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Image of 2016.015.003.4 - In Search of Excellence Part 1, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 54 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is half red and half white with black text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "Scotch  /  3M  /  MBU 30 Color Plus  /  Master Broadcast  /  Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic" and "Made in USA."  Handwritten text in black ink on the lower white half of the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE'  /  PART 1." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 A" is adhered over the sleeve at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with white, clear, and black plastic. A white paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette. The manufacturer's information is printed in red ink and reads, "MBU 45  /  3M  /  Master Broadcast  /  Videocassette  /  Color Plus." Handwritten information in black ink reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE'  /  NTSC  /  PART 1 [underlined] ; 54:00 MINUTES  /  FOR Raychem INTERNAL USE ONLY."

2016.015.003.4 - In Search of Excellence Part 1, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 54 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is half red and half white with black text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "Scotch / 3M / MBU 30 Color Plus / Master Broadcast / Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic" and "Made in USA." Handwritten text in black ink on the lower white half of the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 1." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 A" is adhered over the sleeve at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with white, clear, and black plastic. A white paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette. The manufacturer's information is printed in red ink and reads, "MBU 45 / 3M / Master Broadcast / Videocassette / Color Plus." Handwritten information in black ink reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / NTSC / PART 1 [underlined] ; 54:00 MINUTES / FOR Raychem INTERNAL USE ONLY."

In Search of Excellence Part 1, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 54 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is half red and half white with black text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "Scotch / 3M / MBU 30 Color Plus / Master Broadcast / Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic" and "Made in USA." Handwritten text in black ink on the lower white half of the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 1." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten

Image of 2016.015.003.5 - In Search of Excellence Part 2, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 34 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with red text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "MBU 45  /  Master Broadcast  /  Videocassette  /  Color Plus." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE'  /  PART 2." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 B" is adhered to the spine over the sleeve at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and black plastic. A white paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette. The manufacturer's information is printed in red ink and reads, "MBU 45  /  3M  /  Master Broadcast  /  Videocassette  /  Color Plus." Handwritten information in black ink reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE'  /  PART 2 [underlined] ; 34:00 MINUTES  /  FOR RAYChEM INTERNAL USE ONLY."

2016.015.003.5 - In Search of Excellence Part 2, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 34 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with red text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "MBU 45 / Master Broadcast / Videocassette / Color Plus." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 2." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 B" is adhered to the spine over the sleeve at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and black plastic. A white paper label is adhered to the top of the cassette. The manufacturer's information is printed in red ink and reads, "MBU 45 / 3M / Master Broadcast / Videocassette / Color Plus." Handwritten information in black ink reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 2 [underlined] ; 34:00 MINUTES / FOR RAYChEM INTERNAL USE ONLY."

In Search of Excellence Part 2, c. 1971-1999. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with 34 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with red text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed manufacturer's information at top reads, "MBU 45 / Master Broadcast / Videocassette / Color Plus." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, " 'IN SEARCH OF EXCELLENCE' / PART 2." The same printed manufacturer's information and handwritten title also appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "V00027 B" is adhered to the spine over the sleeve at top. The

Image of 2016.015.003.6 - Outlook, 1984. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 22 minute 32 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a brown logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with a rounded left side and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" printed as the bottom side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM  /  OUTLOOK DECEMBER 1984  /  TOM PETERS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE  /  FOR VIEWING BY RAYCHEM EMPLOYEES ONLY  /  COLOR  /  3/4 DUB  /  22.32." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00005" is adhered over the sleeve at the top of the spine. 
The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and black plastic. "Maxell Professional Use P341" is printed in yellow ink on the hinge piece that covers the magnetic tape. A white paper label is adhered to the front and top of the cassette that contains the same logo and typewritten text as on the tape's case.

