Paul Lester Morton papers, 1944-1967.


Morton, Paul Lester, 1906-. Paul Lester Morton papers, 1944-1967.

Paul Lester Morton papers, 1944-1967.

Collection contains papers relating to Morton's career at the University of California, Berkeley in Electrical Engineering. Materials includes articles by Morton, bibliographies of his published works, and biographical information (including work history, professional activities, etc.) Also includes professional correspondence and records, material relating to the Institute of Radio Engineers and to the California Digital Computer project, and contract status reports. Topics include use of computers in the field of engineering, magnetic drum memory for developing computer systems, the UCB computer lab, etc. Includes some photographs of computer equipment.

1 box (.2 linear ft.)

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