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Visit to University of Illinois and Engineering Research Associates, 1951 January 22

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 16

Scope and Contents

MIT DIC 6345. Project Whirlwind Memo M-1152. Memorandum on a visit by project Whirlwind I research teams to University of Illinois and Engineering Research Associates for a demonstration of the IAS computer, discussion of ERA's computer experience and its relation to future work in the field, evaluation of the magnetic drum as a reliable element in computing systems, and discussion of electrostatic storage and possible use of the RCA Selectron.


  • 1951 January 22



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

From the Series: English

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