2016.015.003.6 - Outlook, 1984. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 22 minute 32 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a brown logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with a rounded left side and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" printed as the bottom side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM / OUTLOOK DECEMBER 1984 / TOM PETERS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE / FOR VIEWING BY RAYCHEM EMPLOYEES ONLY / COLOR / 3/4 DUB / 22.32." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. A white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00005" is adhered over the sleeve at the top of the spine. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and black plastic. "Maxell Professional Use P341" is printed in yellow ink on the hinge piece that covers the magnetic tape. A white paper label is adhered to the front and top of the cassette that contains the same logo and typewritten text as on the tape's case.

Outlook, 1984. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 22 minute 32 second run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is white with a brown logo and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. The logo has a thin line rectangular border with a rounded left side and "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. Tel. 415 967-6040" printed as the bottom side of the border. Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM / OUTLOOK DECEMBER 1984 / TOM PETERS ON CUSTOMER SERVICE / FOR VIEWING BY RAYCHEM EMPLOYEES ONLY / COLOR / 3/4 DUB / 22.32." The same logo and title information appear

Image of 2016.015.003.7 - Tom Peters Discusses Raychem, c. 1980s. 3/4" U-matic video with two different recordings. NTSC encoding. The first recording shows a 4 minute television segment broadcast on May 8, 1984 with Tom Peters discussing the Raychem Corporation's management style. The second recording is 10 minutes 41 seconds and shows raw footage of a man wearing a black suit and a red tie providing information and sales tactics on HWAT electrical heat-tracing hot water plumbing systems.
The physical videotape has a black plastic case with an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is red on the top half and white on the bottom half is printed with manufacturer's information in black and white text that reads, "Scotch  /  3M  /  UCA20S Color Plus  /  Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic S" and "34-7010-4147-6  Made in USA."  Handwritten text in blue ink on the white half of the label reads, "TOM PETERS DISCUSSES RAYCHEM." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and white plastic. A white rectangular label with red font is adhered over a larger red rectangular label with black and white font on the top of the cassette along the back edge. Handwritten text in blue ink on the top label reads, "TOM PETERS  /  KEEP ['keep' is encircled]." Printed text matches the manufacturer's information on the front of the case. The larger red label underneath is printed with, "Scotch [covered]  /  MBU 18S C[covered]  /  Master Broadcast Videocassette  /  U-matic S  /  Made in USA." Handwritten text is partially visible on the red label at lower right that reads, "Open [11] (11:31)." The front of the cassette has a circular blue label adhered to the right side with white text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR  /  18."

2016.015.003.7 - Tom Peters Discusses Raychem, c. 1980s. 3/4" U-matic video with two different recordings. NTSC encoding. The first recording shows a 4 minute television segment broadcast on May 8, 1984 with Tom Peters discussing the Raychem Corporation's management style. The second recording is 10 minutes 41 seconds and shows raw footage of a man wearing a black suit and a red tie providing information and sales tactics on HWAT electrical heat-tracing hot water plumbing systems. The physical videotape has a black plastic case with an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is red on the top half and white on the bottom half is printed with manufacturer's information in black and white text that reads, "Scotch / 3M / UCA20S Color Plus / Videocassette." Smaller font at bottom left and right on the label reads, "U-matic S" and "34-7010-4147-6 Made in USA." Handwritten text in blue ink on the white half of the label reads, "TOM PETERS DISCUSSES RAYCHEM." The same logo and title information appear on the spine. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with translucent brown and white plastic. A white rectangular label with red font is adhered over a larger red rectangular label with black and white font on the top of the cassette along the back edge. Handwritten text in blue ink on the top label reads, "TOM PETERS / KEEP ['keep' is encircled]." Printed text matches the manufacturer's information on the front of the case. The larger red label underneath is printed with, "Scotch [covered] / MBU 18S C[covered] / Master Broadcast Videocassette / U-matic S / Made in USA." Handwritten text is partially visible on the red label at lower right that reads, "Open [11] (11:31)." The front of the cassette has a circular blue label adhered to the right side with white text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR / 18."

