Records, 1958-1981.


Records, 1958-1981.

Contains private consulting reports commissioned by government agencies and businesses on subjects including computer systems, peripherals, software, computer input-output equipment, storage devices, terminals, magnetic tapes, optical character recognition devices, printers, punched card systems, and computer markets.

60 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 6711344

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

Related Entities

There are 101 Entities related to this resource.

Xerox corporation (corporateBody)

Founded 1906. Manufacturer of computer peripherals and software; office/business equipment. From the description of Archives. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79322255 ...

United States. Dept. of Housing and Urban Development. (corporateBody)

United States. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (corporateBody)

In March 1972 President Richard Nixon called for an "intensive study" and requested a plan for developing a "safe, fast, and efficient nationwide blood collection and distribution system." Nixon's request was the result of several independent events and initiatives throughout the late 1960s that focused on the U.S. lack of an efficient system for maintaining a sufficiently ample, risk-free national blood supply. The primary aim of the policy was to eliminate the nation's dependence on an oft-con...

Lincoln Laboratory (corporateBody)

International Business Machines Corporation (corporateBody)

International Business Machines Corporation was incorporated in New York State on June 16, 1911 under the name Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. In 1922, Computing-Tabulating-Recording Co. purchased all of the shares of Deutsche Hollerith Maschinen Gesellschaft. In 1924 the official name of the company was changed to International Business Machines Corporation. In 1933, IBM CEO Thomas Watson ordered the merger of IBM subsidiaries in Germany (Optima, Degemag, Holgemag, Dehomag) under the name De...

United States. Environmental Protection Agency (corporateBody)

The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) was established in the executive branch as an independent agency pursuant to Reorganization Plan No. 3 of 1970, effective December 2, 1970. The EPA was created to permit coordinated and effective governmental action on behalf of the environment. The EPA endeavors to abate and control pollution systematically, by proper integration of a variety of research, monitoring, standard setting, and enforcement activities. As a complement to its other...

Fairchild Hiller Corporation (corporateBody)

Naval Research Laboratory (U.S.) (corporateBody)

United States. Naval Electronic Systems Command (corporateBody)

National Science Foundation (U.S.) (corporateBody)

NCR Corporation (corporateBody)

United States. Army Materiel Command (corporateBody)

Radio corporation of America (corporateBody)

Electronics Research Center (U.S.) (corporateBody)

United States. Food and Drug Administration (corporateBody)

The mission of the FDA History Office is to increase knowledge of the history, mission, and activities of the FDA and its predecessor, the Bureau of Chemistry of the U. S. Department of Agriculture. The office provides perspective on current policy objectives and increases public understanding of FDA's purpose and function. In general, office activities concern research, documentation, consultation, and information. In 1968, James Harvey Young received a grant from the National Library of Medici...

United States. National Fire Prevention and Control Administration (corporateBody)

United States. Bureau of Employment Security (corporateBody)

United States. Office of Manpower Policy, Evaluation, and Research (corporateBody)

Curtiss-Wright Corporation (corporateBody)

On June 26, 1929, the Curtiss Aeroplane and Motor Company merged with the Wright Aeronautical Corporation to form the Curtiss-Wright Corporation. After this merger, the former Wright organization took over all of the engine and propeller manufacturing, while Curtiss concentrated on airplanes. This merger was completed by organizing two major divisions under their original names, but under the direction of a corporate headquarters located in New York City. However, the election of fo...

United States. Dept. of Commerce. Office of ADP Management. (corporateBody)

Syracuse-Onondaga County (N.Y.) Planning Agency. (corporateBody)

United States. Air Force. Systems Command. Electronic Systems Division (corporateBody)

Republic Aviation Corporation. Missile Systems Division. (corporateBody)

United States. Army Strategic Communications Command. Engineering Directorate. (corporateBody)

Sperry Rand Corporation. Federal Systems Division. (corporateBody)

NAVSEC (Organization : U.S.) (corporateBody)

Radio Corporation of America. Advanced Military Systems. (corporateBody)

United States. Maritime Administration (corporateBody)

Western electric company (corporateBody)

The Western Electric Company was a subsidiary of the American Telephone & Telegraph Company. The firm manufactured a wide variety of telephone equipment at its Hawthorne Works in Chicago, Illinois. A notable series of worker efficiency experiments known as the Hawthorne Studies were staged at the plant between 1924 and 1933. From the description of Photograph album, 1925. (Harvard Business School). WorldCat record id: 52815587 From the description of Western Electric Com...

