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Photograph - Brian McHugh, 1990s Image Reg. No: MM 90899 142

Summary:
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:
Head shot of Brian McHugh, 1990s. Brian was one of Australia's first computer programmers. He worked alongside Trevor Pearcey and Geoff Hill on the CSIR Mk 1 project. This image was collected for inclusion in the book 'The Last of the First', published 2000. It appears on page 36 with a biography of Brian. Brian was born in 1929 and died in 1997.
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
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: archival materials
People Depicted: Brian McHugh
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Person Depicted: Mr Brian McHugh, Australia, 1990-1999
References: Image collected for inclusion in McCann & Thorne, 'The Last of the First', The University of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 2000, Page 37.

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