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Jerry Yang

Artist:
James Roberts  Search this
Sitter:
Jerry Yang, born 1968  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 26.2 x 17cm (10 5/16 x 6 11/16")
Type:
Drawing
Date:
2000
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Jerry Yang: Male  Search this
Jerry Yang: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive\Information technology\Computer\Internet  Search this
Jerry Yang: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur\Technology\Information technology\Internet  Search this
Jerry Yang: Science and Technology\Computer programmer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Dow Jones and Company, publishers of The Wall Street Journal
Object number:
S/NPG.2002.67
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© James B. Roberts
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4d63ae4d7-964b-4471-a83a-119ca8845abd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2002.67

Jerry Yang

Artist:
Nancy Januzzi  Search this
Sitter:
Jerry Yang, born 1968  Search this
Medium:
Ink on paper
Type:
Drawing
Date:
1999
Topic:
Costume\Dress Accessory\Eyeglasses  Search this
Illustration  Search this
Jerry Yang: Male  Search this
Jerry Yang: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Executive\Information technology\Computer\Internet  Search this
Jerry Yang: Business and Finance\Businessperson\Entrepreneur\Technology\Information technology\Internet  Search this
Jerry Yang: Science and Technology\Computer programmer  Search this
Portrait  Search this
Credit Line:
National Portrait Gallery, Smithsonian Institution; gift of Dow Jones and Company, publishers of The Wall Street Journal
Object number:
S/NPG.2002.68
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
Copyright:
© Nancy Januzzi
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National Portrait Gallery Collection
Data Source:
National Portrait Gallery
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/sm4b09f5010-f2be-4188-bbf9-508bf214517c
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:npg_S_NPG.2002.68

Log Book With Computer Bug

Director:
Aiken, Howard Hathaway  Search this
Maker:
Harvard University  Search this
IBM  Search this
Harvard University  Search this
Aiken, Howard  Search this
Physical Description:
tape (overall material)
paper (overall material)
cloth (overall material)
ink (overall material)
biologicals (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 1.5 cm x 48.4 cm x 29.5 cm; 9/16 in x 19 1/16 in x 11 5/8 in
Object Name:
log book
Place Made:
United States: Massachusetts, Cambridge
Date made:
1947
Subject:
Computer Bug  Search this
Credit Line:
Transfer from United States Department of Defense, Naval Surface Warfare Center
ID Number:
1994.0191.01
Catalog number:
1994.0191.1
Accession number:
1994.0191
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Military
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-b8b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_334663
Online Media:

Honeywell Flowcharting Template

Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: .1 cm x 25.4 cm x 12.7 cm; 1/32 in x 10 in x 5 in
Object Name:
logic template
Date made:
1961-1971
Credit Line:
Gift of James Harle
ID Number:
2019.3062.01
Nonaccession number:
2019.3062
Catalog number:
2019.3062.01
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-2387-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1968667

HP-65 Pocket Instruction Card

Maker:
Hewlett-Packard Company  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (programming cards; notebook cover material)
paper (sheets material)
metal (binder rings material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 cm x 11.5 cm x 14.8 cm; 1 9/16 in x 4 17/32 in x 5 13/16 in
Object Name:
documentation
Place made:
United States: California, Cupertino
Date made:
ca 1976
Credit Line:
Gift of Barry S. Berg
ID Number:
2012.3060.07
Nonaccession number:
2012.3060
Catalog number:
2012.3060.07
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Handheld Electronic Calculators
Computers & Business Machines
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a167-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1423420
Online Media:

Puzzle, Instant Insanity

Maker:
Parker Brothers  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.3 cm x 13.3 cm x 3.3 cm; 1 5/16 in x 5 1/4 in x 1 5/16 in
Object Name:
Puzzle
puzzle
Date made:
ca 1980
ca 1970
ca 1968
Subject:
Mathematics  Search this
Mathematical Recreations  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Judy Green
ID Number:
2012.0091.02
Accession number:
2012.0091
Catalog number:
2012.0091.02
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Science & Mathematics
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ad-a6d2-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1425316
Online Media:

Mainframe Computer Component, Williams Tube Electrostatic Memory from the Ferranti Mark I Computer

