Artifact Details

Title

Beckman First Hybrid Software

Catalog Number

102646123

Type

Text

Date

1960 - 1969

Publisher

Beckman Instruments, Inc.

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 2CO655395657

Extent

4 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1.2 in.

Copyright Holder

Beckman Instruments, Inc.

Description

The brochure introduces the Beckman hybrid programming software as designed for the Beckman integrated computing system, an analog and digital computing system. The brochure is printed in two colors, blue and black on white paper, but opens up into a 3-page centerfold of pale blue paper, which shows black and white photographs of a punch card, punched tape, and tape on reels. The front cover shows a mermaid reeling in a reel of output tape. The company address is on the back cover with the company logo on both front and back covers. Text contents include: Structure of programming systems; Hybrid programming systems; Utility systems; Beckman: First in hybrid software.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

Hybrid FORTRAN II (Software); Software; Hybrid FORTRAN IV (Software); Beckman hybrid programming system (Software); Digital computer; Beckman Instruments, Inc.; Beckman integrated computing system (Computer); Analog computer; promotional materials; Hybrid executive (Software)

Credit

Gift of Thomas J. Buckholtz and Helen T. Buckholtz

Lot Number

X2592.2004