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Description
The J. Robert Beyster Collection documents the career and business records of Dr. J. Robert Beyster (1924-2014), the founder, former chairman and chief executive officer of Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC), the San Diego based employee-owned research and development firm launched in 1969.
Background
John Robert Beyster (1924-2014) was born in Detroit, Michigan. He graduated from high school in 1942, and immediately enlisted in the U.S. Navy. Following an aptitude assessment, Beyster was selected to continue his education in math and physics at the University of Michigan. After a brief period in the service, Beyster returned to the University of Michigan for his MS and PhD in nuclear physics.
Extent
121 Linear feet (292 archives boxes, 2 cartons, 1 card file box, 4 art bin items, 2 flat boxes, and digital files)
Restrictions
Publication rights are held by the creator of the collection.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE. ALLOW ONE WEEK FOR RETRIEVAL OF MATERIALS.