Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:
Alternative Project Whirlwind Proposals, 1948 September 21
Analysis of Digital Computer Laboratory Proposed 1950-51 Budget, 1950 March 13
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-21. Memorandum containing an analysis of the Digital Computer Laboratory Proposed 1950-51 Budget.
Correspondence; MIT and Sylvania on WWI Design, 1948 October 1
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-632. List of memoranda on correspondence between M.I.T. research teams and Sylvania on Whirlwind I design.
Digital Computer Laboratory construction completion, 1952 July 8
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-51. Assessment of renovation undertaken in Division 6 facility space, breakdown of priorities and costs involved.
Digital Computers for Air Defense System, 1951 October 5
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-30. Memorandum on estimates regarding time and personnel required for the work leading up to the production of digital computers suitable for air defense information centers.
Dissemination of Information on IBM 701, 1952 October 16
MIT DIC 6889. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1677. Those who visited the IBM 701 computer must be very careful that their evaluation of the machine does not go outside our laboratory.
Division 2 Fiscal '54 extraordinary budget justification, 1953 July 3
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-105. Tentative breakdown of the Division 6 FY'54 extraordinary budget, including listing of accounts and expenses. Corresponds to the basic budget discussion in Memorandum L-104.
Division 6 Fiscal '54 extraordinary accounts, 1953 June 29
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-104. Memo regarding Division 6 FY'54 extraordinary accounts budget. A detailed breakdown and justification for the budget appears in Memorandum L-105.
Division 6 revised fiscal '53 extraordinary budget, 1952 October 1
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-62. Revision of the Division 6 FY'53 extraordinary expense budget submitted on 29 November 1951. Contains 5 tables outlining 1953 extraordinary expense budget.
Extraordinary expenditure budget for fiscal 1953, 1952 September 15
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-60. Memo regarding group leaders' extraordinary expenditure budget that reviews 1952 budget figures and requests Air Force work projections for revised 1953 budget. Includes Group 60, Group 61, Group 62, Group 63, Group 64, and Group 65.
Fiscal '53 budget revision, 1952 December 15
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-74. Revised Column 4 to the Budgetary Control Statement F/53 as requested by Dr. A. G. Hill and P. V. Cusick. Reference: Budgetary Control Statement F/53, Division VI, for four months ending October 31, 1952.
Fiscal 1953 Budget Review, 1952 June 24
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-48. I have compared the referenced budget proposals with our present staff and expenditures, and the expansion we can now expect during the next year. Within the wide limits of approximation applying to such a period of expansion, I believe our budgets are in balance and do not need revision at this tine.
Fiscal 1954 budget, 1953 August 18
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-117. Personnel estimate for Fiscal 1954 completed for Division 6 to show anticipated personnel needs existing in June 1954 and the estimated average needs during the previous fiscal year. Estimates of extraordinary expenses for the year were submitted to Walter DeQuoy in Memorandum L-104, dated 29 June 1953.
Forecast for Military Systems Using Electronic Digital Computers, 1948 September 17
Group leaders' meeting, August 18, 1952, 1952 August 18
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-57. Minutes of weekly group leader meeting discussing Taylor's trip on vacuum tubes, Whittemore floor space, engineering reports, Whirlwind I installation, drawings, and spares, Whirlwind II contractor, use of Whirlwind I by Adam's group, and magnetic drums. Attending: Jay W. Forrester, C. W. Adams, D. R. Brown, R. R. Everett, H. Fahnestock, N. H. Taylor, C. R. Wieser, and P. Youtz.
Group leaders' meeting, December 15, 1952, 1952 December 15
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-73. Minutes of weekly group leader meeting discussing five-digit multiplier, ARDC Conference in Baltimore, December 10, 1952, AIEE-IRE-ACM Computer Conference, budget, and magnetic drums. Present: R. R. Everett, C. W. Adams, S. H. Dodd, H. Fahnestock, N. H. Taylor, C. R. Wieser, P. Youtz.