Philadelphia National Bank (corporateBody)

The Philadelphia National Bank (PNB) was the direct successor of The Philadelphia Bank, organized on August 3, 1803 and chartered on March 5, 1804. Its early board of directors included many of the city's successful merchants and businessmen who were not part of the traditional elite and identified themselves as Jeffersonian Democratic-Republicans rather than Federalists. Its original building at 4th and Chestnut Streets was designed by Benjamin H. Latrobe. The Philadelphia Bank grew steadily du...

National Military Establishment (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Naval Air Development Center. Air Warfare Research Dept. (corporateBody)

Philadelphia Model Cities Agency. (corporateBody)

Pittsburgh (Pa.). Dept. of Public Works. (corporateBody)

Western Union Telegraph Company (corporateBody)

The bark Golden Gate and clipper ship Nightingale were both involved in the Western Union Telegraph Expedition to British Columbia, Alaska and Russia to survey areas where the Western Union Telegraph Company planned to construct a telegraph line linking America and Europe. The line was never completed. Charles S. Bulkley was Engineer-in-Chief and Charles M. Scammon was Chief of Marine. The bark Golden Gate was the flagship of the expedition from June 1865 to March 1866, after which the clipper s...

Research for Better Schools, inc. (corporateBody)

Honeywell, inc. Denver Division. Industrial Products Group. (corporateBody)

Burroughs Corporation (corporateBody)

The collection contains manuals for a number of different Burroughs computer systems, including the B6700, the B7000/B6000/B5000 families, and large systems in general. They concentrate on the programming languages (ALGOL and COBOL), but also contain primers on CANDE, WFL, and the DMSII system. From the guide to the Burroughs Corporation records. Product literature., 1910-1984, (Bulk: 1961-1982), (University of Minnesota Libraries. Charles Babbage Institute. [cbi]) The HOBO ...

Raytheon Company. Missile Systems Division. (corporateBody)

United States. Naval Command Systems Support Activity (corporateBody)

National Agricultural Library (U.S.) (corporateBody)

Defense Documentation Center (U.S.) (corporateBody)

United States. Marine Corps (corporateBody)

The U.S. Marine Corps was established on November 10, 1775. From the description of Papers, 1933-1945. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 754107146 The history of the Marine Corps Navajo Code Talkers dates from 1942-1945. In 1942, a white man by the name of Phillip Johnston, who had lived on a Navajo reservation for many years of his life, conceived an idea that he thought might help the war. He believed that the Navajo language, a verbal, rarely-written language, coul...

Pennsylvania. Dept. of Public Welfare. (corporateBody)

Honeywell, inc. Electronic Data Processing Division. (corporateBody)

Bunker-Ramo Corporation. Teleregister Products and Services. (corporateBody)

United States. Energy Research and Development Administration (corporateBody)

United States. Defense Communications Agency. Joint Technical Support Activity. (corporateBody)

U.S. Army Communications-Electronics Engineering Installation Agency (corporateBody)

American Express Company (corporateBody)

Library of Congress. Information Systems Office (corporateBody)

Union Carbide Corporation (corporateBody)

United States. Defense Communications Agency (corporateBody)

Honeywell, inc. DATAmatic Division. (corporateBody)

Transamerica Corporation (corporateBody)

Honeywell, inc. Micro Switch Division. (corporateBody)

Auerbach Associates (corporateBody)

Auerbach Associates, Inc., founded by Isaac L. Auerbach in 1957, was one of the earliest systems design and software companies formed in the United States. It grew to become a major consulting firm in the computer industry and was known for its series of subscriber publications relating to industry overviews, market analyses, computers, peripherals, and software. Auerbach Associates, Inc. was purchased by the Calculon Corporation in 1979. From the guide to the Auerbach Associates Mar...

Lake County Coordinating Council (Lake County, Ind.) (corporateBody)

Radio Corporation of America. Industrial Electronic Products. (corporateBody)

General Electric Company (corporateBody)

Founded 1892. Corporate interests include: Broadcasting; Electric Components; Household Appliances; Lighting Equipment; Motors; Telecommunications; Electromedical Industry. From the description of Technical records. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 84865339 Founded 1892. From the description of General Electric Company in Camden, N.J., collection, 1878-1989. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979711 Schenectady, NY. From the description of Electr...