Tom Peters Discusses Raychem, c. 1980s. 3/4" U-matic video with two different recordings. NTSC encoding. The first recording shows a 4 minute television segment broadcast on May 8, 1984 with Tom Peters discussing the Raychem Corporation's management style. The second recording is 10 minutes 41 seconds and shows raw footage of a man wearing a black suit and a red tie providing information and sales tactics on HWAT electrical heat-tracing hot water plumbing systems. The physical videotape has a black plastic case with an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label that is red on the top half and white on the bottom half is printed with manufacturer's information in black and white

Image of 2016.015.003.9 - Conversations: The People of Raychem, Uncorrected Titles Version, May 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 15 minute run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS  /  605 THIRD STREET  /  SAN FRANCISCO  /  CALIFORNIA 94107  /  (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, " 'Conversations: The People of Raychem'  /  TRT: 15:00  /  UNCORRECTED TITLES VERSION." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown translucent plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "UCA-20" in white ink on the right and "3M" is molded into the hinged piece of plastic covering the magnetic tape.

2016.015.003.9 - Conversations: The People of Raychem, Uncorrected Titles Version, May 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 15 minute run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS / 605 THIRD STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA 94107 / (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, " 'Conversations: The People of Raychem' / TRT: 15:00 / UNCORRECTED TITLES VERSION." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown translucent plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "UCA-20" in white ink on the right and "3M" is molded into the hinged piece of plastic covering the magnetic tape.

Conversations: The People of Raychem, Uncorrected Titles Version, May 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with a 15 minute run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS / 605 THIRD STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA 94107 / (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, " 'Conversations: The People of Raychem' / TRT: 15:00 / UNCORRECTED TITLES VERSION." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with dark brown translucent

Image of 2016.015.003.10 - Conversations: The People of Raychem, Revised, October 1, 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS  /  605 THIRD STREET  /  SAN FRANCISCO  /  CALIFORNIA 94107  /  (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM CORPORATION  /  CONVERSATIONS: THE PEOPLE OF RAYCHEM  /  MAY 1987  /  REVISED 10-01-87." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with black plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "UCA-30" in white ink on the right.

2016.015.003.10 - Conversations: The People of Raychem, Revised, October 1, 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS / 605 THIRD STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA 94107 / (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM CORPORATION / CONVERSATIONS: THE PEOPLE OF RAYCHEM / MAY 1987 / REVISED 10-01-87." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with black plastic. A large rectangular label with the same logo and title information is adhered to the top of the cassette. The front side of the cassette is stamped with "UCA-30" in white ink on the right.

Conversations: The People of Raychem, Revised, October 1, 1987. U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A white paper label printed with a gray and blue logo for Dasher Communications and black typewritten text is inserted into the sleeve. Printed text reads, "DASHER COMMUNICATIONS / 605 THIRD STREET / SAN FRANCISCO / CALIFORNIA 94107 / (415) 543-7864." Typewritten text reads, "RAYCHEM CORPORATION / CONVERSATIONS: THE PEOPLE OF RAYCHEM / MAY 1987 / REVISED 10-01-87." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with black plastic. A large rectang

Image of 2016.015.003.11 - Raychem Icestop, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with 20 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has " RAYCHEM  /  ICESTOP  /  COLOR  /  DUB  /  20.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side.  Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca.  /  Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at  /  Television Associates." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00016" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. The bottom  of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "Raychem  /  Icestop  /  5 - 6 - 4  /  1-2[B]  /  'KB' [encircled]."

2016.015.003.11 - Raychem Icestop, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with 20 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has " RAYCHEM / ICESTOP / COLOR / DUB / 20.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at / Television Associates." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00016" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "Raychem / Icestop / 5 - 6 - 4 / 1-2[B] / 'KB' [encircled]."

