Artifact Details

Title

IBM Terminals - Dr. Wilfrid Dixon, Dr. Sherman Mellinkoff and Dr. Foster Sherwood of UCLA next to an IBM 1410 data processing systems

Catalog Number

102650886

Type

Still Image

Date

1963 ca.

Photographer

Wiener, Leigh

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); California, University of (Los Angeles)

Place of Publication

Los Angeles, CA, US

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1424
Other number 1844-39-36

Dimensions

8 x 10 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

Thsi is a black and white image of three men, Dr. Wilfrid Dixon, Dr. Sherman Mellinkoff and Dr. Foster Sherwood, next to the IBM 7094 and IBM 1410 computers. All men are wearing suits with white shirts and ties. Dr. Mellinkoff and Dr. Sherwood are standing on the left and Dr. Dixon is sitting down on the right. There are also two other men in the background working. Dr. Dixon has his right hand on the keyboard console for the IBM 1410. Light is coming from the overhead ceiling. The press release states "FOR RELEASE: Sunday, July 21, 1963 FROM: Al Hicks UCLA Public Information Office BR 2-8911, Ext. 2342 More than 100 medical research projects at UCLA are currently receiving computer support at the University's new Health Sciences Computing Facility--the nation's largest data processing center for medical research. Dr. Wilfrid J. Dixon, right, is director of the new facility, which consists of powerful IBM 7094 and 1410 data processing systems. Here he discusses current projects with Dr. Sherman M. Mellinkoff, left, dean of the UCLA School of Medicine, and Dr. Foster Sherwood, center, UCLA vice-chancellor. The new $3,300,000 computing center was made possible by a grant from the National Institutes of Health." Written on verso side of image in pencil on left edge is "#1424". Stamped on verso side in black letters is "Photograph by Leigh Wiener" and "1844-39-36."

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

IBM 7094 (Computer)--Programming; Dixon, Wilfrid; Computer industry--History; Sherwood, Foster; Electronic data processing--History; Mellinkoff, Sherman; Computers--History; International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); IBM 1410 (Computer)

Lot Number

X7413.2015