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Grace Hopper Computer Oral History Collection
1969-1973, 1977

43.5 cubic feet: 158 boxes
By Alison L. Oswald, March 1996
Revised by Alison Oswald, August 1999; May 2010
Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
© 1999 by the Smithsonian Institution. All rights reserved.

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Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1922-1974

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Box Folder    
    Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1922-1974  
    Subseries A: Robina Mapstone Files, 1946-1974  
22 1 Alrich, John  
  2 ALWAC Computer Division  
  3 Armer, Paul  
  4 Baker, Richard  
  5 Bauer, Walter  
  6 Beck, Robert  
  7 Bendix, Digital Differential Analyzer  
  8 Bendix, Three Dimensional Flight Simulator  
  9-10 Bibliography  
  11 BINAC  
  12 Boeing  
  13 Bookau Algebra  
  14 Bradburn, James  
  15 Brown, George  
  16 Burroughs  
  17 California Digital Computer (CALDIC)  
23 1-3 California, University of  
  4 Canning, Richard  
  5 Cantrell, Harry  
  6 Card Programmed Calculators (CPC)  
  7 Cass, James  
24 1 Chronolgy of Computer Development  
  2 Computer History Project  
  3 Computer Languages  
  4 Computer Research Corp. (CRC)  
  5 Computer Research Corp., 101 Digital Differential Analyzer 3  
  6 Computer Research Corp., 102 Decimal Digital Differential Analyzer  
  7 Computer Research Corp., 105 Decimal Digital Differential Analyzer  
  8 Computer-Twentieth Anniversary  
  9 Computers, Miscellaneous  
25 1 CONAC  
  2 Condon, Edward  
  3 Consolidated Engineering Corp. (CEC)  
  4 Consolidated Vultee Aircraft Corp.  
  5 Coombs, John  
  6 Culliane, E.J.  
  7 Data Transmission Study  
  8 Datatron  
  9 DIGITAC  
  10 Digital Computer Association  
  11 Digital Differential Analyzer  
  12 Dobbins, Willis E.  
  13 Dotts, Richard  
  14 Douglas  
26 1 Eckdahl, Donald E.  
