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Correspondence - CSIRAC Computer, Establishment in Melbourne, Cherry & Pawsey, 1954-1955 Reg. No: HT 13506 4
- This file contains correspondence between Professor Thomas Cherry and Joseph Pawsey, CSIRO Division of Radiophysics. Pawsey discusses the desired direction computer development will take in Australia, particularly from the perspective of the CSIRO. There is mention of Pearcey's past and possible future role in this development. There are also letters which discuss senior staff appointments for the computer project to be established once CSIRAC was at the University of Melbourne. There is some discussion of Pearcey and his future options.
18/5/54 J.L. Pawsey to T.M. Cherry Desired direction computer development will take in
Australia. Pearcey's past and possible future role in this Development.
6/1/55 T.M. Cherry to J.L. Pawsey CSIRO offer and senior staff appointments for the computer project to be established once CSIRAC was at MU. Discussion of Pearcey and his future options.
12/5/55 J.L. Pawsey to T.M. Cherry Acknowledgement of 6/1/55 letter updating position, particularly concerning Geoff Hill and Trevor Pearcey.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
|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|
|Author:||Professor Thomas Cherry - University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954-1955
Cheery corresponded with Pawsey
|User:||University of Melbourne (The), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954-1955
Closed Access Date: 12 May 1955.
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