Artifact Details

Title

IBM 6400 Accouting Machine

Catalog Number

102645466

Type

Still Image

Date

ca. 1962

Identifying Numbers

Other number 6885

Dimensions

8 1/8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

B/W, Perspective view of IBM 6420 Accounting Machine and IBM 6425 Magnetic Ledger Unit. Flat, white background. Verso: "6885", sideways, in black pencil, bottom left edge. [10/03/2005 JJL]

From BRL, 1964: "The IBM 6400 is an operator oriented, general purpose accounting/computing machine. It is designed to handle a wide variety of accounting applications, ranging from complete accounting systems in small and medium size businesses to specialized magnetic ledger card applications in large business organizations, e.g. mortgage loan accounting, installment loan accounting, hospital patient billing and brokerage confirmation preparation."

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Computer industry--History; IBM 6420 (Computer); Computers--History; Electronic data processing--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015