Artifact Details

Title

QUAC - Northrup Quadratic Arc Computer

Catalog Number

102698004

Type

Still image

Identifying Numbers

Other number Item 11 Verso: pencil

Dimensions

overall: 8 in x 10 in

Description

The Northrup QUAC Computer. Verso: " A photograph of QUAC with Jerry Mendelson and its implementors. Ladd Andrews, on the left was the hardware implementor. Jerry is second from the left; he wrote the algorithms, co-wrote the logic equations, and acted as Project Engineer.The next two individuals are Louis Proctor and Ed Harrison, respecively, who were the actual constructors of the machine"

Category

Photograph

Credit

Gift of Jerry Mendelson

Lot Number

X4682.2008