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2016.015.005.215.1-.31 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Tubing, Early 1960s - May 1980. Group of documents on tubing products produced by the Raychem Corporation. Documents types include: specifications, product brochures, application bulletins, application information, selection guides, etc. Documents are arranged by group then print date. 2016.015.005.215.11-.21 are mixed product literature 2016.015.005.215.11-.21 are application bulletins 2016.015.005.215.22-.26 are application information sheets 2016.015.005.215.27-.31 are product guides PDF inventory available in media tab of collections database.

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Tubing, Early 1960s - May 1980. Group of documents on tubing products produced by the Raychem Corporation. Documents types include: specifications, product brochures, application bulletins, application information, selection guides, etc. Documents are arranged by group then print date. 2016.015.005.215.11-.21 are mixed product literature 2016.015.005.215.11-.21 are application bulletins 2016.015.005.215.22-.26 are application information sheets 2016.015.005.215.27-.31 are product guides PDF inventory available in media tab of collections database.

2016.015.005.216 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Tubing, 1960s. Split-pin binder of mixed tubing documents. The folder is made from black paper and labeled "RAYCLAD TUBES / INCORPORATED" on cover in green ink. "Jud Smith 1966" is handwritten on the first page. Document types include data sheets, specifications, comparison charts, specification control drawings, etc.

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Tubing, 1960s. Split-pin binder of mixed tubing documents. The folder is made from black paper and labeled "RAYCLAD TUBES / INCORPORATED" on cover in green ink. "Jud Smith 1966" is handwritten on the first page. Document types include data sheets, specifications, comparison charts, specification control drawings, etc.

2016.015.005.218 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Thermofit Molded Parts, 1960s. Spiral bound documents on Thermofit molded parts produced by the Raychem Corporation. "RAYCLAD TUBES INCORPORATED / HARNESSING SYSTEM / THERMOFIT / The tubing with a memory" is printed in green on the front cover. "ROOT" is handwritten in red ink at top left and "O. B. Root" is stamped in ink at top right. An address stamped inside the front cover reads, 13437 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA. Document types include data sheets, specification sheets, specification drawings, etc.

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Thermofit Molded Parts, 1960s. Spiral bound documents on Thermofit molded parts produced by the Raychem Corporation. "RAYCLAD TUBES INCORPORATED / HARNESSING SYSTEM / THERMOFIT / The tubing with a memory" is printed in green on the front cover. "ROOT" is handwritten in red ink at top left and "O. B. Root" is stamped in ink at top right. An address stamped inside the front cover reads, 13437 Ventura Boulevard, Sherman Oaks, CA. Document types include data sheets, specification sheets, specification drawings, etc.

2016.015.005.219.1-.37 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Wire and Cable, c. 1957 - August 1983. Group of documents on wire and cable products produced by the Raychem Corporation between the late 1950s and August 1983. Document types include specifications, data sheets, bound mixed literature, and reference books. Documents are arranged by group then print date. 2016.015.005.219.1-.4 are specification sheets 2016.015.005.219.5-.34 are data sheets and product advertising leaflets 2016.015.005.219.35 is a multiple page document on "Raythene N Hook Up Wire" to specification MIL-W-12349 2016.015.005.219.36 is a group of bound documents in cluding specifications and control drawings in a split-ring binder with "Jud Smith 1966" handwritten on the front cover 2016.015.005.219.37 is a spiral bound Wire and Cable Division reference book prepared for Joe Rogers

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Wire and Cable, c. 1957 - August 1983. Group of documents on wire and cable products produced by the Raychem Corporation between the late 1950s and August 1983. Document types include specifications, data sheets, bound mixed literature, and reference books. Documents are arranged by group then print date. 2016.015.005.219.1-.4 are specification sheets 2016.015.005.219.5-.34 are data sheets and product advertising leaflets 2016.015.005.219.35 is a multiple page document on "Raythene N Hook Up Wire" to specification MIL-W-12349 2016.015.005.219.36 is a group of bound documents in cluding specifications and control drawings in a split-ring bind

2016.015.005.220.1-.70 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Coaxial Cable, May 1957 - 1967. Group of documents on coaxial cable products produced by the Raychem Corporation between May 1957 and 1967. The original binder was labled on the spine, "RAYCHEM CORP. / Product History File / OLD COAX [handwritten in graphite] / Do Not Remove." Document types include specification sheets, technical reports, selection guides, a report on Rayfoam, etc. Booklet of product samples stored in the back of the binder are now stored seperately. Documents are in original order. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Coaxial Cable, May 1957 - 1967. Group of documents on coaxial cable products produced by the Raychem Corporation between May 1957 and 1967. The original binder was labled on the spine, "RAYCHEM CORP. / Product History File / OLD COAX [handwritten in graphite] / Do Not Remove." Document types include specification sheets, technical reports, selection guides, a report on Rayfoam, etc. Booklet of product samples stored in the back of the binder are now stored seperately. Documents are in original order. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

