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Inventory of the Ed Zschau papers
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  • Collection Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical Note
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Collection Summary

    Title: Ed Zschau papers
    Dates: 1982-1987
    Collection Number: 86046
    Creator: Zschau, Ed, 1940-
    Collection Size: 193 manuscript boxes, 1 oversize box, 3 computer tape reels (81.4 linear feet)
    Repository: Hoover Institution Archives
    Stanford, California 94305-6010
    Abstract: Correspondence, memoranda, press releases, bills, testimony, studies, campaign literature, printed matter, and video tapes, relating to Congressional election campaigns, and various national political issues, particularly export administration of high technology products.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Languages: In English

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Ed Zschau papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1986.

    Accruals

    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    Zschau has an A.B. degree from Princeton University and M.B.A., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees from Stanford University. He was founder and CEO of System Industries from 1968 through 1981. In 1982 Zschau was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives and represented the Silicon Valley area in Congress for two terms, ending in 1986. In 1987 he became a General Partner of Brentwood Associates, a venture capital firm, and in 1988 was elected Chairman and CEO of Censtor Corp., a position held until he became General Manager of the IBM Storage Systems Division from 1993 to 1995. He is currently the chairman of Princeton Power Systems, Inc., StarTek, Inc., co-founder and chairman of Polyera Corporation, and director of WashingtonLive, Inc. and Chisholm, Inc. He currently teaches in the electrical engineering department at Princeton University.
    Source: American Action Forum, http://americanactionforum.org/experts/ed-zschau 

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains correspondence, memoranda, press releases, bills, testimony, studies, campaign literature, printed matter, and video tapes, relating to Congressional election campaigns, and various national political issues, particularly export administration of high technology products.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    United States. Congress. House.
    Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
    United States. Politics and government, 1981-1989.
    Export controls--United States.
    High technology industries--United States.
    California--Politics and government--1951-
    Statesmen--United States.