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Series 16. Microfilm of MITRE Collection, AC 6, Whirlwind I Computer Records

 Series — DigitalStorage: 2019_113acc
Identifier: 16

Scope and Contents note

This series consists of 35 reels of microfilm copies of Whirlwind Computer records, reports, and correspondence. Originals of records on the microfilm were donated by MITRE to the National Museum of American History, Archives Center. Prior to transfer by MITRE, the collection of materials was designated as MITRE collection AC 6. Digital copies(PDFs) were made by MITRE Corporation of items on the first 30 reels of the microfilm, and are stored in the MIT Libraries digital repository, DOME. Hard copies of some of the reports represented on the microfilm and by digital copies were also part of the technical reports holdings of the MIT Institute Archives and constitute series 17 to 24 of this collection.

This series was MITRE collection AC 136.


  • Creation: 1944 - 1959



From the Collection: 3.9 Gigabytes (4035 MB in 1835 digital files in 31 folders)

From the Collection: 56.3 Cubic Feet (189 boxes including 142 microfilm reels)

Language of Materials


Other Finding Aids

Materials in this series are described in a MITRE-created finding aid found in Series 25 of this collection.

Repository Details

Part of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Libraries. Department of Distinctive Collections Repository

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