Artifact Details

Title

UNIVAC tape reel

Catalog Number

102735638

Type

Physical object

Date

1951 ca.

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Identifying Numbers

Other number 233887R Scratched by hand on the bottom (gray side) of the reel
Other number 82.153.01A Handwritten in black ink on the back of the tape reel; deprecated LLNL number

Dimensions

overall: 7 1/4 in x 6 in x 3/4 in

Description

This unit is a 6-inch diameter metal tape reel which is red on the front and silver on the back. "UNIVAC" is written in large white letters on the front of the unit. The back includes a piece of red tape, two pieces of Velcro for mounting in an exhibit, and a white label on which is typed "Larsen history file." The end of the tape has an intact end fastener. A rubber retainer keeps the tape from unraveling.

Category

Memory & storage/

Credit

Gift of Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL)

Lot Number

X4575.2008