  2 ELECOM  
  3 Electrodata  
  4 Electronic Associates  
  5 Electronic Digital Computer (See Also Consolidated Engineering Corp)  
  6 Electronic Numerical Integrator   Calcultor (ENIAC)  
  7 ERA  
  8 ERMA  
  9 Estrin, Gerald  
  10 Evans, David  
  11 Fenaughty, Alfred  
  12-14 Forbes, George  
27 1 Forrest, Cameron  
  2-6 Frankel, Stanley  
28 1 Garrison, Ken  
  2 Glazer, Ted  
  3 Granholm, Jackson  
  4 Greenwald, Irwin  
  5 Gruenberger, Fred  
  6-7 Gunning, William  
  8 Hagen, Glen  
29 1-3 Historical Data, General  
  4 Horwitz, Bernard  
  5 Hughes Aircraft  
  6 Hurd, Cuthbert  
  7 Huskey, Harry  
30 1 IBM History Data  
  2 IBM 650  
  3 IBM 701  
  4 IBM 704  
  5 Incremental Slope Calculator  
  6 Informatics  
  7 Interview Topics  
  8 Juncosa, Mario  
  9 Kilpatrick, Les  
  10 King, Paul  
  11 Kneiss, Eugene  
  12 Korn, Irvin  
  13 Kreuder, Norman  
  14 Lanzarotta, Sandy  
  15 Larson, Harry T.  
  16 Lehmer, Derrick  
  17 Librascope General Purpose Computer  
  18 Library Research  
  19 Litton Industries  
  20 Lockheed  
  21 Logistics Research Corp  
  22 Madden, Donald  
  23 Magnetic Drum Digital Differential Analyzer  
  24 Magnetic Recording Development  
  25 Mason, Daniel  
31 1-2 Mendelson, Jerry  
  3 Menzel, Donald  
  4 Microprogramming  
  5 Mills, Roger  
  6-7 Mock, Owen  
32 1-3 Morton, Paul  
  4 National Cash Register Company  
33 1-2 Neisius, Vincent  
  3 Nelson, Eldred  
  4 Noe, Jerry D.  
  5 North American  
  6 Northrop, Jack  
  7 Pacific Mutual Insurance  
  8 Palevsky, Max  
  9 Patents  
34 1-5 Patrick, Bob  
35 1-5 Patrick, Bob  
36 1 Phister, Montgomery  
  2 Postley, John  
  3 Punched cards  
  4 Quadratic Arc Computers  
  5 Quady, Emmett  
37 1-4 RAND Corp.  
38 1-4 RAND Corp.  
39 1 Raytheon  
  2 REAC  
  3 Ream, Norman  
  4-7 Reed, Irving S.  
40 1-2 Reed, Irving S.  
  3 Reference Material  
  4 Rice, Rex  
  5 Rogers, Jim  
  6 Rogers, Stanley  
  7 Rosenberg, Milton  
  8 Ryckman, Betty Kerr   George  
  9 Salzer, Michael John  
  10 Sarkissian, Harold  
  11 Selmer, Ernst  
  12 Share Tape  
  13 Shell, Don  
41 1 Smith, Dave  
  2 Smith, Oliver K.  
  3 Software (Bauer   Rosenberg)  
  4 Speer, William  
  5-8 Sprague, Richard  
  9 State of the Art (Articles)  
42 1-2 Steele, Floyd G.  
  3 Stevens, Fred  
  4-6 Strong, Jack  
43 1-6 Strong, Jack  
44 1 Strong, Jack  
  2 Systematics  
  3 Tanaka, Richard  
  4 Telecomputing Corp  
  5 Toben, Greg  
  6 Torfeh, Mark  
  7 Tomash, Erwin  
  8 Trees  
  9 Trip Reports  
  10 Uncapher, Keith  
  11 UNIVAC  
  12 von Neumann, John  
45 1 Wagner, Frank  
  2 Wallind Pierce Corp.  
  3 Ware, Willis  
  4 Weizenbaum, Joe  
  5 Wieselman, Irv  
  6 Williams, Charlie  
  7 Wooden Wheel  
  8 Woodbury, W.W.  
  9 Yowell, Everett  
    Index Card Files  
46   Research Card File  
47   Research Card File  
48   Address   Telephone Card File/Sources Obtained  
       
    Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1922-1974  
    Subseries B: Richard Mertz Files, 1942-1971  
49 1 Index, 1971  
  2 Appendix A, Part 1, Biographic Files (Missing)  
  3 Appendix A, Part 2, Biographical  
  4 Appendix B, Part 1, Historical  
  5 Appendix B, Part 2, Education  
  6 Appendix B, Part 3a, Specific Computing Machines  
  7 Appendix B, Part 3b   3c, Specific Computing Machines  
  8 Appendix B, Part 3d   3e, Specific Computing Machines  
  9 Appendix B, Part 4a, Applications  
  10 Appendix B, Part 4b, Numerical Weather Prediction  
50 1 Appendix B, Part 5, United States Government   Computers  
  2 Appendix B, Part 6, Social Aspects  
  3 Appendix C, Part 1, Photographic (Missing)  
  4 Appendix C, Part 2, Copies of Articles (Missing)  
  5 Appendix C, Part 3, Administrative/Other Materials  
  6 Federal Contributions to the Management of Data Processing Systems  
  7 Spring Joint Computer Conference  
  8 Medical Data Correlating Apparatus  
  9 Whirlwind Materials  
    Miscellany  
    Al Shortell Materials  
  10 Memoranda, October 1969-June 1971  
  11 Travel Papers, 1969-1970  
51   Index Card File-Tape Status   Transcription Status  
       
    Series 2: Supplemental Documentation, 1922-1974  
    Subseries C: Henry Tropp Files, 1942-1971  
    Aiken, Howard  
52 1 Biographical Materials  
  2 Course (Applied Math 218)  
  3 Aiken-Hopper (The Automatic Sequence Controlled Calculator III), 1946  
    ALGOL  
  4 Report, 1958  
  5 A Politico-Social History of ALGOL, 1969 (Bauer)  
  6 International Algebraic Language   the Future of Programming (Katz) Programming (Katz)  
  7 ALWAC, 1972  
    American Federation of Information Processing Societies  
  8 Computer History Project  
  9 Directory, 1973  
  10 Analog Computers, 1953 (Roedel)  
  11 "Analytical Engine," New Yorker, 1963 (article)  