2016.015.005.221.1-.87 - Raychem Corporation Final Report to Western Electric Company on the Development of Automatic Coaxial Content Termination Machines, June 1969. A report with typewritten text and black and white photographs completed by the Raychem Corporation for the Western Electric Company. The report title page reads, "Final Report / to / Western Electric Company / Burlington, North Carolina / Development / of / Automatic Coaxial Content Termination Machines / June 1969." Documents are in original order. Approximately 87 pages. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

Raychem Corporation Final Report to Western Electric Company on the Development of Automatic Coaxial Content Termination Machines, June 1969. A report with typewritten text and black and white photographs completed by the Raychem Corporation for the Western Electric Company. The report title page reads, "Final Report / to / Western Electric Company / Burlington, North Carolina / Development / of / Automatic Coaxial Content Termination Machines / June 1969." Documents are in original order. Approximately 87 pages. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

2016.015.005.222.1-.30 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Chemelex Consumer Products, c. late 1960s - 1970s. Group of consumer product advertisements and product samples originally stored together in a 3-ring binder. Documents are in original order. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Chemelex Consumer Products, c. late 1960s - 1970s. Group of consumer product advertisements and product samples originally stored together in a 3-ring binder. Documents are in original order. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

2016.015.005.223.1-.11 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Chemelex, February 1979 - May 1982. Group of documents on the Raychem Corporation's Chemelex subsidiary product lines. The Chemelex dividion specialized in heat tracing technology. Document dates range from February 1979 to May 1982.

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Chemelex, February 1979 - May 1982. Group of documents on the Raychem Corporation's Chemelex subsidiary product lines. The Chemelex dividion specialized in heat tracing technology. Document dates range from February 1979 to May 1982.

2016.015.005.225.1-.57 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Thermofit Marine Products, 1960s. Group of documents on the Thermofit Marine product line produced by the Raychem Corporation. Documents were originally stored in a binder labeled, "thermofit marine products" on the front and spine. Documents are divided by tabbed sections: -Electrical Systems -Cable Caps -Cable Sleeves -Electronic System -Wire and Cable -Harness Coverings and Accessories -Terminations -Thermofit Molds -Maintenance Kits -Protective Covers -Tools and Accessories -Material Specifications Documents are in original order. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

Raychem Corporation Product Literature, Thermofit Marine Products, 1960s. Group of documents on the Thermofit Marine product line produced by the Raychem Corporation. Documents were originally stored in a binder labeled, "thermofit marine products" on the front and spine. Documents are divided by tabbed sections: -Electrical Systems -Cable Caps -Cable Sleeves -Electronic System -Wire and Cable -Harness Coverings and Accessories -Terminations -Thermofit Molds -Maintenance Kits -Protective Covers -Tools and Accessories -Material Specifications Documents are in original order. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

2016.015.005.226 - Raychem Corporation Product Literature used by J. Allen Harper, Jr., late 1960s - early 1970s. Wire and Cable product documents produced by the Raychem Corporation and used by J. Allen Harper, Jr. The documents are bound in a hardcover book with a black cover. Silver text on the cover reads, "Raychem / J. Allen Harper Jr." An adhesive label at top left reads, "WRF 117". Document types include data sheets, brochures, specifications, selection guides, etc. Dates range from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. Tabbed sections include: Wire and Cable SPEC 44 Wire SPEC 88 Wire Coaxile Cable Rayovin Wire Tubing Molded Parts

Raychem Corporation Product Literature used by J. Allen Harper, Jr., late 1960s - early 1970s. Wire and Cable product documents produced by the Raychem Corporation and used by J. Allen Harper, Jr. The documents are bound in a hardcover book with a black cover. Silver text on the cover reads, "Raychem / J. Allen Harper Jr." An adhesive label at top left reads, "WRF 117". Document types include data sheets, brochures, specifications, selection guides, etc. Dates range from the late 1960s to the early 1970s. Tabbed sections include: Wire and Cable SPEC 44 Wire SPEC 88 Wire Coaxile Cable Rayovin Wire Tubing Molded Parts

2016.015.005.228 - Raychem Corporation Electronics Products Catalog, July 1993. Perfect bound (adhesive) Raychem Corporation product catalog titled, "Raychem Electronics Products Catalog: Inventive Solutions for Electronics." The cover has a black and white photograph of various products and text is printed with red and black ink. "A. Henesian" is handwritten in blue ballpoint pen at top right. "Effective: August 1993" is printed on the spine. The print date at the back of the catalog is July 1993.

