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Catalog Number 2016.015.001.15
Title Untitled (Raychem Headquarters), c. 1957-1975
Photographer Unknown
Collection Archival Collection
Object Name Photograph, Black-and-White
Category Photographs
Date c. 1957-1975
Description Photograph of Raychem Headquarters, c. 1957-1975. Silver gelatin photograph shows the exterior of two office buildings. Both buildings have two stories and feature rectangular brick columns, large windows, and a shingled roof. A road appears in the foreground along the bottom of the image with a median strip at bottom left. Ice plants grow on the median strip around the base of a pole that is attached to a round sign. The sign shows an arrow pointing diagonally toward upper left with the text, "Visitors / Employment." A tree with large branches is partially visible at upper left, and several smaller trees appear in the landscape in front of the two buildings. "RAYCHEM CORP. / PHOTO DEPARTMENT / FILE #" is stamped at center on the back of the photograph in red ink with the file number "168-99" handwritten in graphite. This photograph is part of a group of photos stored in a mailing envelope sent to Ms. Sue Norton at the Raychem Corporation from Mape Industries in Palo Alto. The envelope is postmarked December 17, 1975. The inscription on the mailing label reads, "MAPE INDUSTRIES / 2483 East Bayshore Suite 100, Palo Alto, Calif. 94303 / TO / Ms. Sue Norton / Raychem Corporation / 4040 Campbell Ave. / Menlo Park, California 94025."
Studio Raychem Corporation Photo Department
Place Menlo Park, CA
People Raychem Corporation
Subjects Architecture
Electronics industry
Search Terms Architecture
Raychem Corporation
Raychem Culture
Menlo Park