Inventory of the Ed Zschau papers

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Inventory of the Ed Zschau papers

Hoover Institution Archives

Stanford University

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Hoover Institution Archives Staff
Date Completed:
1988
Encoded by:
Machine-readable finding aid derived from Microsoft Word and MARC record by Jill Golden.
© 2012 Hoover Institution Archives. All rights reserved.

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.
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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.


Box: 1-5

High technology

Box: 6-9

1986 Senatorial campaign

Box: 9

High technology

Box: 10

Mail reports

Box: 11

1986 campaign

Box: 12

Mail reports

Box: 12-16

1986 campaign video tapes

Box: 17

1986 campaign tapes

Box: 17

Computer disks

Box: 18

Poll result printout

Box: 19-21

Correspondence 1986 May 26-July 17

Box: 22-23

Floor statements by Zschau

Box: 24-26

Export administration

Box: 27-30

Correspondence 1986 April 2-May 23

Box: 30-33

Correspondence 1986 January 22-April 3

Box: 34-37

Correspondence 1986 September 23-December 9

Box: 37-40

Correspondence 1986 December 1-1986 January 21

Box: 41-43

Task force hearings 1984 July 31-August 1

Scope and Content Note

Includes 1986 trade bill
Box: 44-46

Bills sponsored and co-sponsored by Zschau

Box: 46-49

Miscellaneous cases and issues

Box: 49-52

Tax policy

Box: 49-52

Research and development

Box: 49-52

Capital gains

Box: 49-52

Cost of capital

Box: 52-54

Environment

Box: 52-54

Agriculture

Box: 55-57

Foreign affairs

Box: 55-57

Defense

Box: 57-60

Budget

Box: 57-60

Miscellaneous high technology

Box: 60-63

Press releases

Box: 60-63

Testimony

Box: 60-63

Articles

Box: 63-65

Foreign affairs

Box: 63-65

Defense

Box: 66-69

High Technology Task Force

Box: 69-72

Closed cases

Box: 72-75

Newsletters

Box: 72-75

Questionnaires

Box: 72-75

Co-signed letters

Box: 75-77

Export administration

Box: 75-77

High technology

Box: 77-81

Press clippings regarding Zschau

Box: 77-81

Form letter replies

Box: 82-84

Correspondence 1986 July 18-September 19

Box: 85-86

Press clippings regarding Zschau

Box: 86-88

Press releases

Box: 86-88

Weekly columns

Box: 86-88

"Dear colleagues" letters

Box: 88-91

Interns

Box: 88-91

Constituents

Box: 88-91

Photographs

Box: 91-96

Foreign affairs

Box: 91-96

Defense

Box: 97-99

Administrative

Box: 97-99

Committees

Box: 97-99

Departmental

Box: 100-102

High technology

Box: 100-102

Export Administration Act

Box: 102-111

Correspondence 1983

Box: 111-114

Cases

Box: 114-116

Correspondence 1983

Box: 117-120

Correspondence 1985 January-February

Box: 120-125

Cases

Box: 125-128

Correspondence 1984 January 1-February 21

Box: 128-131

Correspondence 1985 September 21-October 31

Box: 132-135

1983 legislation, E-F

Box: 135-138

Correspondence 1985 March 1-April 3

Box: 139-142

1983 legislation, A-D

Box: 142-145

1983 legislation, D-E

Box: 145-148

1983 legislation, E

Box: 148-151

Correspondence 1984 February 22-March 31

Box: 152-154

Correspondence 1984 May 10-June 20

Box: 154-157

Correspondence 1984 June 20-July 31

Box: 157-160

Correspondence 1984 August 1-September 19

Box: 160-163

Correspondence 1984 November 1-December 31

Box: 163-166

1983 legislation, H-R

Box: 166-169

1983 legislation, S-Z

Box: 169-172

Correspondence 1985 November 1-December 31

Box: 172-174

Correspondence 1984 September 20-October 31

Box: 175-177

Correspondence 1985 April 4-30

Box: 177-180

1983 legislation, F-L

Box: 180-183

Correspondence 1985 May 1-June 10

Box: 183-186

Correspondence 1984 April 1-May 9

Box: 186-189

Correspondence 1985 June 10-July 31

Box: 189-192

Correspondence 1985 August 1-September 20

Box: 193-194

Clippings regarding Zschau 1983-1984

Location: Tape Cabinet

3 computer tape reels of data from correspondence and other files