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Correspondence - CSIRAC Computer, Staffing, Mr Maggs, 1956 Document Reg. No: HT 13516 5

Summary:
Correspondence related to the appointment of a skilled constructon and maintenance person for the University's Computer Project. This includes a letter from Cherry to GW Paton, the Vice-Chancellor, notifying him of the need to transfer a tool maker from the Engineering Workshops to the Project, and a letter to Cherry from GW Paton regarding the handover ceremony and funding for staff.
Correspondence details:
14/5/56 F. Hirst to T.M. Cherry Require replacement staff member from workshop.
Undated George Semkiw Job announcement for Electronics Technical Assistant.
22/5/56 T.M. Cherry to Vice Chancellor Fixing date for handover ceremony, CSIRO subsidy rates, transfer of Mr. Maggs.
28/5/56 Vice Chancellor to T.M. Cherry June 14 suitable for handover ceremony, approval of appointment of Mr. Maggs.
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, 1956
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

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