Artifact Details

Title

SSEC paper publication records

Document Titles

A large-scale, general-purpose electronic digital calculator

Document Titles

The Motion of the Moon

Catalog Number

102734210

Type

Text

Date

1948; 1962-1965; 1982

Author

McPherson, John C.; Eckert, W. J.; Hamilton, Frank E.; Seeber, Robert R.

Description

This folder includes a paper about the Selective Sequence Electronic Calculator (SSEC) written by McPherson in 1948, which was not printed until 1982 when it was included in the Annals of the History of Computing. Also included are correspondence between McPherson and the Annals about the paper, articles and correspondence from the 1960s about the SSEC and its applications for weather prediction and tracking the moon, and W. J. Eckert's 1967 IBM research report "The Motion of the Moon."

Category

Article; Technical Paper or Note; Correspondence

Collection Title

John C. McPherson collection

Series Title

Technical papers and articles

Credit

Gift of Ray Polivka

Lot Number

X3853.2007