Earl Masterson papers
Scope and Content Note
The Earl Masterson Papers contain Masterson's collection of material on computer peripheral equipment.
- Masterson, Earl (Person)
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Access to the collection is unrestricted.
The Charles Babbage Institute holds the copyright to all materials in the collection, except for items covered by a prior copyright (such as published materials). Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).
Earl Masterson grew up in Kokomo, Indiana. In the 1940s, Masterson worked for RCA and made contributions in the area of audio recording. In the 1950s, he worked for Univac, where he developed a high-speed computer printer in 1954 and additionally helped to develop the vacuum tube. In 1963, Masterson left Univac for Honeywell, where he rose to head the operation for developing computer peripheral equipment. He retired in 1977 for a consulting business. Masterson passed away in 2002.
16 boxes (16 cubic feet)
Papers contain Earl Masterson's collection of material on computer peripheral equipment.
Collection was donated by Earl Masterson in 2000.
- Computer peripherals. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Earl Masterson Papers.
- Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Valerie MacDonald, 2009.
- September 2009
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