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Smithsonian Speech Synthesis History Project
Creators:
Maxey, H. David
National Museum of American History (U.S.)
Dates:
1939-1999
Size:
8 Cubic feet (32 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0417
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Smithsonian Speech Synthesis History Project, conducted by H. David Maxey from 1986 through 2002, created a collection of archival materials documenting the history and development of speech synthesis technology. Maxey collaborated with Dr. Bernard Finn, Elliot Sivowitch and Harold Wallace of the National Museum of American History's Division of Information, Technology, and Society.

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Whirlwind Computer Collection
Creators:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Dates:
1945-1959
Size:
10.3 Cubic feet (Includes 31 vertical boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0290
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

This collection consists of over 2,516 items, housed in 31 document boxes. The material is arranged into chronological order and covers the project dates of l945- l959. The items were originally classified Secret, Confidential, and Unclassified. The collection is arranged into four series: Series 1, Summary Reports; Series 2, Bi-weekly Reports; Series 3, Correspondence, Memoranda …

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Computer World Smithsonian Awards
Creators:
Smithsonian Institution
Computerworld Magazine.
Dates:
1989-2000
Size:
145 Cubic feet (341 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0425
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Collection documents an awards program established in 1989 as a partnership between Computerworld Magazine and the Smithsonian Institution. The Computer World Smithsonian Awards (CWSA) brought together the Chairmen of Chief Executive Officers of the world's foremost information technology companies with the world's leading universities, libraries and research institutions to document a revolution in progress—the global information technology revolution. The program identified men, women, organizations and institutions leading the technology revolution and asked them to contribute case studies. Collection consists of case studies which include questionnaires, essays, oral histories, conference proceedings, publications, video tapes, photographs, slides, software, and product samples about each project.

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Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Department of History of Science
Dates:
1923-1980
Size:
15.5 cu. ft. (31 document boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession T90005
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of miscellaneous correspondence, fiscal records, annual reports, incoming and outgoing curatorial correspondence, personnel files, and records pertaining to the Computer History Project. Staff documented include Susan Faye Cannon.

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Development of the Electrical Numerical Integrator and Computer (ENIAC) Videohistory Collection
Dates:
1988
Size:
2 videotapes (Reference copies). 7 digital .wmv files and .rm files (Reference copies).
Collection ID:
Record Unit 9537
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

The Smithsonian Videohistory Program, funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation from 1986 until 1992, used video in historical research. Additional collections have been added since the grant project ended. Videohistory uses the video camera as a historical research tool to record moving visual information. Video works best in historical research when …

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Curatorial Records
Creators:
National Museum of American History. Division of Physical Sciences and Mathematics
Dates:
1956-1988 and undated
Size:
12 cu. ft. (24 document boxes) (oversize materials)
Collection ID:
Record Unit 332
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records include administrative files of the Division of Mathematics and its predecessors; Merzbach correspondence with computer industries, university professors, and pioneers or experts in the field of computing science; exhibition scripts, research material, and blueprints for the Hall of Mathematics; Computer History Project research files, correspondence, floor plans, and …

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SHARE Numerical Analysis Project Records
Creators:
SHARE (Association)
Dietz, C. P.
Dates:
1964-1970
Size:
5 Cubic feet (14 boxes )
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0498
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Correspondence, abstracts and reports of computer programs, punch cards, Numerical Analysis project reviews, meeting notes, and research papers.

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GTE Burst Switch Collection
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Information, Technology and Society
GTE Laboratories Inc.
Dates:
1984-1999.
Size:
7 Cubic feet (14 boxes, 6 map-folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0833
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Drawings, patents, notes, computer printouts, articles, and technical papers documenting the GTE Burst-switch; also, subject files relating to many aspects of the burst switch project.

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Grace Murray Hopper Collection
Creators:
Hopper, Grace Murray, 1906-1992
Dates:
1944-1965
Size:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0324
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

Papers and photographs of Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) computer and Naval pioneer.

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Paul Armer Collection
Creators:
Armer, Paul, 1924- (computer technician)
SHARE (Association)
Dates:
1949-1970
Size:
5 Cubic feet (15 document boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0323
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The collection documents computing organizations in which Paul Armer was active.

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