Amateur Computer Society records
Scope and Content Note
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."
- 1966-1976, 1984
- Amateur Computer Society (Organization)
Language of Materials
Access to materials:
Access to the collection is unrestricted.
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).
The Amateur Computer Society was founded by Stephen B. Gray in 1966 to promote personal computing.
0.2 Cubic Feet (1 box)
Records contain newsletters, correspondence and announcements from the Amateur Computer Society, as well as articles on personal computing.
Arrangement of Collection
The records are arranged into the following groups:
- Amateur Computer Society Newsletters, 1968-1977
- Correspondence and Announcements, 1966-1976
- Articles on Personal Computing, 1974-1976, 1984
The records were given to the Charles Babbage Institute by Stephen Gray, 1992.
- Computer user groups Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Gray, Stephen B. (Stephen Barrat)
- Microcomputers. Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Amateur Computer Society Records, 1966-1976, 1984. Finding Aid.
- Prepared by Kevin D. Corbitt, April 1995.
- June 2006
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Collecting Area Details
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