Academic Computing Collection,
circa 1950-1985. Finding Aid.
Charles Babbage Institute.
(35.75 cubic feet)
This collection is stored off site and
requires 3 days' notice for retrieval.
about computer hardware, software, and systems that originated or were
developed at specific academic institutions. Since many universities can be
identified with certain developments in information processing, this collection
provides some access to information about projects (such as Project MAC, and
the ILLIAC, ORDVAC, and Whirlwind computers) and systems (such as ALOHA).
Information about any one topic is not necessarily comprehensive, e.g. there
may be only a few items relating to any one computer. In some cases the
collection also includes information relating to the academic computing
Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute.