Artifact Details

Title

Memoirs - computing prior to Fortran

Catalog Number

102785394

Type

Text

Date

1955-1957; 1982-1987

Description

Bob Bemer's memoirs folders collect documents related to his various activities and accomplishments over the course of his professional career, in addition to documenting moments in the history of computing that were relevant to Bemer and his colleagues and contemporaries. Contained here are materials he used for his 1982 article, "Computing Prior to FORTRAN," such as interviews and narratives of those involved in working with the program, a list of its early implementations, an annotated bibliography of publications concerning Fortran, and a reference manual.

Category

Transcription; Reference Guide

Collection Title

Robert (Bob) Bemer papers

Series Title

Papers

Credit

Gift of Bettie Bemer

Lot Number

X3054.2005