Raychem Icestop, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with 20 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has " RAYCHEM / ICESTOP / COLOR / DUB / 20.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at / Television Associates." The same label inform

Image of 2016.015.003.12 - Raychem Electromelt, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with a 33 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has "RAYCHEM  /  ELECTRO MELT  /  COLOR  /  DUB  /  33.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side.  Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca.  /  Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at  /  Television Associates." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00015" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. A similar label appears on the spine of the cassette, but "ICESTOP" and the run time are crossed out in ballpoint pen. The spine also has a white circular sticker with black text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR  /  40." The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "Raychem  /  Electromelt  /  5 - 6 - 4  /  1-2[A]  /  MOS [encircled]."

2016.015.003.12 - Raychem Electromelt, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with a 33 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has "RAYCHEM / ELECTRO MELT / COLOR / DUB / 33.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at / Television Associates." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00015" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. A similar label appears on the spine of the cassette, but "ICESTOP" and the run time are crossed out in ballpoint pen. The spine also has a white circular sticker with black text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR / 40." The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "Raychem / Electromelt / 5 - 6 - 4 / 1-2[A] / MOS [encircled]."

Raychem Electromelt, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with a 33 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A label inserted into the sleeve has "RAYCHEM / ELECTRO MELT / COLOR / DUB / 33.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." A second label adhered to the front of the case reads, "Umatic Tape - Master Vaulted at / Television Associates." The same la

Image of 2016.015.003.13 - Raychem Seals, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with an 8 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A label on the front of the case has " RAYCHEM  /  RAYCHEM SEALS  /  COLOR  /  DUB  /  8.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side.  Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca.  /  Tel. 415 967-6040." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00002" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. A white rectangular label on the spine of the cassette is printed in red and black text that reads, "Raychem  /  300 Constitution Drive  /  Menlo Park, California 94025  /  This videotape and the contents therein are the  /  property of Raychem Corporation." The spine also has a white circular sticker with black text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR  /  10." The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "RAYCHEM SEALS  /  6/2-[2]-1A."

2016.015.003.13 - Raychem Seals, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with an 8 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A label on the front of the case has " RAYCHEM / RAYCHEM SEALS / COLOR / DUB / 8.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00002" at top. The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with brown translucent plastic. A label that matches the case is adhered to the top of the cassette. A white rectangular label on the spine of the cassette is printed in red and black text that reads, "Raychem / 300 Constitution Drive / Menlo Park, California 94025 / This videotape and the contents therein are the / property of Raychem Corporation." The spine also has a white circular sticker with black text that reads, "PAT. APPLIED FOR / 10." The bottom of the cassette has a handwritten ink inscription that reads, "RAYCHEM SEALS / 6/2-[2]-1A."

Raychem Seals, c. 1971-1999. Recording by the Raychem Corporation on a 3/4" U-matic videotape. NTSC encoding with an 8 minute run time. Black plastic outer case has an attached clear plastic sleeve at center. A label on the front of the case has " RAYCHEM / RAYCHEM SEALS / COLOR / DUB / 8.00" typed in black ink. The label is printed with a brown ink logo for television associates and a single line rectangular border with a curved left side. Printed text on the label reads, "Duplicated by television associates Mountain View, Ca. / Tel. 415 967-6040." The same label information appears on the spine of the case along with a white rectangular label printed in black ink with "VT00002" a

Image of 2016.015.003.14 - Ferex 100 News Report, KCRG, September 23, 1987. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with a Scotch brand logo inserted into the sleeve has handwritten text that reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS Report  /  KCRG  Cedar Rapids, IA  /  9/23/87." There are two other labels with crossed out text adhered on the front of the case and a blank T60 VHS adhesive label. The spine has "UCA  /  30 MIN  /  I-matic  /  COLOR-  /  VIDEO-  /  CASSETTE" printed at top with handwritten title and date below. A second adhesive label on the spine at top reads, "VT00031." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with white plastic. A label with a black and read header reads "Scotch  /  Brand  /  High Energy  /  UCA 30 MIN  /  WITH EXTENDED STOP MOTION CAPABILITY  /  COLORVIDEOCASSETTE U-matic." A white label with black text adhered to the center of the header reads, "UCA-30-88." Handwritten text on the cassette label reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS REPORT  /  KCRG CEDAR RAPIDS, IA  /  9/23/87  OFF-AIR  COPY."

