Artifact Details

Title

Guide to the Hewitt D. Crane papers

Catalog Number

102733959

Type

Text

Date

1959-2005

Author

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

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Extent

5 linear feet, 4 record cartons

Description

The Hewitt D. Crane papers document Crane’s time as an engineer and inventor at Stanford Research Institute (later renamed SRI International), from 1959 to 2005. Included in the collection are materials related to some of the systems and products he developed, including all-magnetic computing and logic systems, the Purkinje Image Eye-Tracker, handwriting verification systems, and auditory neuroscience systems. Also included are manuscripts for his book “A Cubic Mile of Oil: Realities and Options for Averting the Looming Global Energy Crisis” and a history of the winery he co-founded, Ridge Vineyards.

Category

Finding Aid

Subject

Cradle Technologies; electrical engineering; Eye tracking; Magnetic tracking; Optical character recognition; Stanford Research Institute (SRI); SRI International

Collection Title

Hewitt D. Crane papers

Credit

Gift of Hewitt D. Crane family

Lot Number

X4338.2008