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Stanley P. Knight papers, 1980-1985

Accession: 2464-09Identifier: 2464-09-12.-II.


  • Creation: 1980-1985

Biographical Note

Stanley Paul Knight was born in 1939 in Pennsylvania. He earned a BS in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky in 1961 and an MS in electrical engineering from the New Jersey Institute of Technology in 1969. Knight began working for the David Sarnoff Research Center (DSRC) in 1973. In 1977, he was promoted to Head of Signal Conversion Systems Research, then Head of Digital Signal Processing Research in 1983; in both capacities he worked with digital television and RF systems development. Knight later moved on to Head the Parallel Computing Research Group, which produced the world’s first real-time, interactive video supercomputer, the Princeton Engine.

Knight received three RCA Laboratory Outstanding Achievement Awards, authored and co-authored sixteen technical papers, and was awarded eight patents during his time at DSRC, which he left in 1993.

Scope and Content

The Stanley P. Knight papers are composed of Knight’s letterbooks, including memos and notes, from 1980 to 1985.


Folders are arranged chronologically.


From the Collection: 990 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

Access Restrictions

Records subject to 25-year time seal.


Folders are arranged chronologically.

Processing Notes

Processed by Rachael A. Beyer, 2014.


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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA