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Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

C. Frank Wheatley, Jr. papers, 1969-2003

Accession: 2464-75Identifier: 2464-75-XII.
Scope and Content:

The C. Frank Wheatley, Jr. papers are composed of reports, articles, correspondence, and patents relating to his work on insulated-gate bipolar transistors (IGBT) and semiconductors at RCA. The papers also include instruction manuals and publications on power transistors and microprocessors.

Dates: 1969-2003

Larry J. Giacoletto papers, 1946-1988

Accession: 2464-09Identifier: 2464-09-16.
Scope and Content:

The Larry J. Giacoletto papers are composed of videos, biographical information, schematics, and news clippings related to his research on transistors, and his employment at the David Sarnoff Research Center.

Fifty-two of Giacoletto's lab notebooks (1945-1956) can be found in Record group 26.

Dates: 1946-1988

Rob Kleppinger papers, 1950-1981

Accession: 2464-75Identifier: 2464-75-VII.
Scope and Content:

The Rob Kleppinger papers are composed of articles, notes, photographs, and prototypes related to Kleppinger’s work on transistors for the RCA Solid State Division. Of particular interest are the mounted diode displays and the photograph albums of RCA’s transistor models.

Dates: 1950-1981

Simon E. Gluck collection of early computer documents

Accession: 1987

Simon E. Gluck was an engineer educated at the University of Pennsylvania's Moore School of Electrical Engineering, who worked on most of its computer projects during the late 1940s and early 1950s. The collection consists of research reports, progress reports, engineering drawings, published articles, and lecture notes which describe the development of the ENIAC, EDVAC, MSAC, and SEAC computers.

Dates: 1944-1976; Majority of material found within 1948-1958

Thomas Chesek papers, 1967-1989

Accession: 2464-75Identifier: 2464-75-II.
Scope and Content:

The Thomas Chesek papers include promotional material for electronic components including linear integrated circuits, transistors, and analog-to-digital converters. Also included are publications from RCA, GE, and Harris Semiconductor including company newsletters and product guides. The papers also include internal correspondence from the RCA Solid State Division in Somerville, New Jersey along with handbooks, manuals, and directories for RCA employees from 1967 to 1981.

Dates: 1967-1989