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UNIVAC Conference, 1990 May 17-18.

Author: Bruce BruemmerPaul E CeruzziBernard A GallerMichael S MahoneyArthur L NorbergAll authors
Edition/Format:   Archival material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The discussion focuses on the development and early uses of the UNIVAC.
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Named Person: Armand E Adams; Dorothy P Armstrong; Lancelot W Armstrong; Jean Bartik; Lee S Carter; M Paul Chinitz; George Danehower; Eugene L Delves; Donald B Dixon; Carl Hammer; Frances E Holberton; Morgan W Huff; Florence K Koons; Donald W Marquardt; H W Matter; Jean E Sammet; Joseph E Sberro; Cecil M Shuler; John K Swearingen; Albert B Tonik; Louis D Wilson; Frances B Woltman; Richard D Woltman
Document Type: Archival Material
All Authors / Contributors: Bruce Bruemmer; Paul E Ceruzzi; Bernard A Galler; Michael S Mahoney; Arthur L Norberg; Robert F Rosin; Henry S Tropp
OCLC Number: 86123715
Notes: Recorded in Washington, D.C.
Description: Transcript 171 p.

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The discussion focuses on the development and early uses of the UNIVAC.

Other topics include: Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, early purchasers of the UNIVAC including the Census Bureau, Arthur Andersen, and General Electric, Remington Rand's Univac Division, and competition from International Business Machines. Several of the participants were women, and their discussions included accounts of discrimination they encountered, particularly in the 1950s.

Participants include: Armand E. Adams, Dorothy P. Armstrong, Lancelot W. Armstrong, Jean Bartik, Lee S. Carter, M. Paul Chinitz, George Danehower, Eugene L. Delves, Donald B. Dixon, Carl Hammer, Frances Elizabeth Holberton, Morgan W. Huff, Florence K. Koons, Donald W. Marquardt, H. W. Matter, Jean E. Sammet, Joseph E. Sberro, Cecil M. Shuler, John K. Swearingen, Albert Tonik, Louis D. Wilson, Frances B. Woltman, Richard D. Woltman. Moderators include: Paul Cerruzi, Bernard A. Galler, Michael S. Mahoney, Arthur L. Norberg, Robert F. Rosin, and Henry S. Tropp. Bruce Bruemmer edited the transcript.

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