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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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  • Result 61-80 of about 952
    Core testing methods and equipment
    Text, Aug. 30, 1957
    Planning a Computer System : Project Stretch
    McGraw-Hill Book Company
    Text, 1962
    Stretch Reunion : interview with Tom Apple
    Computer History Museum
    Text, Sept. 28, 2002
    Adding one to memory
    Text, Sept. 20, 1956
    Thoughts on machine organisation
    Text, Sept. 28, 1956
    Ferrite materials development
    Text, Aug. 30, 1957
    Octal-hex bit sheet
    Text, Dec. 14, 1959
    Major units in the 7030
    Text, Oct. 1960
    List of important registers in the 7030
    Text, Oct. 1960
    704-709-7090 programming package for the IBM 7030 data processing system
    International Business Machines Corporation. Data Processing Division (IBM)
    Text, 1960
    Sigma timing simulator
    Text, Feb. 17, 1958
    Engineering seminar
    International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)
    Text, Mar. 21, 1959
    Dr. Kolsky's letter of 8/5/58
    Text, Aug. 6, 1958
    Revised simulator report
    Text, Nov. 7, 1958