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Documentation - Ferranti, Sirius Computer, 1962 Document Reg. No: HT 11344

Summary:
Documentation relating to the Ferranti Sirius Electronic Computer.

This item is paperwork from either ICIANZ or Monash University; its exact provenance cannot be determined (as of March 2013).
The Ferranti Sirius in the Museum Victoria collection was donated by Monash University in 1975. The University had acquired the computer from ICIANZ (Imperial Chemical Industries of Australia and New Zealand) in 1967.

Monash University donated hardware, software and paperwork to Museum Victoria. The donation included items from both ICIANZ and Monash University, but it has not been always possible to identify to which institution every item belonged. In March 2013, a researcher from Monash University Computing Museum identified the sources of as many of the items as she could.
Description:
Loose pages of documentation relating to the Ferranti Sirius Electronic Computer.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Monash University, 1975
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 240 mm (Width), 355 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: computing, computers, ferranti
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: reference materials
Inscriptions: "Sirius Maintenance Schemes" typewritten on two sheets of off-white paper in black ink, dated 3.8.1962;
"Package Number 019 Inverted Output" typewritten and illustrated with diagrams in black ink on two pages of off-white paper, folded down the centre;
"Programming Aide-Memoire";
various "Instructions" printed in black on one side of white card;
a print out on lined computer paper;
pages of "Decus Library Order Forms" with carbon paper.
Manufacturer: Ferranti, England, Great Britain, 1962

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