Norman Robert Bell Papers 1958-1974

Creator
Bell, Norman R.
Size
0.02 linear feet (2 folders)
Call number
MSS 00206
Access to materials

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

The Norman Robert Bell papers consist of materials for electrical engineering courses at North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University), speeches, presentations, and reprints of journal articles. Article titles include System Design of a Small General Purpose Digital Computer (1966), Symmetric Circuits and the Concept of Logical Potential (1967), A Map Method for the Teaching of the Fundamental Concepts of Compound-Input Logic Circuits (1968), and Fluidic Realization of Threshold Logic (1968).

Syracuse, N.Y., native Norman Robert Bell (1918 - 1994) received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University in 1939 and a master's degree in engineering from Cornell University in 1945. He served as a professor of electrical engineering at North Carolina State University from 1958 to 1982. He was also a well-regarded amateur astronomist.

Biographical/historical note

Syracuse, N.Y., native Norman Robert Bell (1918 - 1994) received a bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from Lehigh University in 1939 and a master's degree in engineering from Cornell University in 1945. He served as a professor of electrical engineering at North Carolina State University from 1958 to 1982. He was also a well-regarded amateur astronomist.

Scope/content

The Norman Robert Bell papers consist of materials for electrical engineering courses at North Carolina State College (now North Carolina State University), speeches, presentations, and reprints of journal articles. Article titles include System Design of a Small General Purpose Digital Computer (1966), Symmetric Circuits and the Concept of Logical Potential (1967), A Map Method for the Teaching of the Fundamental Concepts of Compound-Input Logic Circuits (1968), and Fluidic Realization of Threshold Logic (1968).

Use of these materials

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The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Norman Robert Bell Papers, MSS 00206, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Received from Norman Robert Bell, 1990 May 16.

Processing information

Processed by Special Collections staff, 2005; updated by Susan C. Rodriguez, 2015 December.

Electrical engineering course notes, handouts, and other papers related to education 1958-1974
Legal box MSS 7, Folder 00206-1
Research publications 1966-1968
Legal box MSS 7, Folder 00206-1

Access to the collection

Collection is open for research; access requires at least 48 hours advance notice. Because of the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access will require additional advanced notice. Copies of digital files will be provided for use in the SCRC Reading Room upon request.

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Norman Robert Bell Papers, MSS 00206, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.

This collection may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which North Carolina State University assumes no responsibility.