Artifact Details


The Raytheon Computer Armchair Shopper

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1960 ca.


Raytheon Company


4 p.


9 1/2 x 7 3/8 in.

Copyright Holder

Raytheon Company


Brochure is red and gray with a design motif of an olde time advertising flier. A drawing of a Victorian era man, in a top hat and tails sitting on a chair reading a newspaper on which information about the Raytheon computer is printed, decorates the front of the brochure. The back shows a poster style announcement of The Raytheon Computer Armchair Shopper. Printed in the address area of the back cover is: Thomas J. Buckholtz, Hughes Airchraft, Palos Verdes Estates, Calif. Two holes are punched in the side of the brochure for placement in a 3-ring binder. The text contents include: How do you turn an ordinaray analog computer into a state-of-the-art hyrid system? NASA is doing it with Raytheon Computer's new 520 System and high-speed multiverter.; What's a multiverter? an integrated circuit multiplexer, sample & hold amplifier and analog-to-digital converter in a single unit. You can pick on up at Raytheon Computer. and nowhere else. A tear-off, mailable, postcard is included that gives the user a choice of product information to request and a place to write your name and address, addressed to Raytheon Computer. The business card for Arthur Williams of Williams & Hedge, Inc. is included. The reverse side of this card shows a list of electronic manufacturing companies one of which is Ratheon.


Promotional Material


Raytheon Company; Business applications; Fortran IV (Software); Software; Raytheon 520 (Computer); promotional material; Digital computer


Gift of Thomas J. Buckholtz and Helen T. Buckholtz

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