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Photograph - CSIRAC Computer, Program Preparation Area, Editing 12 Hole Paper Tape Punch, Don Beresford at Keyboard, circa 1957 Image Reg. No: MM 90899 8

This is one of a series of photographic material in print, negative and/or digital formats covering CSIRAC machine and the people associated with it. The series was acquired from the University of Melbourne in 2003.
Description Of Content:
Don Beresford at tape punch keyboard with numbered tape boxes of tape library in pigeon-holes above keyboard. 12-hole tape reader in foreground of photograph and tape punch in background. c1957
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, CSIRAC Paper Tape Library Collection, 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: images (to be classified)
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Person Depicted: Mr Don Beresford - Commonwealth Scientific & Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) Division of Building Research, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957
User: University of Melbourne (The), Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, circa 1957
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1995 or later

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