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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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    Mr. S.W. Dunwell's supporting memo on R.L. Garwin's proposal, dated May 18, 1970 : faster printing terminal
    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
    Text, June 9, 1970
    102632318
    Bear Mountain meeting
    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
    Text, Apr. 2, 1970
    102632320
    Editing for printing
    Text, Nov. 5, 1956
    102632325
    Memory address checking
    Text, June 4, 1957
    102634294
    Real time clock
    Text, Oct. 8, 1958
    102632527
    Printer
    Text, [1958?]
    102632534
    Changes in instruction set
    Text, Nov. 12, 1958
    102632539
    High-speed disks
    Text, Nov. 17, 1958
    102632541
    Appendix D of the STRAP 1 manual
    Text, Jan. 7, 1960
    102633955
    Project 7000 - external unit status
    Text, Sept. 30, 1957
    102632729
    SWIFT tape systems
    Text, Oct. 2, 1956
    102632731
    Some statistics on a 701 code
    Text, Feb. 1956
    102632642
    Stretch Sigma performance : meeting or contact report
    International Business Machines Corporation. Planning Data Processing Division (IBM)
    Text, 1958-04-01
    102632596
    Stretch presentation, MPD presentation and description of ORO problem requirements : meeting or contact report
    International Business Machines Corporation. Planning Data Processing Division (IBM)
    Text, Oct. 14, 1958
    102632604
    7000X applications : meeting or contact report
    International Business Machines Corporation. Planning Data Processing Division (IBM)
    Text, May 15, 1959
    102632609
    Meeting with IBM at Los Alamos
    Text, Mar. 14, 1956
    102632647
    To investigate the mathematical planning effort for Stretch : meeting or contact report
    International Business Machines Corporation. Product Planning and Market Analysis Division (IBM)
    Text, Sept. 26, 1956
    102632654