Engelbart, Douglas C. Papers, 1953-1998


Engelbart, Douglas C. Papers, 1953-1998

This collection documents that activities of Douglas C. Engelbart, a computer scientist whose pioneering work in the 1950s and 1960s(first at SRI International, later at Tymshare, Inc.) led to the development of the interactive personal computer. Most of thepublications in this collection were produced while Engelbart was at SRI. Includes Professional papers, including correspondence, researchproposals, technical reports, notes, journals, 3 cassette tapes, 11 films and 6 video tape copies of same.

383 linear ft.


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Stanford Research Institute.

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The Stanford Research Institute was organized in 1946 as an applied research center for industry and government. In 1970 it became independent from Stanford University and in 1977 changed its name to SRI International. From the description of Stanford Research Institute records, 1947-1966. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 754864063 Biographical/Historical Sketch The Stanford Research Institute was organized in 1946 as an ap...

Tymshare, Inc.

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Irby, Charles H.

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American federation of information processing societies

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The American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) was established on May 10, 1961 to advance and disseminate knowledge in the field of information science, and to represent member societies on an international level. The federation was an outgrowth of the National Joint Computer Committee, which was established in 1951 to sponsor the Joint Computer Conferences. One of the main contributions of AFIPS was its sponsorship of the Joint Computer Conference, renamed the National Comp...

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Network Information Center.

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Stanford University Seminar on Human Communication v. Computers.

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IRE Professional Group on Electronic Computers (PGEC)

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SRI International

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SRI Augmented Human Intellect Program.

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Engelbart, Douglas C.

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Biography Born January 30, 1925. In the late 1940s, Douglas Engelbart was stationed in the Philippines when he read Vannevar Bush's "As We May Think" in a Red Cross library. He became an early believer in Bush's idea of a machine that would aid human cognition. Later, he worked at Ames aeronautical lab, and developed the idea that would form the basis of today's computer interfaces. In the early 1960s, Engelbart began ...

Augmentation Research Center.

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On Line System.

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Fein, Louis

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Computer science professor. From the description of Oral history interview with Louis Fein, 1979 May 9. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63282972 ...