The collection consists of files that Raytheon's Semiconductor
Division kept to monitor both the progress of their competitors and trends
in the electronics industry. The original organization of the files has
been largely reproduced here. Gaps in the numerical filing system
indicate that Raytheon chose to donate only selected files from its
Raytheon's Semiconductor Division was established in Mountain View, California in 1968 by its parent company, Raytheon Company
of Lexington, Massachusetts, which, in 1990, was described as "one of the largest and most diversified electronics companies
in the United States." In the early 1990s, the company was involved in the manufacture and distribution of semiconductors
and had 1200 employees at its Mountain View location. In November of 1997, Raytheon sold its Semi-Conductors/Integrated Circuits
Division to the Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation.
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.