Artifact Details

Title

Guide to the Charles A. Jortberg collection

Catalog Number

102733949

Type

Text

Date

1946-1990; bulk 1960-1980

Author

Doub, Bo; Hayden, Kim; Lott, Sara Chabino

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Extent

18.75 linear feet in 15 record cartons

Description

The Charles A. Jortberg collection contains materials from 1946 to 1990 which Jortberg amassed during his career in the computer industry. He worked for IBM, Viatron, and his own firm, Jortberg & Associates, which consulted on high-tech patent litigation and computer systems integration. The collection includes manuals, reports, catalogs, promotional material, books, articles, and newsletters from a variety of computer companies, such as Viatron, IBM, DEC, Remington Rand, RCA, Wang, Texas Instruments, Hewlett-Packard, and others. A small amount of the collection consists of legal documents related to patent applications and trials.

Category

Finding Aid

Subject

Computer industry; Digital Equipment Corporation; General Electric Company; International Business Machines Corporation; Jortberg, Charles A.; Radio Corporation of America; Remington Rand, Inc.; Univac computer; Viatron Computer Systems Corporation

Collection Title

Charles A. Jortberg collection

Credit

Courtesy of Charles Jortberg

Lot Number

X2381.2002