The Frederick Winslow Taylor Manuscript Archives

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Frederick Winslow Taylor (1856-1915), pioneered the application of engineering principles to shop management in the movement that came to be known as scientific management. The collection consists largely of Taylor's personal and work-related correspondence, including his communications with companies interested in implementing scientific management.

Also included are rough drafts of his major publications, translations of his works on scientific management and the cutting of metal, examples of forms developed to improve shop efficiency, glass slides of factories and offices using scientific management, articles written by Taylor on his system, and responses from readers.

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Academic library

Inclusive Dates

1873 1918

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Stevens Institute of Technology. Library, "The Frederick Winslow Taylor Manuscript Archives," in digitalMETRO, Item #144, (accessed December 21, 2014).

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