Maker:
Ferranti Limited  Search this
Physical Description:
metal (overall material)
plastic; glass (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 70 cm x 33 cm x 29 cm; 27 9/16 in x 13 in x 11 7/16 in
Object Name:
mainframe computer component
Place made:
United Kingdom: England, Greater Manchester
Date made:
1954
Credit Line:
Gift of Ferranti, Ltd.
ID Number:
CI.334386
Catalog number:
334386
Accession number:
309902
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
Exhibition:
My Computing Device
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-d352-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1368485
Online Media:

Electronic Home Controller

Maker:
Mastervoice, Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 cm x 23 cm x 28 cm; 3 15/16 in x 9 1/16 in x 11 in
Object Name:
answering machine component
electronic home controller
Date made:
1986
Credit Line:
from Gus Searcy
ID Number:
1991.0079.01
Catalog number:
1991.0079.01
Accession number:
1991.0079
Serial number:
D05076-A00001
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Magnetic Recording
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a6ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1346929

Prototype "Butler In A Box"

Maker:
Mastervoice, Incorporated  Search this
Physical Description:
plastic (overall material)
metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 3.5 cm x 19 cm x 25 cm; 1 3/8 in x 7 1/2 in x 9 13/16 in
Object Name:
answering machine component
electronic home controller
Date made:
1985-04
Credit Line:
from Gus Searcy
ID Number:
1991.0079.03
Catalog number:
1991.0079.03
Accession number:
1991.0079
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Work and Industry: Electricity
Magnetic Recording
Communications
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-a6d0-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1346931
Online Media:

Reel of Magnetic Tape with COBOL Compiler

Maker:
Remington Rand Univac  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 3/4 in x 8 in x 8 in; 1.905 cm x 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
software
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
Date made:
1960
Credit Line:
Transfer from US Department of Defense
ID Number:
CI.317980.01
Catalog number:
317980.01
Accession number:
317980
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Medicine and Science: Computers
Computers & Business Machines
American Enterprise
COBOL
Exhibition:
American Enterprise
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-6d89-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1275870
Online Media:

Advertising in Ms. Magazine

Collection Creator:
Woman's Building (Los Angeles, Calif.)  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1980
Collection Citation:
Woman's Building records, 1970-1992. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
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Woman's Building records
Woman's Building records / Series 2: Education Programs / 2.1: Administrative Files
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d9e141c7-440b-4642-99e5-586c96851891
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-aaa-womabuil-ref437
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General Correspondence

Collection Creator:
Byrd, Charlene Hodges, 1929-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 4, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
1995-1999
Series Restrictions:
Some items are in fragile condition. Please seek assistance with the following items of correspondence: Byrd, Charlene Hodges: General Correspondence, 1946 May 15; 1946 July.

Cummings, Grace E. Shimm: Cummings, Charles Gilmor, 1907 May 13; 1907 May 20; John W, 1890 July 28.

Shimm, Sarah A: General Correspondence, 1881 May 6.

Other Correspondence: William P. Ryder, 1877.
Collection Rights:
This collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charlene Hodges Byrd collection, circa 1750-2009. National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charlene Hodges Byrd collection
Charlene Hodges Byrd collection / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charlene Hodges Byrd
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io35d8f401a-d57e-4647-b3e2-53852f8986cc
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-a2010-26-ref397
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Greeting Cards

Collection Creator:
Byrd, Charlene Hodges, 1929-2009  Search this
Container:
Box 4b, Folder 1-3
Box 4, Folder 8-11
Type:
Archival materials
Text
Date:
circa 1946-2002
Series Restrictions:
Some items are in fragile condition. Please seek assistance with the following items of correspondence: Byrd, Charlene Hodges: General Correspondence, 1946 May 15; 1946 July.

Cummings, Grace E. Shimm: Cummings, Charles Gilmor, 1907 May 13; 1907 May 20; John W, 1890 July 28.

Shimm, Sarah A: General Correspondence, 1881 May 6.

