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Guide to the Jay Beck collection
X2979.2005  
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Description
The Jay Beck collection is made up of printed material including articles, product advertisements and brochures, price data, and product specifications. The collection focuses on computer systems, hardware graphics systems, software graphics, CAD, CAE, graphic arts, networking, and languages.
Background
Jay Beck is a systems architect who worked for Tek Labs, E&S, and Delta Graphics during his collection period. This collection came into being from Beck's personal interest in keeping up with technological developments, primarily during the 1980s.
Extent
11.25 Linear feet, 9 record cartons
Restrictions
The Computer History Museum (CHM) can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Requests for copying and permission to publish, quote, or reproduce any portion of the Computer History Museum's collection must be obtained jointly from both the copyright holder (if applicable) and the Computer History Museum.
Availability
The collection is open for research.