Jean E. Sammet papers, ca. 1955-1989.


Jean E. Sammet papers, ca. 1955-1989.

Correspondence, memoranda, technical reports, subject files, manuals, and other records relating to Sammet's work in the computer industry, her work with computer professional groups, and the Ada programming language. Records from her employment with IBM and Sylvania include a set of day files and subject files from the 1960s through the 1980s. Records associated with computer professional groups include correspondence files from her terms as an officer of ACM and other committees such as: the ACM.

150 cubic ft.


SNAC Resource ID: 7885039

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis

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