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Catalog Number

102631262

Title

Ken Olsen, Charles Townes, Peter Elias in front of PDP-1 computer.

Type

Still Image

Date

1961 ca.

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Identifying Numbers

other number 10159

Dimensions

1 slide

Format

Transparency

Copyright Holder

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Description

This is a black and white 35mm slide image of three men standing in front of a DEC PDP-1. The slide is labeled "(c) digital 1988 All Rights Reserved Educational Services/MCG". Written on the top edge of slide in black ink is "10159" and "D" and is circled. Written on bottom of the slide in black pen is "HISTORY".

From left to right, the people in the photo are:

Ken Olsen, Co-founder DEC
Charles Townes, Laser theorist
Peter Elias, Head of EE Dept, MIT

Category

Slide; Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC); Olsen, Ken; Townes, Charles; PDP-1 (Computer); Elias, Peter

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004