Artifact Details

Title

General Electric GE 210 advertisement

Catalog Number

102621664

Type

Text

Date

1959

Publisher

General Electric Company (GE)

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number CPB-58 (10M 9-59)

Extent

11 p.

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 11 in.

Copyright Holder

General Electric Company (GE)

Description

A four color brochure for the GE 210 Data Processing System. The front cover features a picture of the 210 over a brown background. Routing numbers line the spine of the brochure and run into an orange drawing of the 210 . The heading reads: "The new General Electric GE 210 data processing system ...employing magnetic ink character reading to bring automation to business data processing routines." There is a date stamp for October 23, 1959, received by L. Wheaton Smith, in the upper right hand corner. The brochure folds out to reveal a drawing of two men using the 210. Subsections of the brochure include "The GE 210 Data Processing System Provides;" "Why Magnetic Ink Printing;" "The Basic GE 210 Data Processing System Includes;" "Features of the GE 210 Data Processing System;" and "Services of the General Electric Computer Department." Drawings are included throughout the brochure and feature images of the 210's components and men using the 210. A drawing of General Electric headquarters is included on the back cover, along with a listing of GE locations to contact for more information.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

promotional materials; Business applications; Digital computer: mainframe; GE 210 (Computer); General Electric Co. (GE)

Credit

Gift of L. Wheaton Smith

Lot Number

X3127.2005