Artifact Details


IBM plugboard

Catalog Number



Physical Object


IBM Corp.

Place Manufactured

Made in New York

Identifying Numbers

Other number 175713 The number is stamped in black at the top of the board's frame.
Other number 36 Stamped into the metal on one side of the frame.
Other number Type 901 Printed at the top of the frame.


overall: 10 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 2 1/2 in


Object is a plugboard for an IBM machine such as a 519. The cover is not installed, so the board is exposed and the white printed labeling is exposed. There are yellow cloth covered wires placed in the board. The plastic covers at the top of the plugs are orange and grey. "NO" is stamped into the metal in the right corner of the top of the frame. There is a faded word stamped on one side of the frame.


Memory & storage/connector / plugboard


Gift of Robert Garner, Grant Saviers, Len Shustek, Bernard Peuto and Mike Cheponis

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