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IBM Stretch Collection

IBM Stretch

The IBM Stretch Archive is a collection of materials, primarily documents, relating to the IBM 7030 ("Stretch") computer project from 1955 to 1961. The IBM Model 7030 was one of the world's first supercomputers. Stretch incorporated a dazzling array of technical breakthroughs and was the fastest computer in the world for several years. It is considered a critical milestone in IBM history.


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    Simple mesh problem
    Text, Sep. 23, 1957
    8 neighbour sum
    Text, [1958]
    Lecture notes
    Text, Feb. 16, 1959
    Exchange channel addressing
    Text, July 2,1959
    Background information
    Text, Apr. 19, 1961
    Clear memory and count in memory
    Text, June 27, 1957
    Core testing methods and equipment
    Text, Aug. 30, 1957
    Medium-speed memory sense amplifier
    Text, Aug. 30, 1957
    Address and format mode switches
    Text, Aug. 28, 1958
    Coding examples for Basic SIS
    Text, Apr. 15, 1958
    File maintenance problem on the B-machine : supplying 705-3 and 709 comparative figures
    International Business Machines Corporation. Product Development Laboratory (IBM)
    Text, Oct. 11, 1957
    Multiplexing method for I/O devices
    Text, May 24, 1957
    File protection on the H.S. disk file
    Text, July 1, 1957
    Standardization of input-output equipment
    Text, July 9, 1957