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Guide to the Papers of Donald R. MacQuivey, 1930-1990 M0834
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Donald MacQuivey, a Stanford graduate, was a telecommunications policy analyst during the Cold War, working for Harvard's Radio Research Lab, the Department of State, and the Stanford Research Institute.
Background
Donald R. MacQuivey (1913-1993) was an engineer and policy analyst in the field of telecommunications. He received several degrees from Stanford University, among them Radio Engineering in 1935, Electrical Engineering in 1939, and an MBA in 1942. During World War II, MacQuivey worked for the Harvard/MIT Radio Research Laboratory under Fred Terman, under whose auspices he traveled to Asia as a Technical Observer in 1944. Following the war, Macquivey worked for the U.S. Department of State, Telecommunications Division until 1962, at which time he was employed by the Stanford Research Institute. Macquivey's work largely centered on radio frequency allocation and management, as well as satellite communication and its implementation.
Extent
116.25 Linear feet (93 Record Storage Boxes)
Restrictions
All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
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