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Guide to the Hewlett-Packard Company Ephemera Collection, 1957 - 1994
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • History
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hewlett-Packard Company ephemera collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1957 - 1994
    Collection number: M1306
    Creator: Hewlett-Packard Company
    Extent: 1.5 linear ft. (3 manuscript boxes)
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: This collection contains annual reports, sporadic issues of various Hewlett-Packard publications, product information flyers and brochures, and manuals for various Hewlett-Packard products.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    There are no restrictions on access.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.

    Preferred Citation

    Hewlett-Packard Company Ephemera Collection. M1306. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    The materials in this collection originally formed part of the Silicon Valley Ephemera collection (M0443). Much of the material was donated by various donors.

    History

    Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard were friends and fellow graduates of Stanford University. Following their graduation from Stanford, the two founded the electronics firm Hewlett-Packard Co. in 1938. Their first product - the resistance-capacity audio oscillator (HP 200A), an electronic instrument used to test sound equipment. The firm continued to produce electronic testing equipment, and expanded later into the realm of computers and their related peripherals, most notably desk top printers.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    This collection contains annual reports, sporadic issues of various Hewlett-Packard publications, product information flyers and brochures, and manuals for various Hewlett-Packard products.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Packard, David, 1912-
    Hewlett, William R.
    Hewlett-Packard Company--History.
    Microelectronics industry--United States--History.
    Computer industry--United States--History.

    Related Collections

    Creator:
    Rose, Tom
    Title: Ephemera Collection Documenting the Electronics Industry,1964-1988
    Identifier/Call Number: M1304
    An online guide to the Tom Rose Ephemera Collection Documenting the Electronics Industry,1964-1988 is available as an XML document at: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/xml/m1304.xml and as an HTML document at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/dynaweb/ead/stanford/mss/m1304/
    Title: Silicon Valley Ephemera Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: M0443
    An online guide to the Silicon Valley Ephemera Collection is available as an XML document at: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/xml/m0443.xml and as an HTML document at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/dynaweb/ead/stanford/mss/m0443/