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Correspondence - CSIRAC Computer, Future Computer Requirements, 1959-1961 Document Reg. No: HT 13517 3

Summary:
File containing correspondence from Frank Hirst requesting a new computer for the Computation Laboratory, and other letters relating to CSIRO grants.
Description:
Correspondence details:
Undated Report 'The Computing Facility for CSIRO'
27/7/59 T.M. Cherry to F. Hirst - Congratulations on report/future space requirements/ replace CSIRAC.
30/9/59 F. Hirst to L. Martin - Report on Computational requirements and building requirements.
30/9/59 F. Hirst to F.W.G. White/CSIRO - Report on computational requirements and building requirements.
7/10/59 F. Barnes to F. Hirst - Australian Universities Commission/computational requirements.
12/5/61 G.W. Paton to CSIRO - Grant renewal request.
1/8/61 F.W.G. White to G. Paton - Grant increase approval minus lecture fees for T. Pearcey.
23/10/61 F. Hirst to J.N. Greenwood - New digital computer required for Computation Laboratory.
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, Frank Hirst, Computer Scientist & CSIRAC Specialist (circa 1930s-?), CSIRAC Collection, Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: paperwork & documentation
User: University of Melbourne (The), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1959-1961

Open Access Date: 23 Oct 1961.
Person Named: Frank Hirst - University of Melbourne (The), Parkville, Victoria, Australia, 1959-1961

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