Things of Science Xerography kit, circa 1979
Box 46, Object 3Leather navigator's case, U.S. Navy
Contains two graphing compasses

Box 46, Object 4Ruler in leather case, belonging to Chester F. Carlson, 1925
Box 46, Object 5Chester F. Carlson Oriental name plate
Box 46, Object 6Scott, Hawley & Scott ruler
Subseries II: Camera equipment, circa 1950-1985
Box 63, Object 1Kodak Duaflex IV camera
Box 63, Object 2Stereo-Realist attachment for photoflash
Box 63, Object 3Leather neck strap
Box 63, Object 4Polaroid 350 camera
Box 63, Object 5Kodalite Flasholder
Box 63, Object 6Kodak Instant Flash Model B
Box 63, Object 7Busch Stereo viewer
Box 63, Object 8Various wires
Box 63, Object 9Spartus 35 mm. miniature camera
Box 63, Object 10Kodak Carousel stack loader
Box 63, Object 11Weston Direct Reading Exposure meter
Box 63, Object 12Sylvania projector lamp
Box 63, Object 13Kodak Magicube extender
Box 63, Object 14Stereo-Realist filters
Box 63, Object 15Kodak disc 8000 camera manual, 1982
Box 63, Object 16Polacolor print mounts
Box 63, Object 17Laboratory standards ruler, 1953
Box 63, Object 18Polaroid Cold-clip #193
Box 63, Object 19Kodak Ektachrome 160 sound movie film, type A
Box 63, Object 20Kodak Close-up attachment no. 8
Box 63, Object 21Kodak Portrait attachment no. 7a
Box 63, Object 22Kodak Camera neck strap
Box 63, Object 23Kodak Projection Ektanar lens, f/2.8, 4in.
Box 63, Object 24Kodak Projection Zoom Ektanar lens, f:3.4, 4 to 6 in.
Series XXI: Howard H. Bliss correspondence addition
1 inch Linear Feet

Box 65, Folder 1Riverside Junior College Co-op directions, 1931-1932
Box 65, Folder 2Newspaper clippings, 1960-1989
Box 65, Folder 3Magazines articles and ephemera, 1951-1988
Box 65, Folder 4Speech given by Archie Twogood at the dedication of the New Science Hall at Salem College Campus, 1970
Box 65, Folder 5Comments by Chester F. Carlson at Riverside Junior College
Box 65, Folder 6Photographs of Chester and Dorris Carlson, Fairport, NY, September 1949
Box 65, Folder 7-11Bliss/Carlson correspondence, 1946-1971


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