Raychem Corporation Electronics Products Catalog, July 1993. Perfect bound (adhesive) Raychem Corporation product catalog titled, "Raychem Electronics Products Catalog: Inventive Solutions for Electronics." The cover has a black and white photograph of various products and text is printed with red and black ink. "A. Henesian" is handwritten in blue ballpoint pen at top right. "Effective: August 1993" is printed on the spine. The print date at the back of the catalog is July 1993.

2016.015.005.231 - Heat-shrinkable Products: Crosslinking through Radiation Chemistry, April 1977. Data sheet produced by the Raychem Corporation that explains the process of radiation chemistry. The front side of the sheet has white and black text on a red background. Text at top center reads, "Heat-shrinkable Products / Crosslinking through Radiation Chemistry" above a large geometric graphic. The back of the sheet contains small text and graphics illustrating the process.

Heat-shrinkable Products: Crosslinking through Radiation Chemistry, April 1977. Data sheet produced by the Raychem Corporation that explains the process of radiation chemistry. The front side of the sheet has white and black text on a red background. Text at top center reads, "Heat-shrinkable Products / Crosslinking through Radiation Chemistry" above a large geometric graphic. The back of the sheet contains small text and graphics illustrating the process.

2016.015.005.232 - Raychem Corporation Press Release, February 3, 1989. Photocopy of a Raychem Corporation Press Release dated February 3, 1989. The subject reads, "Raychem Adopts Stockholder Rights Plan." The document is 2 pages and notes the Raychem press contact Raymond J. Sims.

Raychem Corporation Press Release, February 3, 1989. Photocopy of a Raychem Corporation Press Release dated February 3, 1989. The subject reads, "Raychem Adopts Stockholder Rights Plan." The document is 2 pages and notes the Raychem press contact Raymond J. Sims.

2016.015.005.233 - Raychem Corporation Cross-Linking Display Board, c. 1957-1999. Beige plastic board produced by the Raychem Corporation contains text and graphics in black ink thaat explain the process of cross-linking polymers. "Thermofit / Heat Shrinkable Products" is printed at the top.

Raychem Corporation Cross-Linking Display Board, c. 1957-1999. Beige plastic board produced by the Raychem Corporation contains text and graphics in black ink thaat explain the process of cross-linking polymers. "Thermofit / Heat Shrinkable Products" is printed at the top.

2016.015.005.234 - Raychem Wire and Cable for Military and Commercial Electronics, c. 1960s-1970s. Plastic laminated color document produced by the Raychem Corporation titled, "Raychem Wire and Cable for Military and Commercial Electronics." The front features information on Specification 44 aircraft wire, Rayovin heat-resistant hookup wire, and Cheminax coaxial cable. The back features aircraft wires Stilan, Specification 88A, and Specification 44.

Raychem Wire and Cable for Military and Commercial Electronics, c. 1960s-1970s. Plastic laminated color document produced by the Raychem Corporation titled, "Raychem Wire and Cable for Military and Commercial Electronics." The front features information on Specification 44 aircraft wire, Rayovin heat-resistant hookup wire, and Cheminax coaxial cable. The back features aircraft wires Stilan, Specification 88A, and Specification 44.

2016.015.005.229.1-.73 - Raychem Corporation Mixed Product Literature, 1960s-1980s. Group of mixed product documents produced by the Raychem Corporation between the 1960s and the 1980s. Document types include data sheets, brochures, and magazine advertisements. Documents are in original order. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

Raychem Corporation Mixed Product Literature, 1960s-1980s. Group of mixed product documents produced by the Raychem Corporation between the 1960s and the 1980s. Document types include data sheets, brochures, and magazine advertisements. Documents are in original order. Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

2016.015.005.87.1-.95 - Raychem Corporation Organizational Charts, 1961-1990 (First half of binder) Binder of photocopied organizational charts from the Raychem Corporation divided by tabbed sections. Dates range from 1961 to 1990, and the documents are arranged in their original order. Section labels: OOPS Administration Country MGRS. ORG. DEVEL. Finance & Admin. Comm & DATA Electronics Industrial International Manufacturing Metal Prod. Business DEV. Manufacturing Corporate Product Review Patents Corp. Tech Raynet Obsolete (plus loose pages stored in front and back pockets) Documents removed from original binder due to condition; original binder label read, "Current Organizational Charts."

