Artifact Details

Title

Univac Scientific Computing System Model 1103A

Catalog Number

102646141

Type

Text

Date

1957

Publisher

Remington Rand Univac

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number U-343

Extent

18 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Sperry Rand Corporation

Description

The brochure introduces the Model 1103A as a computing system for scientific applications designed to solve complex problems such as those found in engineering and research. The brochure is printed in blue, black and white on white glossy paper. The front cover shows a black and white photographic close up of detail on a computer creating a repetitive pattern, which is continued on the front inside page. The back cover shows the cmopany logo, which is the globe with electrons spinning around it and the Hermes (Mercury) wearing a helmet . Black, white, and blue photographs of computers and hardware components are shown throughout the broch The name "Donald G. McBrien" is stamped on the top right corner of the first page. Contents of text include: How it can serve you; The computing system; Preparing a problem; The results may be printed or stored; An entire organization can use the computer; For greater flexibility.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

Scientific applications; Remington Rand Univac; Digital computer: mainframe; promotional materials; Univac 1103A (Computer)

Credit

Courtesy of Charles Jortberg

Lot Number

X2381.2002