The Gary Boone papers focus on microprocessor inventor Gary Boone's work as a chip designer, primarily as it pertains to patents
on which he was named. While employed at Texas Instruments, Boone worked on two pioneering chips: the TMX-1795 and the TMS-0100.
While the collection contains little information about Boone's work designing chips at TI, it holds significant material related
to lawsuits over microprocessor patents, on which Boone often served as an expert witness. In addition to professional material,
the Gary Boone papers include some personal documents such as correspondence, diaries, and journals, as well as A/V materials,
software, oversized drawings, and photographs.
Gary Boone was a microprocessor inventor and patent expert. Boone was born April 8, 1945 in Canton, Ohio. He received his
electrical engineering degree in 1967 from Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology. He worked at a number of companies including
Collins Radio in Iowa, Texas Instruments in Houston, Lintronix in Cupertino, Ford Motor Company in Dearborn, and United Technologies
Microelectronics Center in Colorado Springs before ultimately starting his own company, Micro Methods, in 1982, working as
a consultant on patent projects and design projects.
42.75 Linear feet,
31 record cartons and 1 oversize box
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