Artifact Details

Title

Memento

Catalog Number

102766314

Type

Physical Object

Date

August 1969

Manufacturer

Shell Research

Dimensions

overall: 4 3/4 in x 6 in x 3 in

Description

The object is a memento with a microscope viewing feature focused on a chip, a magnified illustration of a chip, and a bronze plaque containing the following verbiage, "THE FIRST OF SHELL'S M.O.S.F.E.T. DEVELOPMENTS: A 512 BIT RANDOM ACCESS MEMORY PRESENTED TO: MR. T.A. O'NEILL AUG, '69." There are also three signatures scratched into the top of the clear plastic base: A. Christensen, H. M. Martin, R. E. Brinn.

Credit

Gift of Tim O'Neill

Lot Number

X8204.2017