Artifact Details

Title

Mark Ellson collection of brochures and product specifications

Catalog Number

102703875

Type

Text

Date

1980-1994

Author

Ellson, Mark

Biographical Notes

Mark Ellson began working at Lockheed Missiles & Space Company in the early 1980s and continued to work for the company for over 30 years. Born around 1960, Ellson graduated from Indio High School, located in Indio, California, in 1977. He studied Math at Claremont McKenna College and Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Stanford University. Ellson first worked at Lockheed Missiles & Space Company as a Systems Engineer, where he led system and software architecture design studies related to high performance image processing workstations and wideband data distribution. In 1991, he became a Program Manager and, as of 2016, continues to work in that capacity. Through his early work in the industry, Ellson collected and retained promotional material related to new technologies and equipment during the 1980s and early 1990s.

Extent

5.8 linear ft. in 5 record cartons

Description

The Mark Ellson collection of brochures and product specifications is made up of printed material pertaining to superminicomputers, minicomputers, workstations, processors, and memory systems published between 1980 and 1994. Materials include product brochures and specifications, price lists, and customer briefing presentations.

Companies include:

Box 1:
Able Computer, Advanced Computer Communications, Acord Computer, AED, Advanced Microdevices, Advanced Technologies, AIDA, Allantec, Alcyon, Alliant, American Information Systems, Ametek, Ampex, Analogic, Andatec, Apollo Computer, Applied Peripheral Systems, Arete, Artecon, Artel Communication, AT&T, Audre Inc., Auscom, Auspex, Avatar, Aviv, Ball Computer Products, BBN Communications, BBN Computers, BDS, Beehive, Bell & Howell, Bit 3, Braegen, Bridge Communications, Cabletron, Cadic, Cadnetix, Calay, Calcomp Sanders, Callan Data Systems, Carterfone, Celerity, Central Data, Centronics, Chromatek, Cipher Data Products, Ciprico, Cisco, Clearpoint, Codenoll, Codex, Cogent Research, Communication Machinery, Computer Design and Applications, Computer Systems Technology, Computer Vision, Comtal / 3M, Comtech Data, Concept Development, Concord Data Systems.

Box 2:
Convex, CoSYSTEMS, Cray Research, CSPI, Cynthia Peripheral, Daisy, Danford, Datacube, Data I/O, Data Printer, Dataram, Data Systems, Datanex, Datec, Datum, Dawn VME, Develcon Electronics, Digidata, Digital Engineering, DEC, Digital Link, Digital Technology, Dilog, Dunn Instrument, Elxsi, Floating Point Systems Array Processors, EMC^2, Emulex, Encore Computer, Envision, Epoch Systems, ETA Systems.

Box 3:
Evans & Sutherland, Excelan, Fairchild Test, Falco Data Products, Fibermux, Fibronics, Folsom Research, Forward Technology, Fujitsu, Gandalf, General Cable, General Digital Industries, General Electric, General Optronics, General Terminals, Genesis Imaging Technologies, Gould Computer Systems, Gould DeAnza, Grinnell Systems, Harris, Hayes, Helios Systems, Hewlett-Packard, Honeywell/Metrum, Houston Instruments, Howtek, Human Designed Systems, IBIS, Ikon, Ikos Systems, Illimate, IBM, Ironics, Interphase, C. Itoh, Jupiter, KMW Systems, Kodak, Kurzweil (Xerox), Lago Systems, Lang Systems, Large Storage Configurations, LCF Interational, Lear Siegler, Lexidata, Liberty Electronics, Logitech, Lyon Lamb, M/A-Com DCC, M/A-Com Linkabit, M/A-Com Video Systems, Mannesmann Tally, Marinco, Masscomp, Masstor, Matrix Instruments, Matrox, Mercury, Micro-term, MInicomputer Technology, Minntronics, Mitek, Mitsubishi, Mizar, Modgraph, Momentum, Moniterm, Motorola, Multiflow, Multisignal Technology, Massau Systems, National Instruments, National Semiconductor, Network Computing Devices, Network Products, Network Systems, Niche Data Systems, Nicolet Zeta, Numerix, Oasys, Optical Data Systems, Optotech, Paradyne, Paragon Technology, Parity, PCO, Penril, Peritek, Perkin Elmer, PixelPlexus, Prentice, Printronix, Protocal Computers, Pyramid Technology, Quality Micro Systems, Quickturn Systems, Qume, Racal Vadic, Rad Data Communications, Ramtek, Ranyan, Raster Ops.

Box 4:
Rational, Ridge Computer, Rixon, SCI Systems, Seagate, Selanar, Sequent, Sentry, Shive Multisystem, SGI, Silicon Solutions, Simpact Associates, Skantek, Sky Computer, Solbourne, Sony, Specialized Products, Spectracom, Systems Control, Star Technologies, Stereographics, Storage Technology, Stratus, Standard Design, Sun Microsystems, Superset, Synergy Computer Corporation, Systech, Symbolics, System Industries.

Box 5:
Sytek, Tektronix, Telephoto, Teleray, Televideo, Tempest Technologies, Teradyne, TI, 3Com, Topaz Electronics, Topologix, Tymshare, Ungermann-Bass, UltraNetwork Technologies, Ultra Systems (Defense & Space), Universal Data Systems, Valid Logic, Systolix Systems, Talaris Systems, TCL Inc., Teac, Tech Source, Tecstore, Versatek, Vicom, Vitec, Western Peripherals, Westward Techology, Wyse Technology, Xanalog, XCAT, Xenologic, Xerox, Xyplex, Xylogics, Zetaco, Zycad.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

Array processors; Computer industry; Computer storage devices; Computer systems; Image processing; Microcomputers; minicomputers

Collection Title

Mark Ellson collection of brochures and product specifications

Credit

Gift of Mark Ellson

Lot Number

X6964.2014