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Guide to the Research Material about Robert Noyce
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • 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


    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.
    Electronics--Research--California--Santa Clara County.