The letter on the attached pdf file was written by Ivan Sutherland, at that time a professor at Caltech, to his brother Bert Sutherland, a manager at the Xerox Palo Alto Research Center. This document stimulated the VLSI design project at Xerox and the 1979 Conway-Mead text "Introduction to VLSI Systems" based on the results of that work. The letter was included in Lynn Conway's donation of documents to the museum in May 2008. Donated by Lynn Conway. 4 scanned pages.
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