Collection contains organizational charts, annual reports, company directories, internal communications, engineering reports,
design materials, press releases, manuals, public relations materials, human resource information, videotapes, audiotapes,
software, hardware, and corporate memorabilia. Also includes information regarding the Board of Directors and their decisions.
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,
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.
Open for research; material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use. As per legal agreement, copies
of audio-visual material are only available in the Special Collections reading room unless explicit written permission from
the copyright holder is obtained. The Hardware Series is unavailable until processed. For further details please contact the
Manuscripts Processing Librarian.