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Betty Jean Jennings Bartik

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Bartik, Jean Jennings; Eckert, J. Presper (John Presper); Mauchly, John W.; von Neumann, John; Auerbach, Albert A.


Northwest Missouri State University; Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Committee; Univac Historical Committee


Includes a brochure from the Jean Jennings Bartik Computing Museum at Northwest Missouri State University; "It Pays to Dream: A Compilation of Writings by Computer Pioneer Betty Jean Jennings Bartik"; War Department records for Betty J. Jennings; photocopies of articles by John W. Mauchly and J. Presper Eckert; "List of ENIAC Firsts"; "My Personal Impressions of ENIAC Developers" by John Mauchly; "Eulogy" for John Mauchly by J. Presper Eckert; part of a transcript of an interview of John Mauchly with Troop at the Smithsonian Oral History Collection (1969-1973, 1977); "Comparison of the Architecture, Performance, and Physical Characteristics of the Eckert-Mauchly Computers"; copy of a deposition of John von Neumann given in Mercer County, New Jersey on May 8, 1947; photocopy of "Stored Programs in the ENIAC, BINAC and EDVAC; a letter to the Editor of Datamation, from John W. Mauchly" (ca. 1979); photocopy of a letter to Dr. Michael R. Williams, Head Curator Computer History Museum, from Albert A. Auerbach regarding the BINAC (without the attchments mentioned in the letter); "Anecdotes from Eckert & Mauchly Corporation"; "Eckert & Mauchly Corporation: The Technical Camelot," by Jean J. Bartik; an invitation from the Pennsylvania Historical & Museum Commission and the Univac Historical Committee to the "dedication of an official State Historical Marker commemorating the birthplace of the commercial, digital computer" on September 26, 2006; and photocopies of original items Mrs. Bartik brought to the Computer History Museum when she was inducted as a CHM Fellow in 2008.


Personal Narrative; Promotional Material; Article; Correspondence


Gift of Jean Bartik

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