Artifact Details


IBM plugboard

Catalog Number



Physical Object


IBM Corp.

Place Manufactured

Made in New York

Identifying Numbers

Other number 13 The number is handwritten in black in the left corner 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. There is a paper with labeling that overlays the board. There are grey and white cloth covered wires placed in the board. The plastic covers at the top of the plugs are grey. There is a metal label at the front of the board that reads, "Property of International Business Machines Corp. Endicott, New York, U.S.A." There is a sticker covering a number in the middle of the metal label. There is a white paper label at the bottom of the frame, which has crossed-out writing on it. There is a white paper stuck in among the wires that says, "(REPRO 'M' CDS -SHT URZ0) sbc billing save (See Joe C.) 4.7.1".


Memory & storage/connector / plugboard


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

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