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Frank Marlowe papers, 1972-1996

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


  • Creation: 1972-1996

Biographical Note

Frank Marlowe earned a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from the Pratt Institute in 1963, a M.S. in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 1965, and his PhD in Electrical Engineering from Rutgers University – New Brunswick in 1973. Marlowe began work for RCA laboratories in 1963 as a member of the technical staff where he conducted research in flat panel displays, television, liquid crystals, computer memories, and integrated circuits.

In 1986 Marlowe became an Engineering Manager for the David Sarnoff Research Center in which he lead research groups in projects on television broadcasting, cable television, digital signal processing, and semiconductor design. From 1995 until 2009 Marlowe was a Proposal Manager for the Sarnoff Corporation in which he managed the development of research proposals in computer vision, image processing, biometrics, and related fields. Marlowe has 15 U.S. patents.

Scope and Content

The Frank Marlowe papers are composed of drafts, design notes, charts, and schematics from Marlowe’s work on Community Information Systems (CIS) at RCA laboratories from 1972-1973. They also include Marlowe’s depositions from the 1996 case General Electric Company vs. Nintendo Co., LTD. and Nintendo of America Inc.


Folders arranged alphabetically by subject.


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 arranged alphabetically by subject.

Processing Notes

Processed by Ashley Giordano, 2015.

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA