Artifact Details

Title

Univac removeable disc cartridge

Catalog Number

102664700

Type

Still Image

Identifying Numbers

Other number Fig 10
Other number OOC 1337

Dimensions

11 x 8 1/4 in.

Format

Photographic print

Description

This is a black and white image of a person holding up a Univac removable storage disc cartridge against a white background. Only the person's hands and arms are shown. Light is coming from the top left corner of image and shining on the disc. The disk is labeled "UNIVAC". J. Presper Eckert describes this removeable storage in his speech "Industry Science & Technology in Last Third of the Century, 1966" as "A small removable disc cartridge shown..." (p. 10). Written on verso side is "Fig. 10". 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