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Creators:
Museum Computer Network
Dates:
1990-1998
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 07-037
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

These records consist of administrative files created by the Museum Computer Network's past president and past member of the board of directors, Rachel M. Allen, pertaining to conferences, programs, committees, retreats, membership, budgets, grants, scholarships, and board member meetings. Materials include correspondence, notes, minutes, boar...

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Computer Services
Dates:
1979-1982
Size:
1 cu. ft. (1 record storage box)
Collection ID:
Accession 85-064
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of abstracts for Computer in Research Symposia; reading files; abstracts for program library manuals and SELGEM Users; correspondence; and reports.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Computer Services
Dates:
February 1966
Size:
0.25 cu. ft. (1 half document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 86-033
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This material consists of a consultant's report regarding Smithsonian Institution computer service. "Data Processing Review," February 1966 Peat Marwick Mitchell & Co.

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Creators:
Grosch, Herbert R. J.
Dates:
1938-1998
Size:
5 Cubic feet (15 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0703
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Herb Grosch Papers, 1948-1998, cover the life and career of an early computer professional. It consists of correspondence, clippings, photographs, computer disks, reports, and other printed materials.

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Creators:
Koenig, Eldo C.
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI).
Dates:
1950-1969.
Size:
0.12 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0650
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Smithsonian Institution. Office of Computer Services
Dates:
1969-1975
Size:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection ID:
Accession 13-142
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

This accession consists of publications issued by the Office of Computer Services (OCS), with earlier issues dating from when OCS was known as the Smithsonian's Information Systems Division. The publications pertain to the Smithsonian Institution Information Retrieval System (SIIRS) and, beginning in the early 1970s, SELGEM (SELf-GEnerating Ma...

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Creators:
SHARE (Association)
Computers, Information and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI).
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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Creators:
Jones, Ernie
Dates:
1980
1977
Size:
1 Cubic foot (1 box)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.1118
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

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.

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Creators:
Shaw, J. Clifford (John Clifford), 1922-1991
Dates:
1933-1993
bulk 1950-1971
Size:
20.5 Cubic feet (59 boxes, 4 oversize folders)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0580
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The John Clifford Shaw papers contain reports, research notes, correspondence, memorandum, and diagrams documenting Shaw's development of one of the earliest list processing languages (IPL) and an early interactive, time sharing program, the JOHNNIAC Open Shop System (JOSS). The collection also contains printed material on the RAND Corporation and the evolution of the artificial intelligence and electronic computer industry in the 1950s and 1960s. In addition there is biographical material documenting Shaw's personal interests, family, and academic career.

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Creators:
Museum Computer Network
Dates:
1985-1989
Size:
2 cu. ft. (2 record storage boxes)
Collection ID:
Accession 90-139
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

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.

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