Carey C. Leonard
Papers, 1956-1971


Quantity: 1 box (0.25 cubic ft.)
Access: Open to research
Acquisition: Gift: Barbara Leonard, Glenmont, N.Y., March 2014
Processed By: Manuscripts and Special Collections, August 2014

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Biographical Note:

Carey C. Leonard was born August 39, 1921, in Rock Lake, Pennsylvania, the son of Mathew and Mary Leonard.  During World War II, he served in the U.S. Navy in the Pacific Theatre.  After the war, he was employed at International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation in Endicott, New York.  He was married to Mary E. McLean, and they had nine children.  He died December 14, 2008.

Scope and Content Note:

This is a collection of papers and photographs related to the history of the International Business Machines (IBM) Corporation in Endicott, New York.  Textual materials focus on employee education, training classes, and workshops as well as the career of Carey C. Leonard. The photographs, consisting of prints reproduced from originals held by IBM Archives, include views of buildings, training classes, manufacturing operations, and products and services. 

Box and Folder List:

Box Folder Description
Textual Records
1 1
  1. History and development of International Business Machines Corporation (12 p.)
  2. Inventory of IBM photograph archives (11 p.)
1 2
  1. Outline of General Manufacturing Training Program
  2. Outline for job training
  3. Memorandum for meeting relative job training program, February 6, 1957
1 3 Handwritten notes relative to education and training programs at IBM, ca. 1957
1 4 Examinations – Orientation training
  1. Key Punch – type 24
  2. IBM 082n Sorter
1 5 Papers related to the career of Carey C. Leonard
  1. Bulletins and announcements, 1957-1971 (4 items)
  2. Organization Chart for Time Equipment Division, May 16 , 1957
  3. Education Record – list of training classes, etc., completed by Carey C. Leonard, July 1964
  4. Miscellaneous (3 items)
1 6 Business Machines (Vol. 39, No, 19, December 28, 1956) – Special issue on Williamsburg conference.

Photographs (Prints made from originals held in the IBM Photograph Archives; most items identified on Inventory of photographs in Folder 1)
1 7 IBM GMT Class #3076 – 36-week course; start date: January 7, 1957
1 8 Bundy Time Recorder Co., Binghamton, N.Y.,1900 (image of the building’s exterior)
1 9 Quitting time, Endicott Plant, 1918 (image of the exterior of the International Time Recording Company building in Endicott, N.Y.)
1 10 Bundy Building Construction, 1920
1 11 Endicott – North Street, ca. 1955 (image of the exterior of IBM buildings in Endicott, N.Y.)
1 12 Aerial View, Endicott, 1955 (image of the IBM office buildings and manufacturing plants in Endicott, N.Y.)
1 13 Aerial View, Endicott, 1962 (image of the IBM office buildings and manufacturing plants in Endicott, N.Y.)
1 14 Punching In, 1926 (image of workers lined-up at the beginning of their shift to "punch in" or enter their time of arrival at a time recording clock stationed along the wall)
1 15 Endicott School – Steps to Knowledge, 1956 (set of steps leading from one corridor to another – engraved on the risers in ascending order Read, Listen, Discuss, Observe, and Think)
1 16 NORC – Naval Ordinance Research Calculator, 1954 (image of a man working on a panel of electronic circuits)
1 17 EAM – Electronic Accounting Machine – Installation, 1940 (image of an office showing people at work on various types of data processing machines)
1 18 "Frederick Hotel, Endicott, ca. 1965"  (image of the exterior of the hotel)
1 19 [Customer Engineering] Recruiting (sign in the window of IBM office building advertising employment opportunities for qualified individuals ; sign reads: "Are you familiar with tools and instruments like these?  Are you interested in a technical career?  Apply third floor Customer Engineering Dept.)
1 20 [Card Manufacturing, Endicott, 1937] (image of an assembly line that produces and packages tabulating cards)
1 21 Endicott Plant, ITR Recorder Assembly, 1953 (image of workers assembling time recording machines; sign in background reads "Department 221 ITR Recorder Assembly")
1 22 [Image of a machine shop, ca. 1930?; men operating machines for drawing wire?]
1 23
  1. IBM logo 1914
  2. "IBM Means Service" [Poster]
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