Photograph - Brian Cooper Image Reg. No: MM 90899 153

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 Cooper, date unknown. Image collected for inclusion in the book 'The Last of the First', published 2000.
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: archival materials
People Depicted: Brian Cooper
Format: Photograph: Black & White
Collector: CSIRAC History Team, Australia, 1995 or later
  1. [Book], Mr Peter Thorne, Dr Doug McCann, The Last of the First CSIRAC: Australia's First Computer, Department of Computer Science and Software Engineering- The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, 2000, 2000, 3, 34 - 35 Pages


Sue Moffatt Posted on 18 Dec 2014 6:53 AM
This is so exciting. Brian was my Dad. If you need me to fill in some gaps in your information let me know. I'll see if my sister can work out the rough date of the photo. It was before his beard! I knew he had been interviewed but never saw a transcript. Dad died in 1999 so this is special.

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