Group leaders' meeting, June 1, 1953, 1953 June 3
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-99. Minutes of weekly group leader meeting discussing mail service, Vitro Corporation, Standards Committee, and Remington Rand. Present: J. W. Forrester, S. H. Dodd, R. R. Everett, H. Fahnestock, N. H. Taylor, C. R. Wieser, and P. Youtz.
Group leaders' meeting, June 2, 1952, 1952 June 4
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-44. Minutes of weekly group leader meeting discussing test equipment, Whlttemore Power, A. G. Hill visit, and reports. Attending: S. H. Dodd, R. R. Everett, H. Fahnestock, J. W. Forrester, N. H. Taylor, C. R. Weiser, P. Youtz.
Group leaders' meeting, June 22, 1953, 1953 June 25
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-103. Minutes of weekly group leader meeting discussing new personnel, Division 3 organization, move of MTC, dissemination of group leaders' decisions, spare buffer drum; IBM Drum, and secret biweekly. Present: J. W. Forrester, S. H. Dodd, R. R. Everett, H. Fahnestock, R. A. Nelson, J. C. Proctor, N. H. Taylor, C. R. Wieser.
Group leaders' meeting, March 26, 1952, 1952 March 27
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-34. Minutes of weekly group leader meeting discussing the commencement of weekly group leader meetings, formation of Group 64 and 65, the Division 6 Lincoln Progress Report, security classification of Whirlwind II, time schedules and manpower. Attending: Forrester, Everett, Fahnestock, Wieser, Taylor, Dodd, Youtz, and Adams.
Group leaders' meeting, May 19, 1952, 1952 May 22
Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-42. Minutes of weekly group leader meeting discussing building facilities, Whirlwind II meetings, block diagram meetings, and training. Attending: C. W. Adams, S. H. Dodd, H. Fahnestock, J. W. Forrester, N. H. Taylor, C. R. Weiser, P. Youtz.
IBM Industrially Classified Information, 1952 October 3
MIT DIC 6889. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1663. Memorandum on the handling of confidential information from IBM.
Index to Project Whirlwind Publications, 1947 October 26
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-170. Memorandum containing a subjective index to Project Whirlwind Publications.
Laboratory Contracts, Accounts and Bi-weekly Reports, 1951
Project Whirlwind Administrative Memo A-122. Commencing July 1, 1951 there will be some changes in the contracts and D.I.C. account numbers under which the laboratory operates. This memorandum will explain these changes.
Laboratory Telephones, 1952 March 5
MIT DIC 6889. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1418. Memorandum on an interim telephone system installed in the Whittemore Building laboratories.
Letter to Nathaniel McLean Sage, 1951 April 12
MIT DIC 6673. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-26. Letter to Nathaniel McLean Sage on funds needed to extend the capacity of the Whirlwind computer to demonstrate its capabilities for handling low flying aircraft requiring the processing of information from many radar sets.
Liaison with IBM Corporation, 1952 October 27
Project Whirlwind Memo M-1696. Maintenance of complete records of our work with IBM requires liaison between MIT and this company be through a central point of contact. Art Kromer will handle this assignment.
Magnetic Material Charges, 1951 December 28
Project Whirlwind Memo M-1360. Memorandum by Digital Computer Laboratory staff on changes to accounting for magnetic materials charges.
New Funds Under Contract AF 19(122)-458, DIC 6889, 1951 May 7
Project Whirlwind Administrative Memo A-117. Administrative memorandum from Electronic Computer Division research teams on funding account policies.
Proposal for Expenditure of $50,000 on Contract N5ori-60, Task Order 1, Transferred to the Office of Naval Research by the Air Force, 1951 June 7
MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Limited Memo L-27. Proposal for the expenditure of $50,000 on Contract N5ori-60, Task Order 1, transferred to the Office of Naval Research by the Air Force.