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Nathan Gordon photographs, 1963-1979

Accession: 2464-09-17.


  • 1963-1979

Biographical Note

A native of New Jersey, Gordon received his BS in Mathematics from Rutgers University and did a brief stint in the US Marine Corps during WWII. After the war he worked as a mathematician for the federal government at Fort Monmouth. Eventually he began working at RCA Princeton in 1959. At RCA he rose through the ranks becoming Vice-President of Systems Research in 1977 where he oversaw research on color television. He retired in 1981 and passed away in 1991 at the age of 66.

Scope and Content

This collection contains photographs of Gordon and his co-workers as well as copies of newspaper and journal articles about his life.

Physical Description

10 photographic prints : color ; 3 x 4 in. 15 photographic prints : b&w ; 8 x 10 in. 2 photographic prints : color ; 8 x 10 in. Paper Documents.

Additional Information


From the Collection: 990 Linear Feet

Language of Materials

From the Collection: English

Additional Description

Access Restrictions

This collection contains material from the Manuscripts and Archives Department (M&A) and the Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department (AVD). Box prefixes indicate which department holds an individual file or item.

Boxes M&A 127-846, M&A 1061-1064, and M&A 1283-1313 are stored offsite. Please contact the Manuscripts and Archives Department at least 48 hours in advance of research visit.


This collection was donated by Karen Gordon Francis, the daughter of Nathan Gordon.

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Repository Details

Repository Details

Part of the Manuscripts and Archives Repository

PO Box 3630
Wilmington Delaware 19807 USA