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Catalog Number 2016.015.001.11
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 an outdoor patio with tables and benches in front of office buildings. A two-story building at mid-ground on the upper half of the image has rectangular brick columns, large windows, and a shingled roof. This building connects by an enclosed walkway to a single story building partially visible in the foreground at upper left. Five tables with benches on each side are visible at center left. The tables and benches appear to be wood, and they rest on cylindrical columns that are set into brick paving. A wide sidewalk is visible in the distance at center right and extends into the foreground across the bottom of the page. The measurement "5 3/8" is handwritten in purple ink at center in the lower page margin below the image. Horizontal arrows extend from the number to both right and left sides and end at short vertical marks that align with the sides of the image. "RAYCHEM CORP. / PHOTO DEPARTMENT / FILE #" is stamped at center on the back of the photograph in red ink with the file number "172-58B" 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
Raychemers
Subjects Architecture
Electronics industry
Facilities
Industry
Telecommunications industry
Search Terms Architecture
Electronics Industry
Manufacturing
Menlo Park
Raychem Corporation
Raychem Culture