Artifact Details

Title

Harvard Mark III magnetic head

Catalog Number

102682074

Type

Physical object

Date

1949

Manufacturer

Harvard Computation Laboratory

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

overall: 1/2 in x 4 1/2 in x 4 in

Description

Object consists of magnetic head with attached shielded cable. Believed to be part of drum memory used on the Harvard Mark III. Pole tip width approx. 3/32". "HARVARD COMPUTATION LABORATORY" is molded into plastic housing.

Category

Memory/drum