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Guide to the Hewlett-Packard Company Ephemera Collection, 1957 - 1994
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Description
This collection contains annual reports, sporadic issues of various Hewlett-Packard publications, product information flyers and brochures, and manuals for various Hewlett-Packard products.
Background
Bill Hewlett and Dave Packard were friends and fellow graduates of Stanford University. Following their graduation from Stanford, the two founded the electronics firm Hewlett-Packard Co. in 1938. Their first product - the resistance-capacity audio oscillator (HP 200A), an electronic instrument used to test sound equipment. The firm continued to produce electronic testing equipment, and expanded later into the realm of computers and their related peripherals, most notably desk top printers.
Extent
1.5 linear ft. (3 manuscript boxes)
Restrictions
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.
Availability
There are no restrictions on access.