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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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    Combined indexing and protection
    Text, Dec. 6, 1957
    Simultaneous clearing of memory
    Text, Oct. 30, 1956
    Binary merge sorting
    Text, Jan. 7, 1957
    Stretch Users' Group meeting
    International Business Machines Corporation. San Jose Research Laboratory (IBM)
    Text, July 17, 1961
    Method of multiplexing computers
    Text, Feb. 13, 1959
    AEC computer situation
    Text, Aug. 23, 1963
    Coding of SNG for Stretch
    Text, Aug. 8, 1957
    Meeting with Livermore at research center
    Text, Oct. 20, 1960
    Understanding Stretch : a primer on automatic digital computers
    Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory (LASL)
    Text, June 13, 1961
    Preliminary description of proposed multiplex 10 megapulse automatic computer
    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
    Text, Feb. 27, 1956
    Stanford Research Institute
    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
    Text, Jan. 7, 1958
    Meeting notes
    Text, Jan. 17, 1958
    Notes Thurs Feb 6
    Text, [1958]
    White Plains meeting, 705 computer
    Text, Nov. 18, 1958