Other Correspondence: William P. Ryder, 1877.
Collection Rights:
This collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Collection Citation:
Charlene Hodges Byrd collection, circa 1750-2009. National Museum of African American History and Culture, Smithsonian Institution.
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Charlene Hodges Byrd collection
Charlene Hodges Byrd collection / Series 2: Correspondence / 2.1: Charlene Hodges Byrd
Archival Repository:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/io313a8b270-a68a-4fe9-94a8-b45d04492c56
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmaahc-a2010-26-ref399
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Deafness in the Family Workshop: Jo Radner, William Ennis, Don Pettingill, Barbara Kannapell, Burke, John Mark Ennis, Sheila Grennell

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 June 24
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0235
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 24, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0235
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5a40f8ec3-a9c9-4797-83e0-7827a3218e07
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref291
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Deaf in a Hearing World Workshop - William Ennis, Barbara Kannapell

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 June 25
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0239
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, June 25, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0239
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5ba3c4526-f205-4b4c-8a01-05b22c5b2c21
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref295
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Workshop: What is Deaf Folklore?: Simon Carmel, Stephen Jones, Jan de Lap, Dick Moore, Elizabeth "Libby" Hathaway, Charles M. Dietz (interpreter)

Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Festival of American Folklife. Folklore of the Deaf Program 1981 Washington, D.C.  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (sound-tape reel, analog, 7 in.)
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Date:
1981 July 3
Local Numbers:
FP-1981-7RR-0265
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, July 3, 1981.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Disabilities  Search this
Deafness  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1981, Item FP-1981-7RR-0265
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1981 Festival of American Folklife / Series 6: Folklore of the Deaf / 6.3: Audio
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk58dc88be0-8e71-4c81-9105-b7ad0f7767bb
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1981-ref321
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Jamaican Research in the District of Columbia: Iguana Safi, Stanley Heron

Creator:
Birhan, I-awta Farika (field worker)  Search this
Performer:
Safi, Iguana  Search this
Heron, Stanley L., 1960-  Search this
Collection Creator:
Smithsonian Institution. Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage  Search this
Extent:
1 Sound recording (compact audio cassette)
analog.
Culture:
Americans  Search this
Afro-Caribbean  Search this
Type:
Archival materials
Sound recordings
Place:
United States
Washington (D.C.)
Jamaica
Date:
1988
Contents:
IGUANA SAFI; STANLEY HERON- COMPUTER PROGRAMMER- RASTAFARIANS
Local Numbers:
FP-1988-CT-0693
Date/Time and Place of an Event Note:
Recorded in: Washington (D.C.), United States, 1988.
Restrictions:
Restrictions on access. Some duplication is allowed. Use of materials needs permission of the Smithsonian Institution.
Collection Rights:
Copyright and other restrictions may apply. Generally, materials created during a Festival are covered by a release signed by each participant permitting their use for personal and educational purposes; materials created as part of the fieldwork leading to a Festival may be more restricted. We permit and encourage such personal and educational use of those materials provided digitally here, without special permissions. Use of any materials for publication, commercial use, or distribution requires a license from the Archives. Licensing fees may apply in addition to any processing fees.
Topic:
Oral history  Search this
Collection Citation:
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife, Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections, Smithsonian Institution.
Identifier:
CFCH.SFF.1988, Item FP-1988-CT-0693
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Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife
Smithsonian Folklife Festival records: 1988 Festival of American Folklife / Series 5: Migration to Metropolitan Washington: Making a New Place Home / Fieldwork
Archival Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/bk5a815620b-e2e0-4efc-8aa0-4aee8233b6a1
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-cfch-sff-1988-ref1903

Publicity Age 60 Lawsuit

Collection Creator:
Gitt, Michael.  Search this
Container:
Box 8, Folder 2
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1968
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access.
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests
Collection Citation:
Captain Michael Gitt Papers, Acc. NASM.2003.0033, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Captain Michael Gitt Papers
Captain Michael Gitt Papers / Series 3: Eastern Airlines / 3.1: Age 60 Lawsuit
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg2187a156f-0e6f-480e-a4b1-cdef42fe130f
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-2003-0033-ref630
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Technology Review