2016.015.003.14 - Ferex 100 News Report, KCRG, September 23, 1987. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with a Scotch brand logo inserted into the sleeve has handwritten text that reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS Report / KCRG Cedar Rapids, IA / 9/23/87." There are two other labels with crossed out text adhered on the front of the case and a blank T60 VHS adhesive label. The spine has "UCA / 30 MIN / I-matic / COLOR- / VIDEO- / CASSETTE" printed at top with handwritten title and date below. A second adhesive label on the spine at top reads, "VT00031." The cassette containing the magnetic tape is constructed with white plastic. A label with a black and read header reads "Scotch / Brand / High Energy / UCA 30 MIN / WITH EXTENDED STOP MOTION CAPABILITY / COLORVIDEOCASSETTE U-matic." A white label with black text adhered to the center of the header reads, "UCA-30-88." Handwritten text on the cassette label reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS REPORT / KCRG CEDAR RAPIDS, IA / 9/23/87 OFF-AIR COPY."

Ferex 100 News Report, KCRG, September 23, 1987. 3/4" U-matic video recording used by the Raychem Corporation. NTSC encoding with an unknown run time. Black plastic case has an integrated clear plastic sleeve at center. A paper label with a Scotch brand logo inserted into the sleeve has handwritten text that reads, "FEREX 100 NEWS Report / KCRG Cedar Rapids, IA / 9/23/87." There are two other labels with crossed out text adhered on the front of the case and a blank T60 VHS adhesive label. The spine has "UCA / 30 MIN / I-matic / COLOR- / VIDEO- / CASSETTE" printed at top with handwritten title and date below. A second adhesive label on the spine at top reads, "VT00031." The cass

2016.015.003.15 - Coaxial Connector Contact, c. 1960s-1970s. One 16mm color film with sound, approximately 500' and 15 min. Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 9.5" diameter x 1" with a Raychem Corporation label, "1613-11 / COAXIAL CONTACTS / Color, sound, music." A piece of broken leader stored with the film reads, "Sound & Scene - 'Coaxial Connector Contact'."

Coaxial Connector Contact, c. 1960s-1970s. One 16mm color film with sound, approximately 500' and 15 min. Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 9.5" diameter x 1" with a Raychem Corporation label, "1613-11 / COAXIAL CONTACTS / Color, sound, music." A piece of broken leader stored with the film reads, "Sound & Scene - 'Coaxial Connector Contact'."

2016.015.003.16 - LAR System Equipment, November 27, 1979. One 16mm color film, approximately 250' and 8 minutes. "ORIGINAL / Do Not Project" printed on film leader along with handwritten text in black ink that reads, "Raychem Machines Heads Ron Sloan." Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 7.125" diameter x 1" with the label, "LAR SYSTEM EQUIPMENT / 11-27-79."

LAR System Equipment, November 27, 1979. One 16mm color film, approximately 250' and 8 minutes. "ORIGINAL / Do Not Project" printed on film leader along with handwritten text in black ink that reads, "Raychem Machines Heads Ron Sloan." Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 7.125" diameter x 1" with the label, "LAR SYSTEM EQUIPMENT / 11-27-79."

2016.015.003.17 - LAR System Equipment, November 27, 1979. One 16mm color film, approximately 500' and 11 minutes 20 seconds. A label on the film header reads, "The Magic Pellet." Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 7.125" diameter x 1" with a typewritten Raychem Corporation label, "1612-12 / MAGIC PELLET / Color, sound." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, "#2 11 1/3 MIN / Ron Sloan Photo Dept. 7402." A second label attached to the canister has "requires 16mm projector" handwritten in black ink.

