Magellan Systems Corporation GPS Records, 1986-2007
McGregor, Jean Tuck
Tuck, Edward F
Weill, Lawrence R (Lawrence Randolph) 1938-
White, James P
Magellan Systems Corporation
MiTAC International Digital Corporation
12 cu. ft. : 15 boxes
Founded in 1986, Magellan GPS is a company which, though not the first to develop GPS devices, has been an innovator in the field. It introduced the first handheld commercial GPS receiver and was also the first to make GPS devices affordable to consumers.
Archival materials documenting various aspects of the development of the Magellan GPS device, including the engineering, research, design, manufacturing, and marketing of the device. The collection includes correspondence and internal company reports and memoranda; design drawings; research notes; schematics; photographs, slides and negatives; video and audiocassettes; advertisements; articles and clippings; press releases; operational manuals; and miscellaneous papers.
MagellanSystems Corporation GPS Records, 1986-2007, Archives Center, National Museum of American History