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Items from Digital Equipment Corporation, which was headquartered in Maynard from 1957-1999.


Dave Griffin, David Wisniewski, Lenny Palmer, Chris Lister

Includes a number of artifacts on permanent loan from the Ken Olsen Collection from Gordon College.

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Assabet Mills at Night
Photograph of the mill complex at night (with reflection in the mill pond) taken in 1971 when Digital Equipment Corporation was running at "top speed".

Digital's Mill's  1847-1977"
A brochure composed by Stephen Wagner of Maynard. The brochure outlines the history of the Maynard Mill buildings in the time period 1847-1977.

Museum Planners at Digital - 1984
People listed in the photo: Kim Archer, Ralph Sheridan, Michael Pizza, Patrick Lolli, Tony Lolli, Elmer Mattson.

Another museum was proposed in 1999 by Marianne Butterline, Kathy Hahn and June Horrigan.

Nothing came to fruition concerning…

Karate Club of Digital Equipment Corporation
A black and white photo of the DEC Karate Club at 62 Nason Street. The instructor's name was Dick Jones.

A prison guard, from Concord Reformatory, Herb Stuart (from South Acton), took over the school around 1968 and eventually moved it to Main…

DIGITAL Today - Commemorative Edition
The Global Newspaper for DIGITAL Employees commemorating 40 years of people, products, and services. Digital was part of Compaq at this time, 1998.

CHESS HOW Printout - 1979
Instructions for running the Greenblatt Chess Program on the PDP-6/10.

Digital Services Promotional Poster - 1980
Ad/poster shows a VAX-11/780 computer with the message "At Digital, we think a computer is only as good as the 14,000 service people who stand behind it."

Includes the tagline: "Digital - We change the way the world thinks."

DECWORLD'87 Poster (Digital Internal)
Poster used within Digital to advertise the DECworld convention at the World Trade Center in Boston, Massachusetts taking place from September 8-18, 1987.

"Excellent People Dedicated to a Five Star Program"

Digital 40th Anniversary Poster - 1998
Thank You poster advertising a Digital 40th Anniversary event near the PKO3 Helipad (Parker Street campus in Maynard)

An extra edition of the magazine all about DEC.

The Year of DEC

"We had a vision of computing we knew the world needed" - Ken Olsen

LCG - Bridging the Gap in &#039;76<br />
Digital Equipment Corporation
A poster promoting the Large Computer Group's DECSYSTEM 10, DECSYSTEM 2O and DAS (Digital Advanced Systems).

The scene is the Old North Bridge in Concord.

A promotional poster produced by Marketing and Sales Support Digital Central European Region.

to see our PDP-12!
A poster by digital promoting the PDP-12 computer.

Digital Equipment Corporation
A poster celebrating the 20 year relationship between Digital and the Town of Maynard (the Minicomputer Capital of the World). The poster appears to be created by the IPG (Industrial Products Group) which was based in the Mill.

GENEVE<br />
&quot;It&#039;s not bad... but it ain&#039;t Maynard&quot;
Digital Lab Data Products promotional poster showing a bit of friendly rivalry between Geneva, Switzerland and Maynard, Massachusetts.

Ken Olsen Day Commemorative Program
As part of Digital's 25th Anniversary, the Town of Maynard honored Ken Olsen with a dinner and the introduction of Ken Olsen Plaza.