F – Subject File Guide

F&M Scientific Corp.(Avondale):
[Acquisition] 1965 press release announcing acquisition of Pennsylvania company; market studies, information on gas chromatography; speech by  Frank W. Martinez, Jr. presented at the AMA Briefing Session  on Planning and Creating New Products; includes very clear  history of F&M; case study on F&M advertising relationship with Analytical Chemistry (journal); “Memories and Milestones” book reflecting upon F&M and HP’s 25-year anniversary, historical account of the Aug. 9, 1965 acquisition
      See Also Avondale

F&M Scientific Corp. (Avondale), Guide:
Operational Planning Guide, 1964;

Fact Book, Agilent:
“Agilent Facts” for 2001 data;
See Also Agilent in Brief

Federal Trade Commission, Investigation, 1968:
of HP with regard to having a monopoly of the oscilloscope market

[acquisition] 5/16/73 news release, HP acquired Field Emission Corp.;
See Also van Bronkhorst’s files

Fiber Optic Technology Conference:
May 1990 training for HP employees, speakers included Bob Metcalfe and speakers from Canoga, Raychem, IBM, Corning, etc.;

(m)Field Engineer’s Guide to Competitive Selling;
Business Conduct Guidelines, June 1970; includes antitrust compliance, rules of competition (stresses “fair” and reliance on stressing HP’s abilities, capabilities and know-how), relationship with customers, ethics (stresses integrity and fairness), components proprietary parts. Precursor to Standards of Business Conduct

Field Operations (U.S.):
USFO white paper, 1991;
See Also Sales Regions

“Fifty Years of the Transistor: Beginning of Silicon Valley”:
paper by J. L. Moll for 1997 Symposium on VLSI Circuits Digest of Technical Papers, discusses birth of the Transistor, solid state, semiconductor history, Bell labs to Shockley Labs;

Financial History
See History, Financial
     See Also 1SRS7 (Financial Records)
See Also 1SRS1 (Publications – Annual Reports)

Financial, Earnings 2000- :

1986 annual report, in Finnish?

policy 1980, company cars

(m)Floating-Point Arithmetic

Fluke Corp.:
distribution alliance announced, April, 1997

Flying Demonstration Lab:
See Also Aviation

Flying Hospital:
Agilent Action Week, June 2000; in Nicaragua, boy’s eyesight saved from strabismus, 2000;
See Also Philanthropy Programs
See Also Computerworld Honors 21st Century Achievement

Foothill College, Electronics Museum:
Perham Foundation investment, 1963-1971; 1971 SJ Mercury article cites the Foothill Electronics Museum as first one devoted to history of elctronics and communication;

Foothill College, Sports Field:
1987, Recreation

Foothills Park:
n.d. flyers for election proposition to acquire land for Park, executive committee includes Cavier and Wilbur;
See Also Citizenship
(m)Fort Collins, Colorado; See Also Colorado

Fortune Magazine:
Fortune 500; Global 500; 100 Best Companies to Work For “Ranking Corporate Reputations”, 1983; first   article in which HP is mentioned, July 1962; for other  Fortune articles; also includes info re: 2001 ranking in  Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For;

See Also Awards & Achievements

Four Pi Systems Corp.
 [acquisition] company that manufactures printed circuit test systems to be acquired, news release 3/22/93;

Frazar & Hansen:
Distributors Discount sheet; laboratory instruments description sheet;

HP plans to site major facility near Grenoble, November 1970; Lyon Instrument Operation (LIO) will be established at L’Abeau, 4/10/91 Newsgram;
See Also Europe

Frequency and Time Division:
F&T formed 1961; Application note 52 Frequency and Time Standard, 1962;

Frontier Electronics Systems Corp (FES):
A.T. and Frontier Electronic Systems Corp. to Provide Custom Test Solutions for Aerospace/Defense Industry, 8/15/01;