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Guide to the Muñoz Family’s Atari Collection
M2010  
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Description
Collection consists of an Atari 800XL home computer, color monitor and complete set of peripherals, as well as an “Andy” Robot. The collection also includes 127 consumer software titles published between 1980 and 1987.
Background
This collection is representative of early home computing in the 1980s. Software and hardware manufacturers created products for nontechnical users who wished to use computing for entertainment (i.e. gaming) and practical uses in the home (i.e. personal finances and education).This collection is representative of early home computing in the 1980s. Software and hardware manufacturers created products for nontechnical users who wished to use computing for entertainment (i.e. gaming) and practical uses in the home (i.e. personal finances and education).
Extent
11 Linear feet
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94305-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish.
Availability
The materials are open for research use. Audio-visual materials are not available in original format, and must be reformatted to a digital use copy.