Morgan Sparks Commemorative Phone Box

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Date Introduced
1981 ca.
Photographer
Richards, Mark
Dimensions
overall: 6 1/2 in x 10 3/8 in x 8 in
Manufacturer
Bell Laboratories
Credit Line
Gift of Morgan Sparks Jr.
Copyright Owner
© Mark Richards
Object ID
102718939

Morgan Sparks hand-built the first working unit of Shockley’s junction transistor. The display at the top of this box includes a replica of that first device (center), plus other artifacts related to Sparks’s career at Bell Labs.