Kaiser, Edgar F. (Edgar Fosburgh)
University of California
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA 94720-6000
500 cartons, 32 volumes, 9 oversize folders Linear feet: ca. 600
The bulk of the papers were transferred to The Bancroft Library by Kaiser Aluminum and Chemical Corp. and consist primarily of corporate files from Kaiser's tenure as president and chairman of the board of Kaiser Industries Corporation. Also included are records from his earlier career as vice president and general manager of Oregon Shipbuilding Corp. and Kaiser Company, Inc., followed by those from his tenure as president of Kaiser Motors Corp. and general manager of Kaiser-Frazer Corporation's automobile plant at Willow Run, Mich. Also included are personal papers given by Kaiser's family. In Series 4. Automobile Manufacturing, Willow Run and Toledo, 1943-1963, n.d.there is a folder about inventions and patents, 1953-1954. In Series 5. President and Chairman of the Board, the Kaiser Companies, 1952-1981, under General Subject Files, 1952-1981 there is information about inventions and patents from 1955-1957 and 1958-1962.