Eugene Barnum Power Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts, University of Michigan, 1927; Master of Business Administration, University of Michigan, 1930; Doctor of Humane Letters, University Michigan, 1971; Doctor of Humane Letters, St. John's U., 1966.
With, Edwards Brothers, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1930-1938;
vice president, Edwards Brothers, Inc., Ann Arbor, Michigan, 1935-1938;
engaged in experiments with methods and uses of microfilm technique for reproduction materials for research, 1935;
founder, University Microfilms (merged Xerox Corporation, 1962), 1938-1970;
director, Xerox Corporation, 1962-1968;
organized, Microfilms, Inc. (as distribution agency, using microfilm as reproduction medium for science and technical materials), 1942-1962;
organized, Projected Books, Inc. (a non-profit corporation, for distribution of reading andentertainment materials in photographic form to physically incapacitated), 1944-1970;
organized, Eskimo Art, Inc.
(non-profit corporation), 1953; organized, University Microfilms, Ltd., London, 1952. Director Domino's Pizza Inc., Ann Arbor., 1978-1992. Past chairman Michigan Coordinating Council State Higher Education Regent University of Michigan, 1956-1966.
Delegate International Federation Documentation Conference, 1939, Paris, 1946, Berne, 1947. President International Micrographic Congress, 1964-1965, National Microfilm Association, 1946-1954. Special representative Coordinator of Information and Library of Congress, London,1942, Office of Strategic Services, 1943-1945.
Member National Council on Humanities, 1968-1974.
Trustee Carleton College, 1966-1975, St. John's University, 1966-1971. President, chairman The Power Foundation, 1968-1993. Chairman Ann Arbor Summer Festival, Inc., 1978-1988, chairman emeritus, 1988-1993.
Member University Michigan Alumni Association (Achievement award 1990). Clubs: Rotary (Paul Harris fellow 1979).
Married Sadye L. Harwick, June 17, 1929 (deceased). 1 child, Philip H.
1930 - 1938
1938 - 1970
1942 - 1962
1944 - 1970
1962 - 1968
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Decorated honorary Knight Commander Order of British Empire England, 1977.