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Program Check List - DEC, PDP-8, 1967 Document Reg. No: HT 26844

Summary:
Typewritten Program Check List for a PDP-8 minicomputer, from DEC (Digital Equipment Corporation), dated August 16, 1967.

The PDP-8 is a minicomputer manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), of Maynard, Massachusetts, U.S.A. It is considered to be the first commercially successful minicomputer.
Description:
Five typewritten sheets (bound in the top left hand corner with a staple), two loose sheets marked in red pen and a back cover of a manual with red stamped text.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Materials Science Division, 1986
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 280 mm (Height), 218 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: computers, drawings, -1
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: minicomputers
Inscriptions: First page (top): " PDP-8 / PROGRAM CHECK LIST "
Loose sheets (top of page): " Sheet 1A Page 7 ", " Sheet 1A Page 8 "
Back Cover page (red stamped): " RETURN DIRECT / TO TRIBOPHYSICS "
Manufacturer: Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC), Maynard, Massachusetts, United States of America, 1967
References: Background history of PDP-8 computer from "Old-Computers" website: http://www.old-computers.com/museum/computer.asp?st=1&;c=780 - Retrieved 15 Sep 2010
History of DEC company at "Computer History Museum" website: http://www.computerhistory.org/brochures/companies.php?company=com-42b9d67d9c350&;alpha=a-c - Retrieved 15 Sep 2010

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