Artifact Details

Title

UNIVAC Central Processor sales model

Catalog Number

102732343

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1960

Manufacturer

Remington Rand

Identifying Numbers

Other number 83.087.02A This number, which is handwritten on the inside, appears to be a depricated LLNL number.

Dimensions

overall: 4 in x 6 3/4 in x 2 7/8 in

Description

Object is a cardboard box surface printed to represent the central processor of a UNIVAC computer. The front face represents a control panel and an array of circuit cards. The upper right corner has the Remington Rand UNIVAC logo.
The following two cards were found with this object. The text on the first reads "UNIVAC Lard Cardboard replica circa. 1960 of Central Processor, High Speed Printer, High Speed Reader, Read Punch Unit. (to show size) from Claire Crutchfield widow of Bob Crutchfield, Spare Parts Tech for Remington Rand at LRL. Boxes fit inside each other. To Cecelia from Claire."
The text on the second reads "Barbara - This is an old cardboard example of the UNIVAC LARC. Bob Crutchfield (Sperry Rand emp.). Had it for years & his widow, Claire Crutchfield gave it to me. Cecelia Larsen. 04-28-83. L314, X24232."

Category

Ephemera/other

Credit

Gift of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Lot Number

X4575.2008