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Amateur Computer Society records

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 104
The records contains all issues of the Amateur Computer Society newsletter (1966-1976) and the cease-publication notice published in 1977. Also contained in the records are correspondence, announcements and articles relating to personal computing, the Amateur Computer Society and its history, a description of the society's formation and goals, and an announcement of Stephen Gray's lecture on "Building Your Own Computer."

Dates

  • 1966-1976, 1984

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access to materials:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Copyright:

The Charles Babbage Institute holds the copyright to all materials in the collection, except for items covered by a prior copyright (such as published materials). Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Extent

0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)

Overview

Records contain newsletters, correspondence and announcements from the Amateur Computer Society, as well as articles on personal computing.

Historical Note

The Amateur Computer Society was founded by Stephen B. Gray in 1966 to promote personal computing.

Arrangement of Collection

The records are arranged into the following groups:
  1. Amateur Computer Society Newsletters, 1968-1977
  2. Correspondence and Announcements, 1966-1976
  3. Articles on Personal Computing, 1974-1976, 1984

Acquisition:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Stephen Gray, 1992.
Title
Amateur Computer Society Records, 1966-1976, 1984. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Kevin D. Corbitt, April 1995.
Date
June 2006
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Charles Babbage Institute Archives Repository

Contact:

612-624-5050