Artifact Details

Title

Paper tape machine reader for the ILLIAC II computer

Catalog Number

102651995

Type

Still Image

Date

1974 ca.

Publisher

Illinois, University of (Urbana-Champaign)

Identifying Numbers

Other number 1445
Other number 68-1242-1
Other number L-2-7

Dimensions

8 x 10 1 /8 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a paper tape reader against a gray background from the 1950s and photographed ca. 1974. There is a long strip of paper tape with holes being feed through the machine. The three settings visible on the reader are "Run", "Stop", and "Free". Light is coming from the left side of the image. Written on verso side of image in pencil is "L-2-7" and #1445". Written in black pen on verso side is "68-1242-1". The post it note has written on it "ILIAC [sic] II (74) from 50s"

Category

Identification photograph; Publicity photograph

Subject

Illiac IV (Computer); Burroughs Corporation; Computers--History; Computer industry--History

Lot Number

X7413.2015