Artifact Details

Title

Improvements in the methods of and apparatus for compiling statistics: complete specification

Catalog Number

B332.85

Type

Text

Date

1889

Author

Hollerith, Herman

Publisher

Darling and Son, Ltd

Place of Publication

London

Extent

7, [3] p.

Dimensions

overall: 3/8 in x 8 in x 11 1/4 in

Description

The original patent specification, and thus the first printed account, of the Hollerith electric tabulating machine.

Contains 7 pages of patent application and 3 fold-out diagrams of proposed machine.

Category

Book

Collection Title

Gwen Bell artifact and book collection

Series Title

Algorithms, tables, and history of calculation books

Credit

The Gwen Bell Early Book Collection of Algorithms, Tables, and History of Calculations

Lot Number

X7090.2014