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Notes & Correspondence - CSIRAC Computer, Ferranti, 1957 Document Reg. No: HT 13521 1

File containing letters between Thomas Cherry and Dr S Gill of Ferranti Ltd, London. The principal subject of the correspondence is the purchase of a high speed 5 hole tape reader for the CSIRAC computer. The file also contains a typed note regarding the tape reader, some rough jottings and a hand-written business card.
Correspondence details:
03/7/57 - S. Gill/Ferranti to T.M. Cherry - Thanks for hospitality/Programming manual for Mercury Computer available shortly.
19/7/57 - T.M. Cherry to S. Gill - Want to purchase Ferranti 5-hole tape reader
Undated - Note - Ferranti tape reader Mark II requirement specification.
Undated - Business Card/IBM New York - Handwritten note of Sydney address on reverse.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from University of Melbourne (The) Computer Science & Software Engineering Department
Discipline: Technology

More information

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, Archival Paper Tape Reading Project for CSIRAC 12 Hole Paper Tapes, CSIRAC Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: paperwork & documentation
User: University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1957
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1995

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