Claude A. R. Kagan papers 1958-1966.


Kagan, Claude A. R. Claude A. R. Kagan papers 1958-1966.

Claude A. R. Kagan papers 1958-1966.

Correspondence, conference proceedings, meeting minutes, memoranda, sketches, newsletters, and policy manuals largely relating to the origin and organization of the American Federation of Information Processing Societies (AFIPS) and allied professional groups. The collection includes information about the AFIPS education committee, early Joint Computer Conferences, the Harry Goode Memorial Award, the AFIPS constitution and logo, and the computer-related activities of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers, the Institute of Radio Engineers and Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers. Correspondents include Ruben A. Imm, Keith W. Uncapher, and Willis H. Ware.

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