1 finding aid(s) found containing the word(s) United States. Patent Office--Fire, 1877.

  1. Herman Hollerith papers, 1850-1982

    11,700 items. 34 containers plus 1 oversize. 13.6 linear feet. -- Manuscript Division, Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.


    Inventor and businessman. Correspondence, diary, financial and business papers, patents by Hollerith and others, blueprints, drawings, a Hollerith machine punch plate, writings about Hollerith by Geoffrey Austrian and others, biographical material, and other papers relating to Hollerith tabulating machines and their use in census taking (1890-1910), operation of Tabulating Machine Company and its merger with two other companies forming Computer-Tabulating-Recording Company (1911), and Hollerith's association with this company and its successor, International Business Machines Corporation.

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