Artifact Details

Title

Harvard Mark III tape reel with tape

Catalog Number

102682052

Type

Physical object

Date

1949

Manufacturer

Harvard Computation Laboratory

Identifying Numbers

Other number 15 Handwritten on paper label
Other number 16 Handwritten on paper label

Dimensions

overall: 3/4 in x 3 5/8 in x 3 5/8 in

Description

Object consists of spool of apparently magnetic tape. Lot description indicates that this was used on the Harvard Mark III calculator built for the U.S. Navy Proving Grounds. Tape is wound on CINE KODAK spool and tape appears to be coated on a 16mm substrate.

Category

Memory/tape

Credit

Gift of Gerald W. LaVigne

Lot Number

X4113.2007