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Box for 12 Hole Paper Tape - CSIRAC Computer, Paper Tape Library, B220,1955-1964 Object Reg. No: HT 21986 60

Summary:
Box used to store ten paper tape programs in the CSIRAC paper tape library. Unless stated, the paper tapes were 12 hole.

The box is labelled B220 (Library Tapes Replacement Copies) and contained the following paper tape programs (the T number is an identifier):
Tape Symbol Punch, T002.1a
Tape Symbol Punch (5 hole), T002.2a
Double Precision Integer Punch, T208a
Integer punch from A, T054.n
Signed integer punch, T054a
Logarithm to base 2, T120.1
Store Test, T009a
Floating Binary Arith. Ops I & O, T300a
Floating Binary Routines, T301a
Floating Decimal Punch, T306a
Description:
Brown rectangular cardboard box with a fully telescoping lid and no compartments in the base.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 55 mm (Height), 65 mm (Width), 200 mm (Length)

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Tagged with: making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: CSIRAC Paper Tape Library Collection, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: media & storage
Inscriptions: The box is labelled on one end of lid:
Library Tapes
Replacement Copies
B220
User: University of Melbourne (The), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1955-1964

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