LAR System Equipment, November 27, 1979. One 16mm color film, approximately 500' and 11 minutes 20 seconds. A label on the film header reads, "The Magic Pellet." Originally stored in a brown metal film canister, 7.125" diameter x 1" with a typewritten Raychem Corporation label, "1612-12 / MAGIC PELLET / Color, sound." Handwritten text in black ink on the label reads, "#2 11 1/3 MIN / Ron Sloan Photo Dept. 7402." A second label attached to the canister has "requires 16mm projector" handwritten in black ink.

Image of 2016.015.003.18 - Raychem Corporation Fuquay-Varina Dedication, May 10, 1982. White plastic audio cassette in a clear and black plastic case contains audio from the Raychem Corporation's dedication of the Fuquay-Varina Facility in North Carolina. A white rectangular label adhered to the top of both side A and side B has handwritten text in blue ink that reads, "NORTH CAROLINA  /  DEDICATION 5/10/82." The cassette also has company information printed in small blue font on both sides that reads, "festival productions  /  849 East Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303 (415) 494-9366." A label on the outside of the case reads, "William Whitmer  /  Fuqua-Varina [sic]  /  North Carolina."

2016.015.003.18 - Raychem Corporation Fuquay-Varina Dedication, May 10, 1982. White plastic audio cassette in a clear and black plastic case contains audio from the Raychem Corporation's dedication of the Fuquay-Varina Facility in North Carolina. A white rectangular label adhered to the top of both side A and side B has handwritten text in blue ink that reads, "NORTH CAROLINA / DEDICATION 5/10/82." The cassette also has company information printed in small blue font on both sides that reads, "festival productions / 849 East Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303 (415) 494-9366." A label on the outside of the case reads, "William Whitmer / Fuqua-Varina [sic] / North Carolina."

Raychem Corporation Fuquay-Varina Dedication, May 10, 1982. White plastic audio cassette in a clear and black plastic case contains audio from the Raychem Corporation's dedication of the Fuquay-Varina Facility in North Carolina. A white rectangular label adhered to the top of both side A and side B has handwritten text in blue ink that reads, "NORTH CAROLINA / DEDICATION 5/10/82." The cassette also has company information printed in small blue font on both sides that reads, "festival productions / 849 East Charleston Rd., Palo Alto, CA 94303 (415) 494-9366." A label on the outside of the case reads, "William Whitmer / Fuqua-Varina [sic] / North Carolina."

2016.015.003.20 - Paul Cook Talks to Class of August 1972. Digital transfer from audiocassette of Raychem Corporation founder Paul Cook talking to a company training class in August 1972. Two audio files: (A) 2016-15-3-20A.aiff Original file name: Paul Cook 1972 Part 1.aiff 616 MB 1:01:02 (B) 2016-15-3-20B.aiff Original file name: Paul Cook 1972 Part 2.aiff 408 MB 40:28 Both files, Codec: PCM S16 LE (sowt) Channels: Stereo Sample rate: 44100 Hz Bits per sample: 16

Paul Cook Talks to Class of August 1972. Digital transfer from audiocassette of Raychem Corporation founder Paul Cook talking to a company training class in August 1972. Two audio files: (A) 2016-15-3-20A.aiff Original file name: Paul Cook 1972 Part 1.aiff 616 MB 1:01:02 (B) 2016-15-3-20B.aiff Original file name: Paul Cook 1972 Part 2.aiff 408 MB 40:28 Both files, Codec: PCM S16 LE (sowt) Channels: Stereo Sample rate: 44100 Hz Bits per sample: 16

Image of 2016.015.003.21 - Raychem in Response, c. 1980s. Digital transfer of a Raychem Corporation marketing film showing examples of how the company solves customer needs. Segments include metal couplings in the North Sea, aircraft wire at Boeing, cable splices for German Telecom, high voltage electrical terminations in Kuwait, and commercial heat tracing.

