Richard M. Peterson papers, 1978-20001978-2000
Richard M. Peterson completed his undergraduate degree at Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and earned a master’s degree in physics from Princeton University. He joined the staff of RCA Laboratories (later the Sarnoff Corporation) in 1979, working there until October 2001. Peterson worked in the knowledge-based systems research group on projects related to user interfaces.
Scope and Content
The Richard M. Peterson papers are composed of specifications and schematics, reports, and correspondence related to Peterson’s work on various projects, such as an electronic ignition control, home information systems like Dimensia and SKIPPER, a touch-screen telephone, and an automated mail service for the United States Postal Service.
One of Peterson's lab notebooks (1979-1981) can be found in Record group 26.
From the Collection: 990 Linear Feet
Language of Materials
From the Collection: English
Records subject to 25-year time seal.
Processed by Rachael A. Beyer, August 2014
- From the Collection: Sarnoff Corporation (Organization)
- From the Collection: Radio Corporation of America. David Sarnoff Research Center, Princeton, N.J (Organization)