The National Museum of American History’s Chip Collection consists of individual donations of objects, images and documenation that traces the history of integrated circuits.
The Chip Collection is a continuing work-in-progress concerning a small part of the permanent collection of the Division of Information Technology & Society’s Electricity Collections.
ICE, originally located in Phoenix & Scottsdale, Arizona, was purchased after ICE’s 30-year collection had been donated & accessioned by the National Museum of American History at the Smithsonian Institution.
This site’s refrence pictures, diagrams, x-rays, thumbnail selections, and in some cases actual logbook pages in a single category to make your research faster.
An important though unusual aspect of the history of integrated circuit technology is buried deep inside many chips, we call this chip art.