  12 Andrews, E.G.  
    Argonne Early Machines  
    Descriptive Machines  
  13 Oracle Index  
  14 Oracle, Design of a Computer  
    General Computer Information  
  15 Index  
  16 Logical Design of the AVIDAC  
  17 Binary Representation of Real Numbers  
  18 Electronic Computers  
  19 Advances in Electronics  
  20 Press Releases-AVIDAC  
  21 Newsletters--George  
  22 Normalized Floating Point  
    Physics Division Quarterly  
53 1 Index  
  2 Reports  
    Press Releases  
  3 Index  
  4 Reports  
    Proceedings  
  5 Index  
  6 Large Scale Digital Computing Machines Programming Manuals  
  7 Index  
  8 George Programming Manuals  
    Progress Reports  
  9 Index  
  10 Progress Report-Oak Ridge  
    Argonne National Laboratory  
  11 Newsletters   Printed Literature, 1953-1968  
  12 Papers, 1959, 1963 (Charles Harrison   David Jacobsohn)  
54   Association for Computing Machinery  
  1 Pittsburgh Attendance List, 1952  
  2 Fifteen Years ACM, 1962 (Alt)  
  3 Conference, 1967  
  4 Founders Notes, 1972  
  5 Clippinger   Mauchly  
  6 Repository Establishment, 1961-1973 (correspondence)  
55 1 Atanasofff, John Vincent  
  2 Automatic Data Processing, Pre 1963  
  3 Babbage's Analytical Engine and Aiken's Mark I, 1971  
    Barber-Colman Company  
  4 Biography of Howard Colman  
    Reports  
  5 1946  
  6 1947  
  7 1948  
  8 1949  
  9 1953  
  10 1955  
  11 Bauer, Friedrich- "Software Engineering"  
    Bell Relay Computer  
  12 File I, (Stibitz-Andrews)  
  13 File I, 1937-1963  
    Bibliographies  
  14 Analog Computers, 1954  
  15 Automatic Programming, 1961  
  16 Computer, n.d.  
    Bibliographies  
  17 Electronic Computing, 1953  
  18 Engineering   Technology, n.d.  
  19 ENIAC, 1968?  
  20 Faster Than Thought, 1953  
56 1 IRE, 1948-1953  
  2 Machine Computation, 1945-1954  
  3 Mathematical Aids to Computation, 1943  
  4 National Bureau of Standards, 1947  
    Bibliographies  
  5 Programing, n.d.  
  6 Science (Defense Documentation), 1965  
  7 BINAC, 1949  
  8 "Binary Code," n.d. (Heath)  
  9 "Binary Calculations, "1936 (William Philips)  
  10 Biographies-General, 1946  
  11 Bulletin of Science   Mathematics, 1922  
  12 Burks, Arthur 1950-1951  
  13 Calculating Machine, 1951 (Wilkes)  
  14 Calculations-Robina Mapstone Talk, 1972  
  15 Caldwell, Samuel H. 1939-1942 (Secretary of NCR)  
  16 Card Programmed Calculator ( Gruenberger)  
57 1 Charney, Jules (Notes)  
