Verzuh, Frank M.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
Collection — Multiple Containers
Scope and Contents of the Collection The collection contains glass lantern slides related to the Rockefeller Differential Analyzer (RDA) and the Rapid Arithmetic Machine (RAM), photographs, miscellaneous correspondence and notes, publications, patents, reports, and a manuscript titled “Memoirs of My Computing and Teaching Experiences.”
Dates: circa 1945-1989
Abstract This set of Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Computation Center records spans the years 1950-1962 and documents the genesis of the Computation Center and its eventual transformation into the Information Processing Center. The Computation Center housed one of the first high-speed digital computers built by IBM with technology developed at MIT in Project Whirlwind. The purpose of the Center was to provide a means to educate faculty and students in the use of high-speed digital...
Dates: 1950 - 1962