Guide to the Research Material about Robert Noyce

Leslie Berlin
Department of Special Collections
Green Library
Stanford University Libraries
Stanford, CA 94305-6004
Phone: (650) 725-1022
Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/
© 2006
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Guide to the Research Material about Robert Noyce

Collection number: M1491

Department of Special Collections and University Archives

Stanford University Libraries

Stanford, California
Processed by:
Leslie Berlin
Date Completed:
December 2005
Encoded by:
Bill O'Hanlon
© 2006 The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Research material about Robert Noyce
Dates: ca. 1970-2005
Collection number: M1491
Creator: Berlin, Leslie
Collection Size: 9 linear ft.
Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
Abstract: The collection documents the research phase of Berlin's biography of Robert Noyce, entitled THE MAN BEHIND THE MICROCHIP. Included are interviews and transcripts including one with Gordon Moore.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

Access

Collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 24 hours in advance of intended use.

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

Research material about Robert Noyce, M1491. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Leslie Berlin, 2005. Accession 2005-245.

Biography / Administrative History

Leslie Berlin received her Ph.D. in History from Stanford in 2001. She is currently (2005) a visiting scholar in the Program in the History and Philosophy of Science and Technology. She is also the Project Historian for the Silicon Valley Archives at Stanford.

Scope and Content of Collection

The collection consists of photographs, transcripts and audiotapes of interviews, speeches given by Noyce and others, and background research on the history of the micro-chip industry and the growth of Silicon Valley. Broken down into 8 series, the material includes information on individual corporations that Noyce helped found or managed, including Fairchild Seimconductor and Intel.

Indexing Terms

The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Moore, Gordon.
Noyce, Robert N., 1927-
Computer Engineering.
Science--History.
Semiconductors.
Electronics--Research--California--Santa Clara County.


Container List

 

Series 1: Noyce Biography

Box 1, Folder 1

Photos

Box 1, Folder 2

Photos includes discs and negatives

Box 1, Folder 3

Grinnell Physics Dept - Grant Gale

Box 1, Folder 4

Noyce Articles About Him

Box 1, Folder 5

Bonner's Pamphlet, Wolfe Article, Lowood Article, Adam Noyce Thesis

Box 1, Folder 6

Noyce Interviews

Box 1, Folder 7

Noyce as Father

Box 2, Folder 1

Funeral Personal

Box 2, Folder 2

Noyce Speeches/Writings

Box 2, Folder 3

RNN Speeches

Box 2, Folder 4

Noyce Speeches

Box 2, Folder 5

Betty Noyce, Marriage

Box 18, Folder 2

From Scotland to California: Tait, Douglas and Norton Ancestorsby Nancy Anne and Donald Sterling Noyce

Box 18, Folder 3

Faded Homesteads by Donald Noyce

Box 18, Folder 7

Noyce Memorabilia

 

Series 2: Silicon Valley History

Box 2, Folder 6

Built Environment

Box 3, Folder 1

Business History and Economic History

Box 3, Folder 2

Electronics Industry Stats/Background

Box 3, Folder 3

Early Silicon Valley Electronics

Box 3, Folder 4

Hewlett Packard

Box 3, Folder 5

Regional Competitiveness

Box 3, Folder 6

Semiconductor Industry

Box 3, Folder 7

Silicon Valley Economy/Electronics - Post 80

Box 4, Folder 1

Unionization

Box 4, Folder 2

Venture Capital

Box 5, Folder 2

Bell Labs/Transistor

Box 5, Folder 3

Hoefler - 19691969 Dec 29

Box 5, Folder 4

Integrated Circuit

Box 5, Folder 5

IC - Rostky

Box 5, Folder 6

IC Chapter on Hold

Box 18, Folder 5

Innovation Nos. 20, 1971 and 8, 1969

Box 18, Folder 6

EE Times 25th Anniversary Issue October 30, 1997

 

Series 3: Fairchild Semiconductor

Box 5, Folder 7

Planar Tech/Planar License, Noyce Patents

Box 6, Folder 1

Lab Books - Noyce, Moore, Hoerni

Box 6, Folder 2

IC Tech and Marketing

Box 6, Folder 3

Early Technical Articles

Box 6, Folder 4

Shockley

Box 6, Folder 5

Fairchild Start Up

Box 6, Folder 6

AR Notes, Corporate Structure, Corporate Growth, Distributors

Box 6, Folder 7

Micrologic Materials

Box 7, Videotape

Fairchild - Old Films

Physical Description: Videotape
Box 7, Folder 1

Micrologic Materials

Box 7, Folder 2

Key Players - Bios

Box 7, Folder 3

Problems1966 - 1968

Box 7, Folder 4

Spinouts, Industry Development

Box 7, Folder 5

Integrated Circuit Patent Dispute

Box 8, Folder 1

Photos

Box 8, Folder 2

Japan

Box 18, Folder 1

Jay Last Materials

 