  2 China  
  3 COBOL, 1967  
  4 Communication Theory, 1949  
  5 Computer Characteristics  
  6 Computer Development Chart, 1953  
  7 Computer Flowchart (Oversized)  
  8 Computer Research Corporation  
  9 Computer Science, 1957;1972  
  10 Computer Science Curriculum  
  11 Computers-Electronic, 1971  
  12 Computers in Engineering, 1955 (Cuthbert Hurd)  
  13 Computers-General, 1964?-1971?  
  14 Computers-"Office Robots," 1952  
  15 Computers of Tomorrow, 1964 (Gruenberger)  
  16 Computers and Our Society, 1973  
  17 Computerized Concordence, 1969 (Raben)  
  18 Core Memory  
  19 Cryptography Computers, 1973 (Chesson)  
  20 Cryptography Collection-William Friedman, 1971  
  21 Curtis, John H. 1946-1970  
  22 Cybernetics, 1966-1972  
  23 Data Line, 1972  
  24 Digital Computers, 1950  
  25 Digital Computing Machines, 1948  
  26 Digital Computers-Modern, 1961  
  27 Digital Computers Survey, 1949 (in Swedish)  
  28 Digital Computers Survey, 1951  
58 1-3 Eckert  
  4 Electronic Analog Computers, 1971  
  5 Electronic Computers A Historical Survey, 1968 (Rosen)  
  6 Electronic Computers A Historical Survey, 1969 (Rosen)  
    Electronic Digital Computers  
  7 1947 (article)  
  8 1952 (Smith)  
  9 1958 (Alt)  
  10 Electronic Discrete Variable Automatic Computer, 1945 (Eckert Mauchly)  
  11 Electronic Research Associates Organization Chart, 1948 (British)  
  12 Engineering Graphics  
  13 England  
  14 ENIAC, 1943  
  15 ENIAC Progress Report, 1944  
  16 ENIAC Description   Comments on Electronic Digital Computing Machines, 1945  
  17 ENIAC, 1945-1967 (collection of articles)  
59 1 ENIAC, An Electronic Computing Machine, 1946  
  2 ENIAC, Technical Report I   II, 1946  
  3 ENIAC, The Laminar Boundry Layer in Compressible Flow, 1948  
  4 ENIAC Story, 1961 (Goldstine, Gillon   Weik)  
  5 From ENIAC to the Information Utility, 1965 (Auerbach)  
  6 Brief Description   Operating Characteristics of the ENIAC, n.d. (Tabor)  
  7 Estrin, Gerald  
  8 Europe, 1967  
  9 Evalution of Computing, 1963  
  10 Fein, Louis  
  11 Fermiac, 1966  
  12 Forrester, Jay W.  
  13 "The Gatlinburgs," 1972 (Householder)  
  14 General History, 1954;1956  
  15 Germany-People  
  16 Glossaries  
  17 Goldstine, H.H., 1966  
  18 Good, Irving John  
  19 Grosch, Herbert  
    Harvard Symposium,  
  20 1947  
  21 1949  
  22 Hazen, Harold  
  23 Herget, Paul  
  24 Historical Exhibits, 1971-1972  
  25 Honeywell Emett Forget-Me-Not-Computer, 1967  
  26 Honeywell Litigation, 1968  
  27 Humor, 1964-1972  
60 1 Hurd, Cuthbert  
  2 Huskey, H.D.  
    Illinois Automatic Computer (ILLIAC) Reports  
  3 1949  
  4 1950 (#9-#20)  
  5 1950 (#21-#24)  
