Chester Carlson

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Chester Carlson (1906 – 1968) the inventor of Xerox. Over "the years Carlson provided ten million of the twenty-four million dollars the" Center for the Study of Democratic Institutions "grossed between 1959 and 1978." [1]


  • David Owen, Copies in Seconds: Chester Carlson and the birth of the Xerox machine (New York: Simon & Schuster, 2004).

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  1. Milton Mayer, Robert Maynard Hutchins: A Memoir (Berkeley: University of California Press, 1993), p.483.