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Guide to the Apple Computer, Inc. Ephemera collection, 1978 - 1998
M0825  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Access Terms
  • Related Collections

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Apple Computer, Inc. ephemera collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1978 - 1998
    Collection number: M0825
    Creator: Apple Computer, Inc.
    Extent: 9 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Abstract: This collection contains annual reports, internal communications, corporate communications, engineering reports, manuals, product information files, catalogs, price lists, Apple publications, human resource information, conference and workshop information, software, hardware, and corporate memorabilia.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    There are no restrictions on access.

    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

    Apple Computer, Inc. Ephemera collection. M0825. Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Henry Lowood, 1995-1997, and Wynne Dobyns, 1995-2002.

    Provenance

    Some of the materials in this artificial collection were transferred from M0443, the Silicon Valley Ephemera Collection, to create an Apple Computer-specific collection and integrated into a previously-existing artificial collection of Apple Computer materials.

    Biography

    Apple Computer, Inc. was incorporated on January 3, 1977. Apple Computer, Inc., ignited the personal computer revolution in the 1970s with the Apple II, and reinvented the personal computer in the 1980s with the Macintosh, of which it had sold more 30 million systems as of the end of 1998. Apple's original mission as articulated by its co-founder Steven Jobs was to bring the best personal computing products and support to students, educators, designers, scientists, engineers, business persons and consumers in over 140 countries around the world. In 1998, Apple Computer, Inc. maintained Research & Development sites in Cork, Ireland; Cupertino, California; Tokyo, Japan; and Zhuhai, China. Apple owned manufacturing facilities in the United States, Ireland, and Singapore. Distribution facilities are located in the United States, Europe, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and Japan.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    Contains annual reports, internal communications, corporate communications, engineering reports, manuals, product information files, catalogs, price lists, Apple publications, human resource information, conference and workshop information, software, hardware, and corporate memorabilia.

    Access Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Corporate culture.
    Science--History.

    Related Collections

    Creator:
    Apple Computer, Inc.
    Title: Records
    Identifier/Call Number: M1007
    An online guide to the Apple Computer, Inc. Records is available as an XML document at: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/xml/m1007.xml  and as an HTML document at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/dynaweb/ead/stanford/mss/m1007/ 
    Title: Silicon Valley Ephemera Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: M0443
    An online guide to the Silicon Valley Ephemera Collection is available as an XML document at: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/xml/m0443.xml  and as an HTML document at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org/dynaweb/ead/stanford/mss/m0443/