Ricardo Alfaro collection of Fairchild material, circa 1963-1998
- Physical description
- 2 boxes
At the library
Finding aidOnline Archive of California
Limited on-site access
Researchers in the Stanford community can request to view these materials in the Special Collections Reading Room. Entry to the Reading Room is by appointment only.
|M1916 BOX 1||In-library use|
|M1916 BOX 2||In-library use|
- Alfaro, Ricardo, collector.
- Finding aid
- Finding aid available online
- The material consists of Fairchild brochures, planning documents, a "Goodbye Fairchild" Party planning binder, ephemera related to the deaths of Lewis H. Young and Robert N. Noyce, conference papers, business cards, computer chips, and other objects.
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- Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.
- Cite as
- [identification of item], Ricardo Alfaro collection of Fairchild material (M1916). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.
- Gift of Ricardo Alfaro; 2015. Accession MSS 2012-177.
- Ricardo "Kim" Alfaro worked as the Promotion Manager at Fairchild Semiconductor, writing some of the first marketing brochures for microchips there. Fairchild was founded in 1957 by employees leaving Shockley Semiconductor, and was intially funded by Fairchild Camera and Instrument Corporation. The business specialized in high-frequency silicon transistors and practical monolithic integrated circuits.
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