2016-15-3-21_Raychem in Response 1980s.mp4
Original file name: Raychem in Response.mp4
178 MB
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2016.015.003.21 - Raychem in Response, c. 1980s. Digital transfer of a Raychem Corporation marketing film showing examples of how the company solves customer needs. Segments include metal couplings in the North Sea, aircraft wire at Boeing, cable splices for German Telecom, high voltage electrical terminations in Kuwait, and commercial heat tracing. 2016-15-3-21_Raychem in Response 1980s.mp4 Original file name: Raychem in Response.mp4 178 MB 14:57 Stream 0 Type: Video Codec: MPEG-4 Video (mp4v) Language: English Resolution: 320 x 240 px Frame rate: 29.964933 Decoded format: Planar 4:2:0 YUV Stream 1 Type: Audio Codec: MPEG AAC Audio (mp4a) Language: English Channels: Stereo Sample rate: 48000 Hz

Raychem in Response, c. 1980s. Digital transfer of a Raychem Corporation marketing film showing examples of how the company solves customer needs. Segments include metal couplings in the North Sea, aircraft wire at Boeing, cable splices for German Telecom, high voltage electrical terminations in Kuwait, and commercial heat tracing. 2016-15-3-21_Raychem in Response 1980s.mp4 Original file name: Raychem in Response.mp4 178 MB 14:57 Stream 0 Type: Video Codec: MPEG-4 Video (mp4v) Language: English Resolution: 320 x 240 px Frame rate: 29.964933 Decoded format: Planar 4:2:0 YUV Stream 1 Type: Audio Codec: MPEG AAC Audio (mp4a) Language: English Channels: Stereo Sample rate:

Image of 2016.015.003.22 - Advance in Pipe Tracing, 1966. Digital transfer of a DuPont film showing electrical heat tracing technology to regulate the temperature of industrial pipes. The film includes live action and animated sequences. The title screen has inscription at bottom that reads, "© E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. (INC.) 1966"

2016-15-3-22_AdvancesInPipeTracing.mp4
Original file name: Steam Electric.mp4
202 MB
10:30

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2016.015.003.22 - Advance in Pipe Tracing, 1966. Digital transfer of a DuPont film showing electrical heat tracing technology to regulate the temperature of industrial pipes. The film includes live action and animated sequences. The title screen has inscription at bottom that reads, "© E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. (INC.) 1966" 2016-15-3-22_AdvancesInPipeTracing.mp4 Original file name: Steam Electric.mp4 202 MB 10:30 Stream 0 Type: Video Codec: H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part10) (avc1) Language: English Resolution: 640 x 482 px Display resolution: 640 x 480 px Frame rate: 30.003136 Decoded format: Planar 4:2:0 YUV Stream 1 Type: Audio Codec: MPEG AAC Audio (mp4a) Language: English Channels: Stereo Sample rate: 48000 Hz

Advance in Pipe Tracing, 1966. Digital transfer of a DuPont film showing electrical heat tracing technology to regulate the temperature of industrial pipes. The film includes live action and animated sequences. The title screen has inscription at bottom that reads, "© E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS & CO. (INC.) 1966" 2016-15-3-22_AdvancesInPipeTracing.mp4 Original file name: Steam Electric.mp4 202 MB 10:30 Stream 0 Type: Video Codec: H264 - MPEG-4 AVC (part10) (avc1) Language: English Resolution: 640 x 482 px Display resolution: 640 x 480 px Frame rate: 30.003136 Decoded format: Planar 4:2:0 YUV Stream 1 Type: Audio Codec: MPEG AAC Audio (mp4a) Language: English Channels: Ste

Image of 2016.015.003.23 - Raychem in Response, 1990. VHS videocassette contains a Raychem Corporation marketing film showing examples of how the company solves customer needs. Segments include: cable splices at Consolidated Edison, electrical harnesses for the auto industry, polyswitch devices used in Matsushita batteries in Japan, Icestop heat regulating cable used on an English manor, and telecom repair by Southern Bell in Charleston, South Carolina. Color and sound with a run-time of 11:23. 