Collection Creator:
Brooks, Arthur Raymond, 1895-1991  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 17
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
November 1961
1961-05
1930-07
Scope and Contents:
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, vol. 32, no. 8, July 1930; vol. 63, no. 7, May 1961; and vol. 64, no. 1, November 1961.
Collection Restrictions:
No restrictions on access
Collection Rights:
Material is subject to Smithsonian Terms of Use. Should you wish to use NASM material in any medium, please submit an Application for Permission to Reproduce NASM Material, available at Permissions Requests.
Collection Citation:
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection, NASM.1989.0104, National Air and Space Museum, Smithsonian Institution.
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Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection
Arthur Raymond Brooks Collection / Series 1: Professional Materials / 1.8: Magazines
Archival Repository:
National Air and Space Museum Archives
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/pg288ce95ba-ac2d-47f0-b0ac-10a81731849a
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nasm-1989-0104-ref314
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Grace Murray Hopper Collection

Creator:
Hopper, Grace Murray, 1906-1992  Search this
Former owner:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Physical Sciences  Search this
Names:
Remington Rand.  Search this
Extent:
2.5 Cubic feet (7 boxes, 1 map-folder)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Articles
Technical notes
16mm films
Videotapes
Photographs
Date:
1944-1965
Summary:
Papers and photographs of Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) computer and Naval pioneer.
Scope and Contents:
The material includes technical notes, operating instructions and descriptions relating to projects which Hopper participated in at Harvard during and after World War II and later in the private sector. These projects involved the creation of the Navy's Mark I, II and III "mechanical calculators" (the fore runners of today's computers) and the UNIVAC and ENIAC civilian models. The photographs document both equipment and Hopper with her colleagues at work and on social occasions. There are numerous published articles and memoranda by Hopper and others on various technical aspects of computers. Clippings of newspaper and magazine articles relating to computers and their development are also included, as well as periodicals and brochures. A "humor file" contains jokes and anecdotes collected by Hopper.

Much of the material is annotated by Hopper, primarily through notations on 3 x 5 white slips of paper. Some of the annotations by Elizabeth Luebbert, who served as a summer research assistant in the Museum's Computer History Project.
Arrangement:
The collection is divided into eleven series.

Series 1: Technical Documents, 1944-1949

Series 2: Photographs of Mark II, 1948

Series 3: Photographs at Harvard, 1944-1945

Series 4: Reports and Articles, 1946-1948

Series 5: Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, 1949-1965

Series 6: Compiling Routines, 1952-1954

Series 7: Press Clippings, 1944-1953

Series 8: Periodicals and Brochures, 1950-1953

Series 9: Humor file, 1944-1953

Series 10: Machine Tape, undated

Series 11: Audiovisual Materials, undated
Biographical / Historical:
Grace Murray Hopper (1906-1992) obtained her Ph.D. in mathematics from Yale University in 1934. She was an associate professor of mathematics at Vassar College when she joined the Women's Reserve of the United States Navy, Women Accepted for Volunteer Emergency Service (WAVES) in 1944 and was assigned to the computing project at Harvard University. She served under Commander Howard H. Aiken as a Wave until 1946, and remained at Harvard's Computation Laboratory as a research fellow until 1949. In that year she joined the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation as a senior mathematician. When Eckert-Mauchly became a division of Remington Rand, Hopper remained as senior programmer, a title she retained until 1959. Subsequently, she served as systems engineer and director of automatic programming development (1959-1964) and staff scientist in systems programming (1964-1971) for the UNIVAC division of Sperry Rand Corporation. Hopper retired from UNIVAC in 1972, having returned to active service in the U.S. Navy from which she eventually retired with the rank of Rear Admiral.
Related Materials:
Materials at the Archives Center

Computer Oral History Collection (AC0196)

This collection contains five oral history interviews with Grace Murray Hopper conducted on: July 1, 1968; November 1, 1968; January 7, 1969; February 4, 1969; and July 5, 1972.
Provenance:
Grace Murray Hopper donated her materials to the National Museum of American History, Section of Mathematics in 1967 and 1968. The majority of the collection was donated through the Museum's Computer Oral History Project in 1972.
Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.
Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
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Genre/Form:
Articles -- 20th century
Technical notes
16mm films
Videotapes
Photographs -- 20th century
Citation:
Grace Murray Hopper Collection, 1944-1965, Archives Center, National Museum of American History
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0324
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Grace Murray Hopper Collection
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ep8a1e4e5a0-fbd1-4ece-ad0c-dd83803a6168
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0324
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