  6 1951  
  7 1952  
  8 1953  
  9 1954  
  10 1955  
  11 1956;1957;1960  
  12 Indexing Guidelines  
61 1 Information: Input-Output, 1952  
  2 Input, 1970?  
  3 Institute for Numerical Analysis, 1951  
  4 International Business Machines Computer Wall, 1971  
    International Business Machines Customer Classes  
  5 701, 1952  
  6 701, 1954  
  7 708, 1952  
  8 International Business Machines Documents, 1934-1973  
  9 International Business Machines News Magazine, 1969  
  10 International Business Machines Song Book, 1934  
  11 International Federation of Information Processing  
  12 International Standards Organization, Character Code, n.d. (Bemer)  
  13 Japan-Suekan Papers, 1972  
  14 Johnniac, History of, 1968 (Fred Gruenberger)  
62 1 Kilburn, P.T., 1949  
  2 Killian, James  
  3 Lewis Research Center (NASA)  
  4 Library Automation  
  5 Luebbert, Beth, 1972 (MARK I)  
  6 Machine Translation, (Ida Rhodes)  
  7 MADDIDA  
  8 Malik, Rex, 1972  
  9 Massachusetts Inst. of Tech. Computer Conference, 1968  
  10 Mechanical Translation (Rhodes   Alt)  
  11 Medicine-Computers, 1968  
  12 Meissner, Loren P.  
  13 Menzel, Donald H.  
  14 Monitor Systems, 1971 (Robert Rosin)  
  15 Nash, J., 1972 (Notes)  
  16 National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 1972  
  17 National Bureau of Standards  
    National Cash Register  
63 1 Background Information  
  2 Arithmetic Machine  
  3 Correspondence--Williams, H.M.; Wilson, Carol L.; Caldwell, .H.  
    Desch, Joseph  
  4-8 Deposition, 1970  
  9 Patents  
  10 High Speed Counter  
  11 "Lost Lab"  
  12 Mapstone's Notes  
  13 Multi Total Analysis Machine  
  14 Rapid Arithmetic Machine  
  15 Rapid Arithmetic Research  
  16 Rapid Computing Machine  
64 1 A. Research Reports--Rapid Arthimetcial Machine, 1940  
  2 B. Research Reports--Rapid Arthimetical Machine Progress Rpt., 1939  
  3 C. Research Reports--High Speed Counter, 1942  
  4 D. Research Reports--Multi-Task Analysis Machine, 1939  
  5 E. Research Reports--Practicality of Developing a Rapid Computing Machine, 1939  
  6 World, 1970-1972  
  7 National Computing Center  
65 1 Nelson, Eldred  
  2 Neurophysiology, 1950  
  3 Northrop News  
  4 NPL  
  5 Numerical Analysis  
  6 Numerical Mathematical Panel  
  7 Patrick, Bob  
  8 People to See  
  9 Physics-25 Year Retrospective  
  10 Predictions, 1970s  
  11 Progress Characteristics  
  12 Radar  
  13 Ramshaw, Walter  
  14 RAND, 1953  
  15 Reed, Irving  
  16 Rees, Mina 1954  
  17 Robots  
  18-19 Ryavec, E.H.  
  20 Samuel, A.  
  21 SEAC, 1955  
  22 SEAC Photo Index to NBS  
  23 SHARE  
66 1 SIAM-Numerical Analysis Project  
  2 SIAM-Twentieth Anniversary  
  3 Silliac, 1956  
  4 Smith, Gordon 1971  
  5 Smithsonian, Information Systems  
  6 SNOBOL 4, Macro Implementation, 1971 (Griswold)  
  7 SNOBOL, Programming Langguage  
  8 Software  
  9 Sorting (Kruth)  
  10 South America (Boeham)  
67 1 Sprague, R.E.  
  2 Square Roots   Other Things  
  3 Stamps  
  4 Standards Western Automatic Computer  
  5 Stibitiz, George 1946-1947 (correspondence)  
  6 Stibitz, George (lecture notes)  
  7 Stibitz, George (reports   papers)  
  8 Storage  
  9 Suekane Papers (see Japan)  
  10 Tick-Tack-Toe Computer  
  11 Toben, Greg  
  12 Toronto  
  13 Transistor (Chrales Weiner), 1973  
  14 Travis, Irven 1938  
  15 Tropp Publications  
  16 Turing, Alan  
  17 United States Army Procedures (data processing)  
  18 UNIVAC  
  19 USSR  
  20 Varga, Richard  
68 1 von Neumann, John  
  2 Wakelin, J.H.  
  3 Whirlwind  
  4 Wilkes, Maurice (9/8/72)  
  5 Wood, Ben  
  6 Worlton, J.   Metropolis, N., 1972  
       

 

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