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Correspondence - CSIRAC Computer, Establishment in Melbourne, Requests for Publications, 1954-1955 Document Reg. No: HT 13506 3

This file contains correspondence regarding lists of publications on computing.

There is letter of request from George Forsythe of the Library Committee, Numerical Analysis Research in the Department of Mathematics at the University of California. The Library was interested in collecting any available material on the development and use of early computers. There is also a letter acknowledging a request from Cherry for a list of publications on computers held by the Applied Mathematics Laboratory of the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research in New Zealand, and a reply from Cherry.
Correspondence details:
30/9/54 Uni of California to T.M. Cherry Library interested in collecting any available material on the development and use of early computers.
22/11/55 Applied Mathematics Lab/NZ to T.M. Cherry Enclosing list of books and journals (not on file).
6/12/55 T.M. Cherry to Applied Mathematics Lab/NZ Thank you for the list of books and periodicals.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology

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Tagged with: computing, csirac computer, first generation computers, mainframe computers, making history - csirac
Themes this item is part of: The Computation Laboratory at the University of Melbourne, 1955-1962 & Beyond, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: paperwork & documentation
Date Created: 1954-1955

Open Access Date: 6 Dec 1955.
User: University of Melbourne (The), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954-1955

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