Artifact Details

Title

CDC 6600 at the University of New York

Catalog Number

102707430

Type

Still Image

Date

1965 ca.

Photographer

Simmons, William R.

Publisher

New York University (NYU)

Place of Publication

Ney York, N.Y.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 59-E7 Verso ink

Dimensions

overall: 10 in x 8 in

Description

Black and white image of a component of the CDC 6600 in a hoist sling as it is being installed at the University of N.Y.
Two men are standing on a platform waiting for the component.
Verso: Black stamp: " New York University Photo by William R. Simmons Date 4/6/65 #59-E7
Information sheet on back: " Alan Kohn -- Ext. 676 (Wash. Sq.)
Mailed: Thursday, April 8, 1965 Caption

A crane with a 100-foot arm swings a 3,600-pound component of Control Data Corporation's 6600 computing system towards window of Warren Weaver hall, the new home of New York University's Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences. The system was deliverd to the Institute April 6. Because of the weakness of the trrain surrounding the building and the weight of the four components, the crane had to be used. The CDC 6600 will be emplyed by two of the Institute's six divisions, its AEC Computing and Applied Mathematics Center and its University Computing center. -ak-"

Category

Photograph

Lot Number

X7413.2015
 

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