Scope and Content:
The Robert A. Bartolini papers are related to RCA's and the Sarnoff Corporation's research and development of optical and laser recording and storage technology. The materials include technical reports, research papers, operating system proposals, published articles covering optical recording, and photographic materials. In addition in contains folders on meetings and symposiums, presentations by and correspondence with Dr. Bartolini.
Eight of Bartolini's lab notebooks (1957-1983) can be found in Record group 26.