Artifact Details

Title

Early VAX development

Catalog Number

102750034

Type

Text

Date

1974-1976

Author

Demmer, William R.

Publisher

Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC)

Description

The material in this folder is related to the early development of VAX, created as a 32-bit system to extend or replace the PDP-11. Material includes a steering committee meeting about the 36-bit Unicorn project, and memos, diagrams, reports,and other material related to the proposal and research into the development of a 32-bit machine. Many of the memos are written by Bill Demmer, who was vice president of the Mid-Range Systems Business Group and VAX/VMS Systems and Servers Group.

Category

Memoranda; Notebooks; Presentation Material

Collection Title

Digital Equipment Corporation records

Series Title

Executives' papers: Gordon Bell papers: Product development and research records

Credit

Gift of Hewlett-Packard Company

Lot Number

X2675.2004