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BOX 1-9Personal Correspondence, 1882-1929
Letters sent and received.
Arranged chronologically therein.
BOX 1Letters received
Jan. 1882-Apr. 1906
(6 folders)
BOX 2May 1906-Dec. 1908
(6 folders)
BOX 3Jan. 1909-Mar. 1918
(6 folders)
BOX 4Apr. 1918-May 1920
(6 folders)
BOX 5June 1920-Dec. 1922
(8 folders)
BOX 6Jan. 1923-June 1926
(9 folders)
BOX 7July 1926-Sept. 1929, undated
(9 folders)
BOX 8Letters sent
Jan. 1894-Sept. 1920
(9 folders)
BOX 9Jan. 1921-Nov. 1927
(10 folders)
BOX 10-12Business Correspondence, 1894-1929
Letters sent and received, including a small amount of printed matter.
Arranged chronologically. Correspondence concerning the financial arrangement of the merger of the Tabulating Machine Co. into the Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. is filed separately at the end.
BOX 10Feb. 1894-July 1914
(9 folders)
BOX 11Aug. 1914-Apr. 1929, undated
(11 folders)
BOX 12Correspondence relating to merger, 1911
(4 folders)
BOX 13-20Special Correspondence, 1905-1929
Correspondence relating to Hollerith's farm in Mathews County, Va., dated 1911-1928, and his patents, dated 1905-1923.
The farm correspondence is organized into letters sent and received and arranged chronologically therein. The patent correspondence is arranged by name of correspondent and therein chronologically.
BOX 13Re farm, Mathews Co., Va.
Letters sent
Nov. 1917-June 1921
(9 folders)
BOX 14July 1921-June 1928
(11 folders)
Letters received
BOX 15Oct. 1911-Sept. 1919
(8 folders)
BOX 16Oct. 1919-Sept. 1921
(7 folders)
BOX 17Oct. 1921-Dec. 1924
(9 folders)
BOX 18Jan. 1925-Sept. 1927
(7 folders)
BOX 19Oct. 1927-Nov. 1929, undated
(4 folders)
Re patents
J. Nota McGill, 1905-1915
(3 folders)
BOX 20McGill and Maguire, 1915-1921
(6 folders)
McGill and Maguire; Francis S. Maguire; and Cooper, Kerr, and Dunham, 1922-1927
S. G. Metcalf, 1911-1927
BOX 21-29Miscellany, 1871-1929
Patents by Hollerith and others, printed matter, business papers, blueprints and drawings, one Hollerith machine punch plate, newspaper clippings, and two scrapbooks.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material. The patents are further arranged chronologically.
BOX 21Award, 1905
Blueprints and drawings, 1905-1922, undated
(2 folders)
Business papers, 1880-1927, undated
(4 folders)
Card case and cards, 1910-1928, undated
Hollerith machine punch plate, 1889, 1895
BOX 22Patents
By Hollerith, 1886-1917
(7 folders)
BOX 23By others
Jan. 1911-Apr. 1924
(8 folders)
BOX 24June 1914-Mar. 1915
(6 folders)
BOX 25May 1915-Mar. 1924
(4 folders)
Related material, 1916, undated
BOX 26Printed matter
(7 folders)
BOX 271880-1914, undated
(5 folders)
BOX 281885-1927, undated
(7 folders)
BOX 29Scrapbooks, 1889-1908
(2 folders)
Tabulating machine drawings, undated
BOX 30Addition I, 1913-1929
Correspondence between Hollerith and his son, Herman Hollerith, Jr., concerning family affairs and Hollerith's inventions.
Arranged chronologically.
BOX 30Correspondence between Hollerith and his son, Herman Hollerith, Jr.
Oct. 1913-Nov. 1916
Mar. 1917-Dec. 1918
Feb. 1919-Dec. 1921
Jan. 1922-Dec. 1923
Jan. 1924-Sept. 1929, undated
BOX 31-34Addition II, 1850-1984
Letters among members of the Talcott and Hollerith families arranged chronologically, drafts and printed versions of writings about Hollerith arranged alphabetically by author, and biographical material, a diary, miscellaneous material, and newspaper and magazine clippings arranged alphabetically by type of material.
BOX 31Family correspondence
Talcott family
(10 folders)
BOX 321881-1885
(8 folders)
BOX 331886-1891, undated (with enclosure from 1850)
(5 folders)
Hollerith family, 1906-1963
Writings about Hollerith
By author
Austrian, Geoffrey D., 1964-1984
Blodgett, John H., 1968
Dicksee, Lawrence R., 1916, undated
Greene, C. A. Everard, undated
Hollerith, Virginia, 1945, 1970, undated
(2 folders)
Mark, Mary Louise, 1945-1958, undated
BOX 34Martin, T. C., 1891
Newcomb, H. T., 1912
Rex, Frederick J., 1960-1963
Miscellaneous correspondence, 1930-1973
Bible owned by Flora Ferguson, Hollerith's fiancé, inscribed 5 Feb. 1881
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