Artifact Details

Title

Improvements in the methods of and apparatus for compiling statistics: complete specification

Catalog Number

B332.85

Type

Text

Date

1889

Author

Hollerith, Herman

Publisher

Darling and Son, Ltd

Place of Publication

London

Extent

7, [3] p.

Dimensions

overall: 3/8 in x 8 in x 11 1/4 in

Description

The original patent specification, and thus the first printed account, of the Hollerith electric tabulating machine.

Contains 7 pages of patent application and 3 fold-out diagrams of proposed machine.

Category

Book

Collection Title

Gwen Bell early book collection of algorithms, tables, and history of calculations