File 86-11-42 - Mike Lazaridis - Research In Motion.

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Mike Lazaridis - Research In Motion.

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  • Source of title proper: Title supplied by University of Waterloo, Graphic Services staff.

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12 photographs : b&w negatives ; 6 x 6 cm

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Mike Lazaridis, Research in Motion, with two men; man in glasses on the far right is Doug Fregin.

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2 of 12 negatives scanned as TIF files December 2023.
1 of 2 negatives added to Waterloo Digital Library.

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Copyright University of Waterloo Library.

Preferred citation: University of Waterloo Archives. Graphic Services fonds.

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86-11-42_001 appeared on Page 6 of the December 17, 1986 edition of the Gazette as part of the article: "He's in the computer-controlled sign business."

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Beginning of photo caption from published version of 86-11-42_001: "Final-year computer engineering student Mike Lazaridis has no job worries; he already owns a share of the company he'll be working for, Research in Motion Ltd. RIM provides custom electronic and software engineering services, most recently a line of customized display systems, as seen here."

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