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About the Sarnoff Collection

The Sarnoff Collection is named in honor of David Sarnoff, longtime chairman of the Radio Corporation of America (RCA) and internationally renowned pioneer in radio and television. The Collection comprises over 6,000 artifacts that document major developments in communication and electronics in the 20th century.

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Innovations that Changed the World: An Introduction to the Sarnoff Collection

Innovations that Changed the World: An Introduction to the David Sarnoff Collection explores Sarnoff's pioneering contributions to the electronics industry.  The exhibition traces the history of telecommunications from the invention of radio to the dawn of information age using objects drawn from TCNJ’s David Sarnoff Collection.

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Vinyl Videos: The Rise and Fall of the RCA Videodisc

The RCA Videodisc system – along with the story of its creation, introduction, and impact on the RCA corporation – embodies the curious power and fragility of corporate innovation. This exhibit uses objects, images, and documents from the Sarnoff archives to examine the complex relationships between basic research, business decision-making, and product development and marketing.

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