Artifact Details

Title

Univac mass memory storage drive

Catalog Number

102664699

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number Fig 9
Other number OOC 1337

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/4 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a woman, standing on the left, in front of a Univac mass storage drive and turning a knob with her right hand.
J. Presper Eckert describes this low cost mass storage unit in his speech "Industry Science & Technology in Last Third of the Century, 1966" as "...small low cost mass storage to hold a few million bits..." (p. 10). Written on verso side is "Fig. 9". Written in pencil on small white strip included with binder is "1337".

Category

Publicity photograph; Identification photograph

Subject

Univac (Computer); Eckert, J. Presper, Jr.

Collection Title

J. Pres Eckert papers

Series Title

Photographs

Credit

Purchase of the Computer History Museum

Lot Number

X3115.2005