This collection contains annual reports, internal communications, corporate communications, engineering reports, manuals,
product information files, catalogs, price lists, Apple publications, human resource information, conference and workshop
information, software, hardware, and corporate memorabilia.
Apple Computer, Inc. was incorporated on January 3, 1977. Apple Computer, Inc., ignited the personal computer revolution in
the 1970s with the Apple II, and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh, of which it had sold more
30 million systems as of the end of 1998. Apple's original mission as articulated by its co-founder Steven Jobs was to bring
the best personal computing products and support to students, educators, designers, scientists, engineers, business persons
and consumers in over 140 countries around the world. In 1998, Apple Computer, Inc. maintained Research & Development sites
in Cork, Ireland; Cupertino, California; Tokyo, Japan; and Zhuhai, China. Apple owned manufacturing facilities in the United
States, Ireland, and Singapore. Distribution facilities are located in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Singapore,
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