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

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.
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:;c=780 - Retrieved 15 Sep 2010
History of DEC company at "Computer History Museum" website:;alpha=a-c - Retrieved 15 Sep 2010

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