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Anthony D. Robbi papers, 1955-1995

Accession: 2464-09-8.-II.


  • 1955-1995

Biographical Note

Anthony D. Robbi earned his Bachelors of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1957 and his Masters of Science degree in Electrical Engineering in 1958 from the Carnegie Institute of Technology. Robbi went on to complete a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering at the Carnegie Institute of Technology in 1962. He began working for RCA Laboratories as a member of the technical staff in 1962. From 1972 to 1977 Robbi was the senior member of the technical staff at RCA Solid State Technology Center in Somerville, New Jersey. In 1977 he returned to RCA Laboratories in Princeton as a member of the technical staff before becoming a senior member of the technical staff in 1983. Robbi continued working for RCA until 1987. He holds ten patents and received the RCA Labs Outstanding Achievement Award five times.

Scope and Content

The Anthony D. Robbi papers are composed of correspondence, reports, and diagrams related to his work at RCA on the FRED program, automotive electronics, and electronic ballot technologies. The papers also contain documents related to Alpex Computer Corporation V. Nintendo Company LTD. and Nintendo of America, Inc., Atari games, and other computer programs.

Seven of Robbi's lab notebooks (1961-1968) can be found in Record group 26.

Additional Information


From the Collection: 990 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

Access Restrictions

Records subject to 25-year time seal.


Alexander Magoun donated the Anthony D. Robbi papers to the Hagley Museum and Library in December 2015.

Processing Notes

Processed by Ashley Giordano, 2016.

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA