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Charles Blaschke Education TURNKEY Systems Papers

 Collection
Identifier: MS2385

Scope and Contents

There are 11 boxes in the collection. Box 1 contains records created before the founding of Education TURNKEY Systems. These are mostly records of Blaschke's time at Harvard and in the military. Boxes 2 through 11 contains Education TURNKEY Systems' reports on market research, analysis, planning and funding information about educational technology and related policies.

Dates

  • 1964 - 2018

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

To the extent that he/she owns copyright, the donor has assigned the copyright in her works to The George Washington University; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For activities that the researcher determines fall under fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. Please contact Special Collections if the copyright status of the materials you wish to reuse is unclear. Staff will provide additional information. For re-use of materials in the collection not created by the donor, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights, determining if the intended re-use falls under fair use, and obtaining approval from the copyright holder if the intended use does not fall under fair use. For such materials, researchers do not need anything further from The George Washington University’s Special Collections Research Center.

Biographical / Historical

Charles Blaschke began his career working in the Johnson Administration, In his role as an advisor on education policy, he helped draft Title I, the most ambitious federal education legislation to date when it passed. After leaving the Johnson Administration in 1967, Blaschke founded Education TURNKEY, a private consulation company that provided market research, analysis, planning and funding information about educational technology to more than 1,200 local education agencies, every state education agency and over 800 policy makers.

Source: Obituary of Charles Blaschke provided by the donor

Extent

16.5 Linear Feet

Language

English

Overview

Charles Blaschke worked in the Johnson Administration on education policy and later started Education TURNKEY Systems, a consultanting company that provided market research, analysis, planning and funding information about educational technology to more than 1,200 local education agencies, every state education agency and over 800 policy makers. The majority of the collection consists of TURNKEY's reports. The only exception is box UP 1, which contains some background material on Blaschke himself from his time at Harvard and serving in the military.

Physical Location

Materials are stored off-site, and will require additional retrieval time. Please contact the Special Collections Research Center for more information.

Processing Information

This collection is unprocessed. Box UP 1 contains papers unrelated to Education TURNKEY. The box consists of Charles Blaschke's personal papers from his time at Harvard and serving in the military. The rest of the boxes in the collection contain binders of Education TURNKEY Systems' reports on market research, analysis, planning and funding information about educational technology.
Title
Guide to the Charles Blaschke Education TURNKEY Papers, 1964-2018
Status
Collection Level Record
Author
Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University
Date
2019
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Research Center, The George Washington University Repository

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