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Roy A. Anderson Papers: Finding Aid
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Description
This collection contains the papers of Lockheed chairman Roy A. Anderson (1920-1982), documenting his career and life and the early history of Lockheed Corporation from the early 1900s into the 1990s. The collection is especially rich in photographic prints of early Lockheed aircraft, employees, and customers.
Background
Roy Arnold Anderson (1920-1982) was born on 15 December 1920 in Ripon, California. He was one of six children born to Carl Gustav Anderson and Esther Marie Johnson, Swedish immigrants. Anderson enlisted in the United States Navy during World War II and worked in the Naval Intelligence Division in San Francisco. A certified public accountant, Anderson earned a Bachelor of Arts in Economics in 1947 and Master of Business Administration in 1949 from Stanford University where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He was called back into service during the Korean War and served in the Naval Cost Inspection Service, assigned to Westinghouse Electric as a resident cost inspector, where he also worked following the war as an accounting manager.
Extent
10 boxes.
Restrictions
The Huntington Library does not require that researchers request permission to quote from or publish images of this material, nor does it charge fees for such activities. The responsibility for identifying the copyright holder, if there is one, and obtaining necessary permissions rests with the researcher.
Availability
Open to qualified researchers by prior application through the Reader Services Department. For more information, contact Reader Services.