Artifact Details

Title

Core memory learning aid

Catalog Number

X1077.91

Type

Physical object

Date

1952

Manufacturer

Dr. Donald G. McBrien

Place Manufactured

U.S.

Dimensions

6 x 6 in.

Description

10 x 10 core array model (made from iron washers and ordinary wire). McBrien fashioned this and several other learning aids for his classes, the first computer theory and operations classes at Boston University.

Category

Memory: core

Credit

Gift of Dr. Donald G. McBrien

Lot Number

X1077.91