Series 4: U.S. Response to Japanese Competition

Series 4 Box 8, Folder 3

US/Japan Semiconductor Agreement1986

Series 4 Box 8, Folder 4

Defense and Government

Series 4 Box 8, Folder 5

Electronics Lobbying Associations (not SIA)

Series 4 Box 8, Folder 6

US/Japan Industry Comments (not Noyce)

Series 4 Box 8, Folder 7

Industrial Policy - International Competition

Series 4 Box 8, Folder 8

Noyce Lobbying

Series 4 Box 9, Folder 1

Competition

Series 4 Box 9, Folder 2

Semiconductor Industry Association

Series 4 Box 9, Folder 3

SIA

Series 4 Box 18, Folder 4

Japan Semiconductor Market Access: Background and Source Book by the Semiconductor Industry Association

 

Series 5: Intel

Box 10, Folder 1

Oral Histories - Stein

Box 10, Folder 2

Moore, Gordon / Moore's Law

Box 10, Folder 3

Problems 1980's

Box 10, Folder 4

Oral Histories - Stein Cont.

Box 11, Folder 1

Secondary Sources - Academic

Box 11, Folder 2

Stock / Pay Incentives

Box 11, Folder 3

Strategy

Box 11, Folder 4

(MGT) Strategy

Box 11, Folder 5

Systems / End of Ch

Box 11, Folder 6

Probably Won't Use

Box 11, Folder 7

SEC Filings

Box 12, Folder 1

Semiconductor Startups Intel Archives1986

Box 12, Folder 2

Competitors - (small) Mostek 4 Phase AMI

Box 12, Folder 3

Intel #1

Box 12, Folder 4

Rev in Progress + 25 Year Retrospective

Box 12, Folder 5

Intel Press 1973 - 1980

Box 12, Folder 6

Intel #2

Box 12, Folder 7

432 (Failed follow on to 8088)

Box 13, Folder 1

1103 / AMI Competition

Box 13, Folder 2

Annual Reports

Box 13, Folder 3

Intel Benefits

Box 13, Folder 4

Custom vs. Standard

Box 13, Folder 5

Customers

Box 13, Folder 6

Defectors / Spinoffs

Box 13, Folder 7

Intel - Early Years

Box 13, Folder 8

Foundry

Box 13, Folder 9

Employees mgt, ranking, recruiting

Box 13, Folder 10

Finance

Box 13, Folder 11

Intel - General Background

Box 14, Folder 1

1969 - 1971 + Tedd Hoff materials

Box 14, Folder 2

Intel 1972 -1973

Box 14, Folder 4

History 1971 - 1974

Box 14, Folder 5

History 1974 - 1980

Box 14, Folder 6

IBM - Intel

Box 14, Folder 7

Microprocessor

Box 14, Folder 8

Memories Market

 

Series 6: Sematech

Box 15, Folder 1

Lobbying Drafts

Box 15, Folder 2

Misc.

Box 15, Folder 3

RNN at Sematech / RNN chosen CEO

Box 15, Folder 4

Site Selection, Austin / SV Reaction

 

Series 7: Post - Intel Startups

Box 15, Folder 5

Callanish

Box 15, Folder 6

Caere

Box 15, Folder 7

Censtor

Box 16, Folder 1

Coherant

Box 16, Folder 2

Control Data

Box 16, Folder 3

Diasonics

Box 16, Folder 4

Four - Phase

Box 16, Folder 5

Melchor / Osborne

Box 16, Folder 6

Monoclonal

Box 16, Folder 7

Sanoma Cutrer

Box 16, Folder 8

ROLM

Box 16, Folder 9

San Jose Jet Center

Box 16, Folder 10

Superconductor Technologies

Box 16, Folder 11

Tom Campbell - Tort Reform

Box 16, Folder 12

Varadyne

Box 16, Folder 13

Volant Ski

 

Series 8: Interviews

Box 16, Folder 14

Transcripts [1 of 2]

Box 16, Folder 15

Transcripts [2 of 2]

Box 16, Folder 16

Consent Forms

Box 17, Audiocassette 1

Bob Norman [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 2

Fred Hoar [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 3

Richard Hodgeson [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 4

Harry Sello [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 5

Eugene Kleimer [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 6

Bruce Mackay [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 7

Paul Hwoschinsky [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 8

Charlie Sporck [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 9

Roger Borovoy [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 10

John Reed [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 11

Miller Bonner [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 12

Jean Jones

Box 17, Audiocassette 13

Gene Fluth [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 14

Don Kobrin

Box 17, Audiocassette 15

Arthur Rock

Box 17, Audiocassette 16

Nelson Stone

Box 17, Audiocassette 17

Ed Gelbach

Box 17, Audiocassette 18

Regis McKenna [3]

Box 17, Audiocassette 19

Sheldon Roberts [4]

Box 17, Audiocassette 20

Jim Gibbons [2]

Box 17, Audiocassette 21

Gordon Moore [2]

Box 17, Diskette 22

Transcript Files [9]