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Correspondence - CSIRAC Computer, Establishment in Melbourne, Cherry & Pearcey, 1954-1955 Reg. No: HT 13506 5
- This file contains correspondence between Cherry and Pearcey. The first letter makes reference to the computer and to maintenance staff. The remaining correspondence relates to the possibility of Pearcey joining the staff of the computer project at Melbourne. Cherry recommended that Pearcey accept a position at Manchester University.
2/12/54 T. Pearcey to T.M. Cherry Reference to the computer and maintenance staff.
17/11/55 T.M. Cherry to T. Pearcey Reply to letter of 28/7/55 (not on file?) Negative response to proposals submitted by Pearcey concerning future directions and possibility of Pearcey joining the staff of the computer project at Melbourne.
16/12/55 T.M. Cherry to T. Pearcey Cherry advising details of position advertised at Manchester University.
19/12/55 T. Pearcey to T.M. Cherry Acknowledging 17/11/55 and 19/11/55 letters. Describes first letter as a blow.
- 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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