Guide to the David S. H. Rosenthal Collection of NVidia artifacts and documentation M2284

Malgorzata Schaefer
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
March 2018
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064


This is a listing rather than a true finding aid.

Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: David S. H. Rosenthal Collection of NVidia artifacts and documentation
source: Rosenthal, David Stuart Holmes
creator: Rosenthal, David Stuart Holmes
Identifier/Call Number: M2284
Physical Description: 1.5 Linear Feet one rsb
Date (inclusive): c. 1989-1996

Content Description

Artifacts and documents relating to the history of NVidia, Inc., and the history of computer graphics technology, including but not limited to: technical manuals, graphics cards, controlers, CD-ROMs for NV1, NVIDIA T-shirt, presentations, and reference cards.

Biographical / Historical

David Stuart Holmes Rosenthal is a computer scientist. He worked as chief scientist at Nvidia in the 1990s.

Conditions Governing Access

Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. Digital content captured from media is closed until processed.

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. See:

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of David S. H. Rosenthal; 2017. Accession MSS 2017-336.

Preferred Citation

[identification of item], David S. H. Rosenthal Collection of NVidia artifacts and documentation (M2284). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Rosenthal, David Stuart Holmes
Rosenthal, David Stuart Holmes

half-box 1, folder 1

Technical Reference Version 3.1

half-box 1, folder 2

SDK 1.0 Alpha Release Notes; Programming NV Version 0.4

half-box 1, folder 3

Real Computers Do I/O - presentation with transparencies 1996-02-09

half-box 1, folder 4

Presentation with transparencies 1995-09-20

half-box 1, folder 5

Business plan 1994-10-25

half-box 1, folder 6

GK transformation engine and cursor reference card; GX frame buffer controller reference card 1989-08-01

half-box 1, folder 7

Diamond Edge 3D multimedia accelerator user's guide

flat-box 2

Graphics cards

flat-box 2

Two game controllers

Physical Description: 0.41 Linear Feetone half-manuscript box, one flat box
flat-box 2

NVidia Corporation white t-shirt with grey lettering

half-box 3

Five computer discs

Conditions Governing Use

This box is closed.