Artifact Details

Title

Guide to the Cuthbert C. Hurd papers

Catalog Number

102733944

Type

Text

Date

1947-1995

Author

Doub, Bo; Hayden, Kim; Lott, Sara Chabino

Publisher

Computer History Museum

Extent

4.84 linear feet in 3 record cartons and 1 oversize box

Description

The Cuthbert C. Hurd papers consist of materials related to the International Business Machines Corporation (IBM), primarily from 1949 through 1962, and Hurd’s role in steering the company to develop its first automated electronic and stored program computers during that time. The collection includes IBM reports and memoranda, personal correspondence, research on computing history, articles from publications, and testimony transcripts and legal documents from the IBM anti-trust case: United States v. International Business Machines Corp. (1979).

Category

Finding Aid

Subject

Antitrust law; Computer industry; Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin; IBM 650 (Computer); IBM 701 (Computer); IBM 7030 (Computer); International Business Machines Corporation; Los Alamos National Laboratory; Monte Carlo method Computer programs; von Neumann, John; Watson, Thomas J.

Collection Title

Cuthbert C. Hurd papers

Credit

Gift of Elizabeth R. Nowicki and William Nowicki

Lot Number

X2772.2004