Physical cassette and clamshell storage case are constructed with black plastic. The storage case has red, blue and white geometric designs on the front and the text, "Raychem  /  CORPORATE  /  FILM  /  11 minutes." A similar label appears on the top of the cassette with the addition of "© 1990 Raychem Corporation." A white rectangular adhesive sticker with a green border on the side of the case is labeled, "Raychem in Response." Overall dimensions, 8" x 4.625" x 1.25"

2016.015.003.23 - Raychem in Response, 1990. VHS videocassette contains a Raychem Corporation marketing film showing examples of how the company solves customer needs. Segments include: cable splices at Consolidated Edison, electrical harnesses for the auto industry, polyswitch devices used in Matsushita batteries in Japan, Icestop heat regulating cable used on an English manor, and telecom repair by Southern Bell in Charleston, South Carolina. Color and sound with a run-time of 11:23. Physical cassette and clamshell storage case are constructed with black plastic. The storage case has red, blue and white geometric designs on the front and the text, "Raychem / CORPORATE / FILM / 11 minutes." A similar label appears on the top of the cassette with the addition of "© 1990 Raychem Corporation." A white rectangular adhesive sticker with a green border on the side of the case is labeled, "Raychem in Response." Overall dimensions, 8" x 4.625" x 1.25"

Raychem in Response, 1990. VHS videocassette contains a Raychem Corporation marketing film showing examples of how the company solves customer needs. Segments include: cable splices at Consolidated Edison, electrical harnesses for the auto industry, polyswitch devices used in Matsushita batteries in Japan, Icestop heat regulating cable used on an English manor, and telecom repair by Southern Bell in Charleston, South Carolina. Color and sound with a run-time of 11:23. Physical cassette and clamshell storage case are constructed with black plastic. The storage case has red, blue and white geometric designs on the front and the text, "Raychem / CORPORATE / FILM / 11 minutes." A simila

2016.015.005.2.1-.38 - Raychem Corporation Binder of Annual Reports and Other Documents, 1979-1988. This binder contains papers gathered together for use by an unidentified upper manager at the company. Document types include annual reports, memos, articles, financial reports, etc. Document numbers range from 2016.15.5.2.1-.38 and are arranged in original order. Documents removed from original binder due to condition, original binder label read, "1980 Annual Report, etc." Color photograph 2016.015.001.45 removed and stored separately. PDF inventory available in media tab of collections database.

Raychem Corporation Binder of Annual Reports and Other Documents, 1979-1988. This binder contains papers gathered together for use by an unidentified upper manager at the company. Document types include annual reports, memos, articles, financial reports, etc. Document numbers range from 2016.15.5.2.1-.38 and are arranged in original order. Documents removed from original binder due to condition, original binder label read, "1980 Annual Report, etc." Color photograph 2016.015.001.45 removed and stored separately. PDF inventory available in media tab of collections database.

2016.015.005.1.1-.34 - Raychem Corporation Binder of Annual Reports and Other Documents, 1961-1979. This binder contains papers gathered together for use by an unidentified upper manager at the company. Document types include annual reports, letters, cartoons, articles, financial reports, etc. Document numbers range from 2016.15.5.1.1-.34 and are arranged in original order. Documents were removed from the original binder due to condition; original binder label read, "1961-1979 Annual Report, etc." PDF inventory available in media tab of collections database.

Raychem Corporation Binder of Annual Reports and Other Documents, 1961-1979. This binder contains papers gathered together for use by an unidentified upper manager at the company. Document types include annual reports, letters, cartoons, articles, financial reports, etc. Document numbers range from 2016.15.5.1.1-.34 and are arranged in original order. Documents were removed from the original binder due to condition; original binder label read, "1961-1979 Annual Report, etc." PDF inventory available in media tab of collections database.