United States. Office of Naval Research (corporateBody)

The original "Survey of large-scale computers and computer projects" was published by the Office of Naval Research in 1947 and 1948. It was revised and updated in 1950 under the title, HIGH-SPEED COMPUTING DEVICES (New York: McGraw-Hill, 1950). This work was contracted out to the Minneapolis, Minn., firm of Engineering Research Associates and was an attempt to survey the state of computer technology at a time when the Navy was weighing the possibility of supporting the development of the electro...

United States. National Security Agency (corporateBody)

Rome Air Development Center (corporateBody)

Tioga County Welfare Project (Tioga County, Pa.) (corporateBody)

United States. Navy Department (corporateBody)

Smith was a private citizen and donor to the "Eyes for the Navy" program. From the description of Memorandum, no date. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708036591 From the description of Memorandum, September 30, 1918. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708034981 From the description of Certificate, no date. (Naval War College). WorldCat record id: 708036793 The United States Navy operated a radio station with call sign NUG in Calumet, Michigan...

National Library of Medicine (U.S.) (corporateBody)

In the 1870s the Surgeon General's library occupied space in Ford's theater in Washington, D.C. Beginning in 1872 library officials began seeking legislative funding and approval for a proper building. Concerted efforts during the 1880s won approval for a new building at 7th and Independence, which was occupied in 1887. In the 1910s, having outgrown this facility, the library began requesting another new building. These attempts failed until 1938, when a new Armed Forces Medical Library building...

Great Lakes Carbon Corporation. (corporateBody)

United States. Dept. of Labor. Manpower Administration. (corporateBody)

Westinghouse Electric Corporation. Air Arm Division (corporateBody)

Philco Corporation (corporateBody)

Burroughs Corporation. Defense, Space, and Special Systems Group. (corporateBody)

Winston, Strawn, Smith, and Patterson (Firm) (corporateBody)

United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (corporateBody)

The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) was established as an independent agency of the executive branch on October 1, 1958 by the National Aeronautics and Space Act (72 Stat. 426), approved July 29, 1958. It superseded the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics (NACA). NASA conducted redsearch on problems of flight, developed aeronautical and space vehicles, explored outer space, and participated in international programs for the peaceful development of space technology....

Standard Computers, inc. (corporateBody)

Michigan Employment Security Commission (corporateBody)

Ing. C. Olivetti & c. (corporateBody)

Raytheon Company (corporateBody)

Avon Products, inc. Information Services Division. (corporateBody)

Collins Foods International. (corporateBody)

North American Philips Co. (corporateBody)

New York (N.Y.). Fire Department (corporateBody)

The New York City Fire Dept., comprised of volunteers, was disbanded by act of the state legislature in 1865 and replaced with the Metropolitan Fire Dept., a paid force. From the description of Records, 1855-1865. (New York University, Group Batchload). WorldCat record id: 58759003 Course taught at John Jay College for promotion and career training. From the description of Promotion and career training collection, 1972-1975. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 1554566...

United States. Army. Army Electronics Command. (corporateBody)

United States. Naval Oceanographic Office (corporateBody)

International telephone and telegraph corporation (corporateBody)

Radio Corporation of America. Electronic Data Processing. (corporateBody)

Sperry Rand Corporation. Univac Division (corporateBody)

The Honeywell-Sperry Rand suit grew out of the ENIAC patent which covered basic patents relating to the design of electronic digital computers. Sperry Rand was the defendant in the case. From the description of Honeywell v. Sperry litigation records, 1947-1972. (University of Minnesota, Minneapolis). WorldCat record id: 63306806 Computer hardware and software manufacturer. From the description of Sperry Rand Corporation Univac Division employee rosters, 1946- 197...

United States. Department of Transportation (corporateBody)

United States. Army Automatic Field Systems Command. (corporateBody)

Philips' Gloeilampenfabrieken. Electrologica. (corporateBody)

United States. Office of Economic Opportunity (corporateBody)

Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Electronics Division. (corporateBody)

Great Britain. Central Computer Agency (corporateBody)

Standard Telephones and Cables (London, England) (corporateBody)