Artifact Details

Title

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) projects and products

Catalog Number

102734191

Type

Text

Date

1940-1993; bulk 1942-1962

Author

McPherson, John C.; Watson, Thomas J., Jr.; Comrie, L. J.

Publisher

International Business Machines Corporation (IBM); Scientific Computing Services

Description

These folders include records relating to punched card collator and tabulator machines, IBM Project Spade, the Alpha Accounting machine, IBM products for railroad companies, Scat, Autocoder, computers designed to write Braille, the IBM 7030 ("Stretch") computer project, a letter to Claude Shannon about one of his papers regarding the application of Boolean Algebra to relay circuits, and correspondence with Leslie John Comrie about IBM machines.

Category

Memoranda; Correspondence; Technical Paper or Note; Design Drawing; Pamphlet; Promotional Material; Press release

Collection Title

John C. McPherson collection

Series Title

IBM administrative records

Credit

Gift of Ray Polivka

Lot Number

X3853.2007