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Electronic differential analyzers.

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Harold L. Hazen papers

Identifier: MC-0106
Abstract Harold Locke Hazen, a graduate of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, was a member of the MIT faculty from 1931 to 1972, serving as head of the Department of Electrical Engineering, 1938-1951, and Dean of the Graduate School, 1952-1967. His work was in the field of machine computation, automatic control, and servomechanisms. During World War II he was head of Division 7, Fire Control, of the National Defense Research Committee (NDRC). The collection contains research notes and...
Dates: 1920 - 1980

Interview with Arthur Porter about his observations of the differential analyzer

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080017650232]
Identifier: MC-0538
Scope and Contents of the Collection

Collection consists of cassettes and a transcript of an interview of Arthur Porter by Mark D. Bowles of Case Western Reserve University, February 6, 1995. The purpose of the interview was to learn about Porter's observations of the differential analyzer in both Britain, where he worked with Douglas Hartree, and the United States where he worked with Vannevar Bush.

Dates: 1995 February 20

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Office of the Vice President, records of Vannevar Bush

 Collection — Box 1: [Barcode: 39080032145226]
Identifier: AC-0333
Scope and Contents of the Collection

The collection contains records of the Office of the Vice President, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), from the period 1932 to 1938, when Vannevar Bush held the position of vice president. The subjects of the records include finances and academic policy; primarily the collection holds correspondence with MIT administrators, faculty, and others outside MIT engaged in science and technology issues.

Dates: 1932 - 1938

Oral history interview with Vannevar Bush

Identifier: MC-0143
Scope and Contents of the Collection In 1964 Eric Hodgins interviewed Bush in preparation for Bush's autobiography, Pieces of the Action (1970). In the 1120-page interview transcript, Bush discussed his family and education at Tufts University; early years at MIT as a member of the Department of Electrical Engineering, his research and patents, including the development of the differential analyzer, and his roles as executive vice president and dean of the School of Engineering; his decision...
Dates: 1964

Vannevar Bush papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MC-0078
Scope and Contents The Vannevar Bush Papers consist of correspondence, reports, patent records, notes, memos, manuscript drafts and galley proofs of books and articles, appointment calendars, and reprints primarily from 1956 to 1974. There are three series: 1. Subject Files, 2. Writings, and 3. Appointment Calendars. The collection came in two accessions, and although the two were interfiled, whenever possible the papers were kept in their original order. As a result the subject files are in three sections...
Dates: 1921 - 1974