Mathematics, Division of (NMAH, Smithsonian Institution)
Massachusetts Institute of Technology
University of Cambridge
Queen's University, Kingston, Ontario, Canada
0.6 cu. ft
It represents personal papers of Dr. Beatrice H. Worsley and other documents. All are concerned with early development of automatic digital computers, circa 1946-1959.
Dr. Worsley's papers include handwritten notebooks, loose notes, memoranda, reprints from her articles in professional journals, and copies of her theses written in fulfillment of the master's and doctor's degree, from MIT and the University of Cambridge, respectively. All of these papers deal with technical and theoretical problems of computer design. Also: numerous manuals and descriptive materials about them--current models of computers manufactured by IBM and other producers; and proceedings of several conferences of computer specialists.
B.H. Worsley Collection, 1946-1959, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Education and educators: mathematics and computer science