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Correspondence & Agenda - CSIRAC Computer,"Non CSIRAC", Conferences on Computing, 1956-1957 Document Reg. No: HT 13523 2

Summary:
Agenda and correspondence relating to a Conference on Data Processing and Automatic Computing Machines, organised by the Commonwealth Department of Supply at the Weapons Research Establishment, Salisbury, South Australia in June 1957.

The correspondence includes a request from John Allen-Ovenstone for Thomas Cherry to deliver a paper and to provide speakers for part of the conference. Also included is a report of a conference on Industrial Uses of Analogue Computers, held in Kansas City in April 1956 and notification of an Electronic Computer Exhibition and Symposium to be held in London in 1958.

Correspondence details:
25/4/56 Conference paper/Kansas City Industrial Uses of Analogue Computers.
28/11/58 Notice Electronic Computer Exhibition & Symposium notice.
3/6/57 Notice Conference on Data Processing & Automatic Computing to be held at WRE, SA.
12/3/57 WRE to T.M. Cherry Conference-request for T.M. Cherry to deliver paper and arrange further speakers.
24/3/57 WRE to T.M. Cherry Program draft and details.
16/4/57 J.M. Bennett to T.M. Cherry Will have limited time available at conference.
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
Creator: Professor Thomas Cherry - University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1956
User: University of Melbourne (The) Computation Laboratory, Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1956-1957
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

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