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Eldo C. Koenig Personal Computer Collection, 1950-1969

Donor:
Koenig, Eldo C
Collector:
Information, Technology and Society, Div. of (NMAH, SI)
Physical description:
0.12 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Technical drawings
Collection descriptions
Laboratory notes
Technical reports
Articles
Diagrams
Awards
Date:
1950
1950-1969
Notes:
Koenig held various positions at the Allis-Chalmers Manufacturing Company from 1944-1962 including supervisor of the computer laboratory. In 1962 he left Allis-Chalmers to take a teaching position with the University of Wisconsin. Koenig received the Alfred Noble Prize (not to be confused with the Nobel Prize) for his work on analog computers in 1951 and was active in several professional organizations, including the Association for Computing Machinery and the Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers.
Summary:
Papers representing Koenig's research on early personal computers. Includes photographs, articles, laboratory reports, Koenig's students' research, writings and illustrations and diagrams on hardware and software.
Cite as:
Eldo C. Koenig Personal Computer Collection, 1950-1969, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Computer science
Computer software
Computers
Local number:
2003.3008 (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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