Raychem Corporation Organizational Charts, 1961-1990 (First half of binder) Binder of photocopied organizational charts from the Raychem Corporation divided by tabbed sections. Dates range from 1961 to 1990, and the documents are arranged in their original order. Section labels: OOPS Administration Country MGRS. ORG. DEVEL. Finance & Admin. Comm & DATA Electronics Industrial International Manufacturing Metal Prod. Business DEV. Manufacturing Corporate Product Review Patents Corp. Tech Raynet Obsolete (plus loose pages stored in front and back pockets) Documents removed from original binder due to condition; original binder label read, "Current Organizational Charts

2016.015.005.87.96-.174 - Raychem Corporation Organizational Charts, 1961-1990 (Second half of binder) Binder of photocopied organizational charts from the Raychem Corporation divided by tabbed sections. Dates range from 1961 to 1990, and the documents are arranged in their original order. Section labels: OOPS Administration Country MGRS. ORG. DEVEL. Finance & Admin. Comm & DATA Electronics Industrial International Manufacturing Metal Prod. Business DEV. Manufacturing Corporate Product Review Patents Corp. Tech Raynet Obsolete (plus loose pages stored in front and back pockets) Documents removed from original binder due to condition; original binder label read, "Current Organizational Charts."

Raychem Corporation Organizational Charts, 1961-1990 (Second half of binder) Binder of photocopied organizational charts from the Raychem Corporation divided by tabbed sections. Dates range from 1961 to 1990, and the documents are arranged in their original order. Section labels: OOPS Administration Country MGRS. ORG. DEVEL. Finance & Admin. Comm & DATA Electronics Industrial International Manufacturing Metal Prod. Business DEV. Manufacturing Corporate Product Review Patents Corp. Tech Raynet Obsolete (plus loose pages stored in front and back pockets) Documents removed from original binder due to condition; original binder label read, "Current Organizational Chart

2016.015.005.100.1-.118 - Raychem / Tyco Architectural Drawings, 1988-2001. Architectural drawings of buildings in Menlo Park and Redwood City owned by the Raychem Corporation and later Tyco International (Tyco purchased Raychem in 1999). Addresses include but are not limited to: 300 Constitution Drive, Oakside at Northside, 220 Jefferson, 2555 Bay Road, and 934 Charter. The majority of the drawings are dated April 15, 1999. Drawings are printed in black ink on white paper and are all approximately 11.25" x 17.25". Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

Raychem / Tyco Architectural Drawings, 1988-2001. Architectural drawings of buildings in Menlo Park and Redwood City owned by the Raychem Corporation and later Tyco International (Tyco purchased Raychem in 1999). Addresses include but are not limited to: 300 Constitution Drive, Oakside at Northside, 220 Jefferson, 2555 Bay Road, and 934 Charter. The majority of the drawings are dated April 15, 1999. Drawings are printed in black ink on white paper and are all approximately 11.25" x 17.25". Original binder discarded due to poor condition.

2016.015.003.23-.35 - Raychem VHS Video Cassettes, 1980s-1990s. 2016.015.003.23Raychem in Response, 1990, 11 min. 2016.015.003.24Blue Angels Shoot, 3 VHS tapes, 45 min. 2016.015.003.25Management Group Meeting, 4Q87, 63 min. 2016.015.003.26Management Group Meeting, 1Q88, 58 min. 2016.015.003.27Outlook, VHS dub, 22.32 min., 1984 2016.015.003.28Bob Halperin 60th Birthday 2016.015.003.29Bob Halperin Farewell (4 copies), 96 min. 2016.015.003.30.1Centipede Judging (Billion-Dollar Day) 2016.015.003.31Hats off to Bob Saldich, 58.04 min. 2016.015.003.32Excerpt from Hats off to Bob Saldich, Dancers Only, 5.23 min. 2016.015.003.33Message from Bob Saldich, 7-1-91, 10 min. 2016.015.003.34International Interviews 4Q93 2016.015.003.35Chemelex Installation Training

Raychem VHS Video Cassettes, 1980s-1990s. 2016.015.003.23Raychem in Response, 1990, 11 min. 2016.015.003.24Blue Angels Shoot, 3 VHS tapes, 45 min. 2016.015.003.25Management Group Meeting, 4Q87, 63 min. 2016.015.003.26Management Group Meeting, 1Q88, 58 min. 2016.015.003.27Outlook, VHS dub, 22.32 min., 1984 2016.015.003.28Bob Halperin 60th Birthday 2016.015.003.29Bob Halperin Farewell (4 copies), 96 min. 2016.015.003.30.1Centipede Judging (Billion-Dollar Day) 2016.015.003.31Hats off to Bob Saldich, 58.04 min. 2016.015.003.32Excerpt from Hats off to Bob Saldich, Dancers Only, 5.23 min. 2016.015.003.33Message from Bob Saldich, 7-1-91, 10 min. 2016.015.003.34International Interviews