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Standards Western Automatic Computer Circuit Notebooks, 1946-1952

Creator:
Huskey, Harry D
Larson, Harry
Rutland, Dave
Collector:
Science, Medicine and Society, Division of (NMAH, SI)
Subject:
United States National Bureau of Standards
Physical description:
0.5 cu. ft. : 1 box
Type:
Drawings
Collection descriptions
Notebooks
Date:
1946
1946-1952
1940-1950
Notes:
Designed in 1950 by Huskey, and built by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles, California, SWAC was an early version of an electronic digital computer.
Summary:
Three bound notebooks maintained by Harry Huskey, Dave Rutland and Harry T. Larson, documenting circuit development for the Standards Western Automatic Computer (SWAC). SWAC was an early digital computer built in 1950 by the U.S. National Bureau of Standards in Los Angeles, California. Additional materials include one folder of test routines and coding sheets, from 1952.
Cite as:
Standards Western Automatic Computer Circuit Notebooks, 1946-1952, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Topic:
Computers--History
Local number:
Pending (NMAH Acc.)
Data Source:
Archives Center - NMAH

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