Guide to the Jack Kilby, Manuscript

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0798
Creators:
Johnson Controls. (5757 North Green Bay Avenue, Glendale, Illinois 53209)
Kilby, Jack
Dates:
1951.
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.05 Cubic feet
1 folder
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
A typescript of Kilby's 1951 paper entitled "Transistors -- Their Manufacture and Use." 14 pp. + title and bibliography pages. In a folder with an attached offprint of an article from Scientific American: Louis N. Ridenour, "A Revolution in Electronics," Aug. 1951, Vol. 185, No. 2, pp. 13-17.

Arrangement
Arrangement
1 series.

Biographical/Historical note
Biographical/Historical note
Kilby, who later won the Nobel Prize, is credited as an inventor of the world's first integrated circuit (computer chip).

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated.
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisiton
Collection donated by Jack Kilby and Johnson Controls.

Using the Collection
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access on site by appointment.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Preferred Citation
Jack Kilby Manuscript, 1951, Archives Center, National Museum of American History.

Ownership and Custodial History
Ownership and Custodial History
Donated by Jack Kilby and Johnson Controls.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Integrated circuits Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts -- 1950-1960 Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Transistors Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Typescripts Type Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives