Artifact Details

Title

PDP-1 proposal to Jet Propulsion Laboratory for use during the Mariner project

Catalog Number

102664165

Type

Text

Date

1961-06-27

Author

Anderson, Harlan E.

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Extent

5 p.

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/2 in.

Description

This is an onion skin copy of a letter from Anderson to William R. Hoover of the Jet Propulsion Laboratory that references the data processor quotation for the Mariner project. Included in this letter is the price breakdown of the requested PDP-1 unit. Anderson includes the future expansion options and also details the present status of the PDP-1, which includes the three fully operating systems and the clients who have placed orders for the PDP-1. He also includes the programming aids, delivery, terms, and warranty and training details in this correspondence.

Category

Correspondence

Collection Title

Digital Equipment Corporation records

Series Title

Executive papers: Harlan Anderson papers

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004