Artifact Details

Title

UNIVAC II

Catalog Number

102646302

Type

Text

Date

1957

Publisher

Remington Rand Univac

Place of Publication

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

other number EL292A

Extent

8 p.

Dimensions

8 1/2 x 5 1/2 in.

Copyright Holder

Remington Rand Univac

Description

The brochure introduces the UNIVAC II as being twice as fast as the existing Univac computer. The brochure is printed in black, gray, blue, and white, with each page having as a background a view of the night sky. The front cover shows the image of Atlas holding up the planets in orbit with an enlarged Earth at the center. The back cover shows the company logo: Hermes with wings on his helmet and the earth as the nucleus of an atom with electrons orbiting around, and slogan: UNIVAC--the first name in electronic computing. Views of planets and orbiting electrons continue throughout the inside pages. Each page displays black and white photographs of the UNIVAC II with textual explanations. Text headings include: The central computer; UNIVAC input auxiliaries; UNIVAC output auxiliaries; Operating the system.

Category

Promotional Material

Subject

promotional materials; Sperry Rand Corporation; Business applications; Digital computer: mainframe; Remington Rand Univac; Univac II (Computer); Military/Aerospace applications

Credit

Courtesy of Charles Jortberg

Lot Number

X2381.2002