Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996

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Computer scientist and director of IBM's Applied Science Department in the 1950s.

From the description of Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1994 Nov. 18. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62489004

International Business Machines (IBM) executive.

From the description of Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, ca. 1976. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63307034

Computer scientist and computer company executive.

From the description of Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1995 Aug. 28. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62441917

Computer scientist, director of International Business Machines' Applied Science Department in the early 1950s, and chairman of Quintus Computer Systems.

From the description of Cuthbert Corwin Hurd Papers, 1948-1992 (bulk 1948-1955, 1984-1989). (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62731583

Computer scientist.

From the description of Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1984 July 13. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 62685207

From the description of Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1981 Jan. 20. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63283797

Cuthbert Corwin Hurd joined IBM in 1949 after teaching and serving as a technical research head at the atomic energy facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. At IBM, he formed the Applied Science Department and pushed reluctant management into the world of computing. After leaving IBM in 1962, he served as chairman of the Computer Usage Company until 1974 when he formed Cuthbert C. Hurd Associates. From 1978 to 1986, Hurd served as chairman for Picodyne Corporation. Hurd was a founder, president, and chairman of Quintus Computer Systems from 1984 until October 1989 when Quintus was acquired by Intergraph.

Biographical information from: Cuthbert C. Hurd, in J.A.N. Lee, Computer Pioneers (Los Altimos, CA: IEEE Computer Society Press, 1995), 389.

From the guide to the Cuthbert C. Hurd papers, 1946-1992, (bulk, 1946-1955, 1984-1989), (University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute. [cbi])

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creatorOf Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996,. Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1994 Nov. 18. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn DeLamarter, Richard Thomas,. IBM antitrust suit records, 1950-1984. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996,. Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1984 July 13. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996,. Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1981 Jan. 20. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996,. Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, ca. 1976. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Dunwell, Steve, 1913-1994,. Oral history interview with Steve Dunwell, 1989 Feb. 13. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996,. Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1995 Aug. 28. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996,. Oral history interview with Cuthbert Corwin Hurd, 1995 Aug. 28. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn Pioneers of Science and Technology Video Tape Project. Oral history interviews of the Pioneers of Science and Technology Video Tape Project, 1984-1988. University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
referencedIn John Von Neumann Papers, 1912-1996, (bulk 1935-1957) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Von Neumann, John, 1903-1957. John Von Neumann papers, 1912-1996 (bulk 1935-1957). Library of Congress
referencedIn International Business Machines Corporation. Technical History Project. Oral histories, 1980-1991. Hagley Museum & Library
creatorOf Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-1996. Cuthbert Corwin Hurd Papers, 1948-1992 (bulk 1948-1955, 1984-1989). University of Minnesota, Minneapolis
creatorOf Cuthbert C. Hurd papers, 1946-1992, (bulk, 1946-1955, 1984-1989) University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute. [cbi]
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Computers--History
Computer industry--History
Computer organization
Computer industry
IBM 701 (Computer)
Computer storage devices
Magnetic tapes
Computer engineering
IBM 650 (Computer)
Computer scientists--Biography
IBM 705 (Computer)
IBM CPC (Computer)
IBM computers
Computers--Research
Prolog (Computer program language)
IBM 604 (Computer)
IBM 704 (Computer)
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Birth 1911-04-05

Death 1996-05-22

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