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Information Processing Glossaries

 Collection
Identifier: CBI 92

Scope and Content Note

Glossaries on various aspects of information processing collected by the Charles Babbage Institute. The finding aid is arranged alphabetically by corporate name or author's surname.

Dates

  • 1943-1991

Creator

Language of Materials

English

Access to materials:

Access to the collection is unrestricted.

Copyright:

All materials in the collection are covered by a prior copyright. Researchers may quote from the collection under the fair use provisions of the copyright law (Title 17, U.S. Code).

Historical Note

From the early 1950s, companies and professional organizations began to create taxonomies to standardize the language used to describe computing and software. These reference works were most often in the form of glossaries.

Extent

2 boxes (1.5 cubic feet)

Abstract

Contains glossaries on various aspects of information processing including computers, programming languages, data processing, standards, control computers, and graphics.

Acquisition:

The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by various institutions, corporations and individuals in numerous accessions.

Title
Information Processing Glossaries, 1943-1991. Finding Aid.
Author
Prepared by Bruce H. Bruemmer and Kevin D. Corbitt, February 1997.
Date
July 2005
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
English

Collecting Area Details

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Contact:

612-624-5050