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Information storage and retrieval systems

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Automatic data storage; Automatic information retrieval; Automation in documentation; Computer-based information systems; Data processing systems; Data storage and retrieval systems; Discovery systems, Information; Information discovery systems; Information processing systems; Information retrieval systems; Machine data storage and retrieval; Mechanized information storage and retrieval systems.

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Arnold M. Kneitel collection of mylar photographs

Accession: 1993-306

Arnold M. Kneitel (1923-2012) worked for E.I. du Pont de Nemours & Co., Inc. in sales and corporate information. He worked on sales of mylar when it was introduced in 1954. The collection consists primarily of 35mm slides of displays, advertisements, and presentations on mylar, including its use in electronic equipment and, primarily in magnetic tape for information processing equipment.

Dates: 1954-1973

Frank Marlowe papers, 1972-1996

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

Dates: 1972-1996

Stuart S. Perlman papers, 1962-1986

Accession: 2464-09Identifier: 2464-09-12.-IV.
Scope and Content:

The Stuart S. Perlman papers are composed of notes, reports, and product brochures from Perlman’s research on portable information systems and LCD watch displays while at the David Sarnoff Research Center.

Seventeen of Perlman's lab notebooks (1962-1987) can be found in Record group 26.

Dates: 1962-1986

UNITE, Inc. records

Accession: 1881

UNITE, Inc. stands for Unisys Information Technology Exchange, a not-for-profit corporation, where members share information about Unisys and the use and development of information technology. The predescessor, UNIVAC Scientific Exchange (USE) was formed in 1955, consisting of UNIVAC 1103A computer users (Boeing Airplane Company, Holloman Air Force Base, Lockheed Missile Systems Division and Ramo-Woolridge Corporation) and Sperry-UNIVAC representatives. Their records document the evolving relationship between USE, Inc. and Sperry-UNIVAC including the history of software development through problem issues reported and improvements, response to user demands, and customer expectations.

Dates: 1955-1997