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Image of 2016.015 - Raychem Corporation Collection, 1957 - 2017. The Raychem Corporation Collection documents the products and activities of the company through material collected by a group of former employees known as the Raychemers.  The bulk of the materials consist of photographs, paper documents, periodicals, product samples, and audio/visual material. 

See series records for detailed descriptions of content

The records in the collection are arranged in 5 series.  The contents of each series have been arranged by material type.  The series arrangement of the records is as follows:

Series I: Photographs, c. 1957 - 1999 (2016.015.001)
Series I spans catalog records: 2016.015.001.1 -  2016.015.001.166
Allied Material: 2015.029.002 - .005; 2017.006.003 - .016; 2017.009.001 - .004

This series consists of black and white photographs and color photographs of Raychem facilities, Company events and information, the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and the in-house Raychem Photo Library.

Series II: Objects, 1957-2008 (2016.015.002)

Series II spans catalog records: 2016.015.002.1 -  2016.015.002.68
Allied Material: 2015.012.001 - .002; 2015.029.006; 2015.030.001; 2016.001.001 - .017; 2016.001.019 - .048; 2016.001.052 - .059; 2016.024.001; 2016.026.001-.007; 2016.032.001.

This series consists of product samples, commemorative items, memorabilia, clothing, and tools.

Series III: Audio/Visual, 1972-2017 (2016.015.003)

Series III spans catalog records: 2016.015.003.1 -  2016.015.003.45
Allied Material: 2015.029.007; 2015.034.001; 2017.006.001

This series consists of 16mm film, U-matic and VHS video tape, one audio cassette, CDs, DVDs, and digital files. Topics include Raychem company events, product promotion, exhibit shows, the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and speeches given at Raychemer luncheons.

Series IV: Books and Periodicals, 1965-1995 (2016.015.004)

Series IV spans catalog records 2016.015.004.1 -  2016.015.004.14
Allied Material: 2016.001.051; 2016.018.001; 2016.001.060

This series consists of books, magazines, and newsletters. Topics include Raychem employee culture, the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and the artist Jerome Kirk.

Series V: Documents, 1957-1998 (2016.015.005)

Series V spans catalog records 2016.015.005.1 -  2016.015.005.241
Allied Material: 2015.029.001; 2016.001.018A-J; 2016.001.049 - .050

This series consists of original and photocopied documents, handwritten notes, booklets, leaflets, diagrams, and posters. Topics include annual reports, financial reports, publicity, company history, company management, human resources, laboratory reports, technical reports, advertisements, newspaper and magazine clippings, and product literature.

2016.015 - Raychem Corporation Collection, 1957 - 2017. The Raychem Corporation Collection documents the products and activities of the company through material collected by a group of former employees known as the Raychemers. The bulk of the materials consist of photographs, paper documents, periodicals, product samples, and audio/visual material. See series records for detailed descriptions of content The records in the collection are arranged in 5 series. The contents of each series have been arranged by material type. The series arrangement of the records is as follows: Series I: Photographs, c. 1957 - 1999 (2016.015.001) Series I spans catalog records: 2016.015.001.1 - 2016.015.001.166 Allied Material: 2015.029.002 - .005; 2017.006.003 - .016; 2017.009.001 - .004 This series consists of black and white photographs and color photographs of Raychem facilities, Company events and information, the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and the in-house Raychem Photo Library. Series II: Objects, 1957-2008 (2016.015.002) Series II spans catalog records: 2016.015.002.1 - 2016.015.002.68 Allied Material: 2015.012.001 - .002; 2015.029.006; 2015.030.001; 2016.001.001 - .017; 2016.001.019 - .048; 2016.001.052 - .059; 2016.024.001; 2016.026.001-.007; 2016.032.001. This series consists of product samples, commemorative items, memorabilia, clothing, and tools. Series III: Audio/Visual, 1972-2017 (2016.015.003) Series III spans catalog records: 2016.015.003.1 - 2016.015.003.45 Allied Material: 2015.029.007; 2015.034.001; 2017.006.001 This series consists of 16mm film, U-matic and VHS video tape, one audio cassette, CDs, DVDs, and digital files. Topics include Raychem company events, product promotion, exhibit shows, the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and speeches given at Raychemer luncheons. Series IV: Books and Periodicals, 1965-1995 (2016.015.004) Series IV spans catalog records 2016.015.004.1 - 2016.015.004.14 Allied Material: 2016.001.051; 2016.018.001; 2016.001.060 This series consists of books, magazines, and newsletters. Topics include Raychem employee culture, the construction of the Trans-Alaska Pipeline, and the artist Jerome Kirk. Series V: Documents, 1957-1998 (2016.015.005) Series V spans catalog records 2016.015.005.1 - 2016.015.005.241 Allied Material: 2015.029.001; 2016.001.018A-J; 2016.001.049 - .050 This series consists of original and photocopied documents, handwritten notes, booklets, leaflets, diagrams, and posters. Topics include annual reports, financial reports, publicity, company history, company management, human resources, laboratory reports, technical reports, advertisements, newspaper and magazine clippings, and product literature.

Record Type: Archive