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Publication - 'ICL Reporter', Sep 1968 Document Reg. No: HT 26500

Summary:
These items form part of both the history of computing in Melbourne and of the donor's father Russell Grevatt (1927 - 1998). Russell worked in computers from 1947 until 1977 with the one company, learning and upgrading skills with each change. He started as a 'punch mechanic', became an electronic engineer (computer faults), then a Field Engineer and finally a Field Engineering Manager before retiring.

The donor, Russell's daughter, studied the Graduate Diploma in Data Processing in 1975 (before personal computers), became a programmer, and for a short time, in 1982, a lecturer in computer studies at Prahran TAFE. Dr Trevor Pearcey was one of her lecturers in 1975. She was a numeracy/literacy tutor for about thirty years as well as a professional musician and performer.
Description:
6 page booklet with printed articles and black and white photographs.
Statement Of Significance:
These items form part of both the history of computing in Melbourne and of Russell Grevatt?s experience in early computing in Australia (1927 - 1998).
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Ms Jill Grevatt, 2010
Discipline: Technology
Dimensions: 271 mm (Height), 204 mm (Width)

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Tagged with: computing, computer engineering, working life, work
Themes this item is part of: Information & Communication Collection
Primary Classification: COMPUTING & CALCULATING
Secondary Classification: Digital Computing
Tertiary Classification: personal & professional effects
Inscriptions: Text, printed front cover: ICL/reporter/PUBLISHED BY INTERNATIONAL COMPUTERS (AUSTRALIA) PTY. LIMITED/FOR INTERNAL CIRCULATION ONLY/FIVE NEW 1900'S ORDERED/RECORD MONTH FOR ICL/September, 1968.
Other Association (See Comments): The British Tabulating Machine Company, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, 1927-1977

Russell Grevatt's employer

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