Artifact Details

Title

Guide to the Harry D. Huskey Papers

Catalog Number

102726107

Type

Text

Date

1937-2004

Author

Sabado, Sherwin; Gulbronson, Sydney

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Extent

2.54 linear feet

Description

Harry D. Huskey was a mathematician who became a pioneer in the field of computer science. During his career, he worked on early and important computing systems such as the ENIAC, EDVAC, Pilot ACE, and SWAC. He also dedicated a significant amount of time to establishing and promoting computer education in both the United States and abroad. Ranging in date from 1937 to 2004, the Harry D. Huskey Papers document Huskey’s work in computer science, with the bulk of the collection pertaining to the EDVAC and SWAC. The collection includes technical reports and papers, manuals, meeting minutes, product data sheets, newsletters, conference proceedings, correspondence, handwritten notes, a personal journal, an autobiography, and photographs.

Category

Finding Aid

Subject

AMEC (Applied Mathematics Executive Council); ACE (Automatic Computing Engine); Bendix Corporation; EDVAC; ENIAC; Huskey, Harry D., 1916-; National Bureau of Standards (NBS); National Physical Laboratory (NPL); SWAC

Collection Title

Harry D. Huskey papers