Artifact Details

Title

Harvard Mark II/III drum read-write head assembly

Catalog Number

102732649

Type

Physical object

Date

ca. 1947

Manufacturer

Harvard Computation Laboratory

Identifying Numbers

Other number 6556 Engraved into base
Other number 96556 Embossed on metal plate on base

Dimensions

overall: 3 3/4 in x 17 in x 14 in

Description

The object is a heavy curved metal bracket to which are attached 24 read-write heads in two rows of 12 each. Also attached to the bracket is a male connector with 24 pins. All of the read-write heads are labeled "HARVARD COMPUTATION LABORATORY."

Category

Memory & storage/drum

Related Records

102732651 Connector