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Albrecht J. Neumann papers

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 83
The collection consists of Albrecht Neumann's files, dating from 1947 to 1980, which document some aspects of his work with General Electric, as well as other companies in the computer industry, and at the National Bureau of Standards. Topics include: the ERA 1103 and IBM 701 computers, the Joint Numerical Weather Prediction Unit, standardization in the computer industry, and the Whirlwind Computer project.

Dates

  • 1947-1980

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access to materials:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Copyright:

CBI does not hold the copyright to this collection. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Extent

2 boxes (0.8 cubic feet)

Overview

Collection consists of subject files created by Albrecht Neumann that document some aspects of his work with General Electric, as well as with other companies in the computer industry, and at the National Bureau of Standards.

Biographical Note

Albrecht J. Neumann received his undergraduate and master's degree in electrical engineering from Columbia University. Neumann's work history included employment at Radio Corporation of America as a research and development engineer, the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation on the UNIVAC, teaching at the University of Pennsylvania, and working on development with the Office of Naval Research before joining General Electric. From 1970-1985, he worked at the National Bureau of Standards (NBS) as a specialist in standards development for computer systems. While at NBS, he taught courses on computer and information systems at American University as well as writing articles for technical publications.

Acquisition:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Mrs. Albrecht J. Neumann in 1987.
Title
Albrecht J. Neumann Papers, 1947-1980. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Kevin D. Corbitt, August 1991.
Date
2004
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Repository

Contact:

612-624-5050