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Charles Babbage Institute


Found in 10 Collections and/or Records:

Academic computing collection

Identifier: CBI 61
Abstract Contains literature about computer hardware, software, and systems that originated or were developed at specific academic institutions. Since many universities can be identified with certain developments in information processing, this collection provides some access to information about projects (such as Project MAC, and the ILLIAC, ORDVAC, and Whirlwind computers) and systems (such as ALOHA). Information about any one topic is not necessarily comprehensive, e.g. there may be only a few items...
Dates: circa 1950-1985

Charles Babbage collection

Identifier: CBI 54
Abstract Collection contains addresses given by Babbage at and printed in the Royal Society journal, Philosophical Transactions, photocopies of the manuscript for Passages from the Life of a Philosopherfrom the Wanganui Museum in New Zealand and notes on the manuscript by Garry J. Tee of the Wanganui Museum. Also included in the collection is a volume of the North British Review containing a favorable review of Babbage's book, the Exposition of...
Dates: 1815-1981; Majority of material found within ( 1815-1863)

Engineering Research Associates (ERA)-Remington Rand-Sperry Rand records

Identifier: CBI 176
Abstract The Engineering Research Associates-Remington Rand-Sperry Rand Records document research, development and production activities at company facilities in St. Paul, Minnesota. Collection consists of technical information on company projects, administrative materials related to the St. Paul location, engineers' files, and materials exhibited at the ERA 40th anniversary event in 1986.
Dates: 1945-1988

Information Processing Bibliographies

Identifier: CBI 91
Abstract Contains bibliographies on various aspects of information processing including computers, programming languages, information retrieval, information retrieval systems, machine translation, and data processing.
Dates: 1947-1985

Information Processing Glossaries

Identifier: CBI 92
Abstract Contains glossaries on various aspects of information processing including computers, programming languages, data processing, standards, control computers, and graphics.
Dates: 1943-1991

International computing collection

Identifier: CBI 62
Abstract Contains literature about hardware, software, systems, and installations in countries other than the United States, as well as descriptions of other countries' computing technology (regardless of where those descriptions originated). It also includes comparisons of different countries' computer technology, as well as reports involving multi-national organizations.
Dates: 1939-1996

Isaac L. Auerbach papers

Identifier: CBI 52
Abstract Collection contains documentation of Isaac L. Auerbach's activities in several professional associations, especially IFIP, his consulting, and other business activities. The IFIP records include materials about the biennial congresses and document the growth and activities of the federation; its relationship with other professional organizations is also documented. The AFIPS records focus on the History of Computing Committee and the Computer History Project of the late 1960s to mid 1970s,...
Dates: 1948-1987; bulk 1957-1987

Market and product reports collection

Identifier: CBI 55
Abstract Collection contains reports on the United States and international computer and electronics industries and markets as well as evaluations of specific computers, peripherals, and software published by a variety of market research firms. Contains reports about computer hardware, software, systems, and computer-related industries primarily in the United States that originated from numerous consulting firms.
Dates: 1963-2005

Uncataloged serials

Identifier: CBI 152
Abstract Collection consists of serials, newsletters, and other small publications donated by various sources; none are cataloged in the University Libraries online catalog.
Dates: 1948-1999

United States government computing collection

Identifier: CBI 63
Abstract The U.S. Government Computing Collection contains government publications, technical reports, descriptions and manuals of computer hardware, software, systems, installations and projects. All of the documents were produced by some agency of the government, and in most cases the documents are concerned with work performed specifically by these agencies.
Dates: circa 1945-1990