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Correspondence - CSIRAC Computer, Staffing, Engineer In Charge, 1954 Document Reg. No: HT 13516 1

Summary:
Correspondence relating to the appointment by the University of an Engineer in Charge for CSIRAC. The letters contain opinions about possible candidates for the position. Correspondents include HK Messerle, AG Doe and TM Cherry.
Correspondence details:
17/11/54 T.M. Cherry to E.P. Wright Request for reference for E.H. Palfreyman who is possible candidate for position as Engineer in charge.
2/12/54 T.M. Cherry to H.K. Messerle Enquiring if he is interested in role as Engineer in Charge.
2/12/54 T.M. Cherry to D.M. Myers Requesting opinion on H.K. Messerle.
7/12/54 H.K. Messerle to T.M. Cherry Interested in position and supplying details of current work as requested.
7/12/54 A.G. Doe/Uni of Syd to T.M. Cherry Recommending H.K. Messerle.
10/12/54 T.M. Cherry to A.G. Doe/Uni of Sydney Thank you for the opinion of Messerle.
10/12/54 T.M. Cherry to H.K. Messerle Supplying further details of position as requested.
14/12/54 H.K. Messerle to T.M. Cherry Decided to stay in Sydney and not accept offer.
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: Computing Departments at the University of Melbourne, a brief history 1956-1996, Information & Communication Collection, CSIRAC Collection, Archival Paper Tape Reading Project for CSIRAC 12 Hole Paper Tapes
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: paperwork & documentation
User: University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1954
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

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