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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Alan Bagley papers
    Creator: Bagley, Alan
    source: McKinney, Webb
    Identifier/Call Number: M2746
    Physical Description: 3 Linear Feet (7 manuscript storage boxes and one half manuscript storage box)
    Physical Description: 0.245 gigabyte(s) 1 CD-RW
    Date (inclusive): 1950-2003

    Scope and Contents

    Communications, technical notes, in-house publications, newspaper clippings, organizational charts, catalogs, training manuals, and other materials related to the career of Alan Bagley, primarily at Hewlett-Packard.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical and digital items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Audiovisual & born-digital materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.

    Biographical / Historical

    Alan Bagley was a longtime Hewlett-Packard engineer and manager.
    Alan Bagley was born in Pasadena, California on January 8, 1924 and grew up in Twentynine Palms. Bagley served in the Air Force during World War II. He received a BSEE degree from the California Institute of Technology in 1948 and an MSEE degree from Stanford University in 1949. He was an HP Fellow while at Stanford and was hired by HP after graduation. Bagley worked as a development engineer, engineering group leader, manager and general manager. He was involved in the development of the HP524 series counters, the Cesium Standard 'Atomic' Clock and was the general manager of the Frequency of Time Division and the Santa Clara Division. In 1976 Bagley was promoted to Corporate Engineering Manager. He retired in 1986.
    Bagley was involved with the Institute of Radio Engineers, the Los Altos History Museum, and served on the board of the SETI (Search for Extra Terrestrial Intelligence) Institute.
    Bagley died on June 24, 2018.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Alan Bagley papers (M2746). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford, California.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    McKinney, Webb