Artifact Details

Title

Exhibitions

Catalog Number

102776175

Type

Text

Date

1975-1998

Publisher

Digital Computer Museum; The Computer Museum

Format

PDF

Description

the main entrance lobby of DEC’s building 12 in Maynard. The exhibition was 8 x 3 feet. After the Museum relocated to DEC’s Marlborough building the exhibitions were constructed in the buildings large lobby. This is also where the majority of lectures took place. Seven of the Museum’s exhibitions were developed after its move to Boston where they had 53,000 square feet of exhibit space, including a store. Exhibitions in Boston covered smart machines; the life size Walk Through Computer; Milestones of a Revolution (timeline of history); Tools and Toys, about games and desktop application; Networking; and a Virtual FishTank simulating the behavior of fish in a large tank. Information is also included on the traveling pocket computing exhibition On the one hand. Included in the series are descriptions of each of the ten exhibitions along with credits and basic statistics, as well as administrative records such as proposals, press kits, notes, promotional material, correspondence, labels, and catalogs, which come from the “File archives” series.

Category

Catalog; Correspondence; Promotional Material; Press release

Collection Title

The Computer Museum records

Credit

Gift of Gordon Bell

Lot Number

X8339.2018