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Magellan Systems Corporation GPS Records, 1986-2007

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Donor:
Magellan GPS
Barta, Gary
Itnyre, Janice
McGregor, Jean Tuck
Rea, Donald
Tuck, Edward F
Weill, Lawrence R (Lawrence Randolph) 1938-
White, James P
Magellan Systems Corporation
MiTAC International Digital Corporation
Physical description:
12 cu. ft. : 15 boxes
Type:
Advertisements
Collection descriptions
Articles
Audio cassettes
Clippings
Correspondence
Design drawings
Instructional materials
Manuals
Memorandums
Notebooks
Notes
Photographs
Press releases
Reports
Videocassettes
Date:
1986
1986-2007
1980-2000
2000-2010
1980-1990
1990-2000
1950-2000
Notes:
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.
Summary:
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.
Cite as:
MagellanSystems Corporation GPS Records, 1986-2007, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Global Positioning System
GPS receivers
Navigation
Navigation equipment and supplies
Satellites
Black-and-white negatives
Local number:
2010.3065 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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