Artifact Details

Title

UNIVAC Scientific at the White Sands Missile Range

Catalog Number

102646201

Type

Text

Date

1953

Publisher

Remington Rand Univac

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number U1561

Extent

10 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Remington Rand Univac

Description

The brochure features the UNIVAC Scientific and other UNIVAC computer systems under operation at the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico. The brochure is printed in black and white and shows many photographs of events at the White Sands Missile Range, including military and civilian leadership, photographs of headquarters, military personnel at work in and around missiles, computers, equipment in the field and in offices. Throughout the brochure are outstanding, full page photographs of missiles at the point of take off and double page photographs of the UNIVAC Scientific, Model 1103A. The front cover has a black background with a photograph of a missile pointed skyward. On the back cover, a full page photograph shows headquarters building with missiles on display in the front yard and the American flag blowing in the wind, mountain peaks and white billowing clouds on the horizon. Text contents include: This is White Sands Missile range, UNIVAC Scientific.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

I & II Systems (Computer); Remington Rand Univac; File-Computer System (Computer); 120 Electronic Punched-card computer (Computer); Model 1105 System (Computer); Military/Aerospace applications; Model 1103A Scientific System (Computer); Scientific applications; Digital computer: mainframe; promotional materials; 60 Electronic Punched-card computer (Computer)

Lot Number

X3067.2005