Artifact Details

Title

Guide to the Seymour Rubinstein collection of MicroPro International Corporation records

Catalog Number

102762352

Type

Text

Date

1978-1986, bulk 1981-1986

Author

Harling, Adrienne; Lott, Sara Chabino

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Extent

3.75 linear feet

Description

The Seymour Rubinstein collection of MicroPro International Corporation records consists of records that Rubinstein retained for his own use from his tenure at MicroPro International Corporation Rubinstein was the founder and CEO of MicroPro, and an influential innovator in the software industry. Rubinstein was the lead developer of MicroPro’s flagship product WordStar, which was the first commercially successful software application for the personal computer. This collection includes records about MicroPro’s financial, legal, and personnel history as well as the marketing, sales, and development of MicroPro products, especially WordStar. It also includes a small amount of Rubinstein’s personal papers.

Category

Finding Aid

Subject

MicroPro International Corporation; Rubinstein, Seymour; WordStar 2000; Word processing -- Software

Collection Title

Seymour Rubinstein collection of MicroPro International Corporation records

Credit

Gift of Seymour Rubinstein

Lot Number

X4735.2008