Paul E. Mayes Papers (Born Digital Records) | University of Illinois Archives

 
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Paul E. Mayes Papers (Born Digital Records)
Date:
1985-1997
Description:

Born digital records from the Paul E. Mayes Papers include research notes and quantitative data; diagrams; graphs; event programs; agendas; and biographic notes; concerning Paul E. Mayes research and developments about antennas, his career as professor of Electrical Engineering, and as Director of the Electromagnetics Laboratory. Materials refer to antenna research; the Antenna Application Symposiums (1987-1993); and workshops led by Mayes.

Additional born digital material is available upon request, containing papers by Mayes and by other researchers; source code for specialized research software; software files and system files; computer applications; software manuals; research and funding proposals; institutional correspondence; institutional agreements records; students' papers; and student records. Includes contracts and proposals to Federal Agencies (including NASA, US Air Force, and the U.S. Department of Defense) and private companies. Correspondence refers to departmental events, courses offered and meetings; student and faculty recommendations, faculty candidacy; and research sponsorship.

Specialized software include programs developed by Mayes and his research team (e.g., circuit models), as well as commercial software as AXUM; FORTRAN; AutoCAD; SlideWrite; AlToolbox; CEL; GenePix Array List (GAL) format; MCD; MathCad Demonstration System; and GAUSS Programming Language.

An access copy of most of this material is available upon request. Note: Files have been grouped by subject to facilitate its access to users. Student records are restricted. Access provided only with permission of the University Archivist, and for living students, also only with written approval of the student.

Administrative access to preservation, nearline, and access files are available to archives staff at: https://medusa.library.illinois.edu/collections/242

Phys. Desc:
Electronic contents have a size of 37.3 MB. Most files are in outdated or non-conventional formats, and may require specialized software to display and access. Specialized software include programs developed by Mayes, as well as commercial software as AXUM; FORTRAN source files; AutoCAD; SlideWrite; AlToolbox; CEL; GenePix Array List (GAL) format; MCD; MathCad Demonstration System; text files, and GAUSS Programming Language. Outdated software include Chiwriter; VolksWriter software; PCL (Printer Command Language); BASICA.exe (associated with Compaq MS-DOS Operating); QuattroPro; Lotus 1-2-3; SuperFonts 25/1. Archives' staff created derivatives of some files to enhance access to the original contents. Both original files and derivatives are available for public access.
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