Kilby, Jack S.
Library of Congress Manuscripts Division
101 Independence Ave. SE
Room LM 101
James Madison Memorial Bldg
Washington, D.C. 20540-4680
34,500 items. 108 containers plus 20 oversize. 45.8 linear feet.
Correspondence, memoranda, patents and related material, drawings,blueprints, transparencies, photographs, subject files, speeches,writings, newspaper clippings, and printed matter relating primarily toKilby’s inventions and projects while an engineer and later aconsultant for Texas Instruments Incorporated. Kilby’s inventionsinclude the monolithic integrated circuit, also know as the chip ormicrochip. The papers also document Kilby’s work as a consultant andadviser to the GM Hughes Electronic Corporation, Semiconductor ResearchCorporation, and the U.S. Dept. of Defense.Subjects include capacitors; circuits; electronic miniaturecalculators; electrostatic display system; Kilby’s teaching machine andsystem; microelectronics; military, industrial, and commercialapplications of microchip technology; military service with the U.S.Army Signal Corps and deployment with the Office of Strategic Servicesto Burma, India, and China during World War II; particles; patents;semiconductors; a solar energy project, Project Illinois, using silicontechnology to generate electrical power; telephone answering devicesand telephone and paging devices; and the wristwatch.Correspondents include Willis Adcock, J.F. Bucy, Janet K. Cameron,Stephen P. Emmons, Al Gross, Patrick E. Haggerty, Kazuo Hashimoto,Peter Johnson, Ann Kilby, Jane Kilby, Jay W. Lathrop, Charles H.Phipps, and Wilbur A. Porter.