Contains technical user manuals for products built and sold by the Ampex Corporation, Grass Valley Group, Hewlett-Packard
Corporation and other technology firms. Includes manuals, bulletins, catalogs, brochures, and schematics largely concerning
the use, maintenance and repair of audiovisual equipment. The manuals have been removed from their original binders, however
a representative sampling of binder graphics has been retained.
Mary Beth and Richard Hess are a married couple that lived in Glendale, California at the time of donation while Richard was
employed by National TeleConsultants LLC. In addition to consulting, Richard has worked extensively in audio preservation
and owns an audio-related patent. Mary Beth has worked at IBM, in real estate, and with religious and cultural organizations.
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