These records constitute part of the morgue files for the Science Service, and as such contain past articles, press releases and other materials pertaining to computers. Files are categorized according to Library of Congress headings.
Collection documents the Electronic Computer Project, 1950-1957 at the Institute for Advanced Study. The goal of the project was to build a computer that would be a general-purpose postwar tool for various branches of scientific research.
Correspondence, reports, publications, meeting minutes, and bulletins of standards committees relating to ALGOL, COBOL, and the International Standards Organization (ISO) subcommittee on character sets (ANSI X3L2). The ALGOL records include correspondence to the ALGOL Maintenance Subcommittee (Association for Computing Machinery) and information ab...
Correspondence, personal notes, articles, drawings, photographs, and published reports documenting the IAS Electronic Computer Project.
Collection documents circuit development for the Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC). SWAC was an early digital computer built in 1950 by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles, California.
Papers representing Koenig's research on early personal computers. Includes photographs, articles, laboratory reports, Koenig's students' research, writings and illustrations and diagrams on hardware and software.
This accession consists of executive director correspondence; grant proposals, particularly with the Institute of Museum Service (IMS), the Getty Foundation, and Apple Computer; Museum Computer Network (MCN) surveys; SPECTRA correspondence; and conference materials, 1985-1987.
Collection contains product literature, newsletters, and other hand-outs collected from exhibitors by Ernie Jones, a faire attendee. The First West Coast Computer Faire was held in San Francisco, California on April 15-17, 1977, and the Fifth West Coast Computer Faire was held on March 14-16, 1980.
This accession includes a reference set of "The Glitch" newsletter. The newsletter, formerly known as "The Micro Glitch," was founded by the Smithsonian Small Computer Group (SSCG) in 1982 to "provide a forum for the exchange of information about small computers." In 1985, SSCG was renamed the Smithsonian Computer Users Group (SCUG); the ...
This material consists of a consultant's report regarding Smithsonian Institution computer service. "Data Processing Review," February 1966 Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co.