Front cover image for Claude Elwood Shannon papers, 1932-1995 (bulk 1938-1989)

Claude Elwood Shannon papers, 1932-1995 (bulk 1938-1989)

Correspondence, speeches, writings, subject files, notes, scientific papers, drawings, diagrams, graphs, computer game, and other papers relating chiefly to Shannon's development of the field of information theory and its relation to other scientific and technical fields and to the humanities. Includes material pertaining to his work at Bell Telephone Laboratories, inc., Murray Hill, New Jersey. Also documents his interest in computer programming of chess and other games. Correspondents include Merle M. Andrew, William Ross Ashby, Edmund Callis Berkeley, Vincent P. Biunno, Hendrik W. Bode, Gordon Stanley Brown, J.W. Campbell, James U. Casby, Kevin Dowling, Peter Elias, Dennis Flanagan, Merrill M. Flood, Dennis Gabor, L. Ron Hubbard, Stephen Cole Kleene, Edward Lasker, David N.L. Levy, Anthony Liversidge, John McCarthy, Edward F. Moore, John R. Pierce, Emanuel Ruben Piore, G. Baley Price, Carl Sagan, Edwin S. Shneidman, David Singmaster, Julius Adams Stratton, A.M. Uttley, John Von Neumann, and Warren Weaver
Archival Material, English,
7,000 items. 10 digital files (211.9 KB). 20 containers plus 1 classified, 1 oversize, and digital files. 8 linear feet.
Collection material in English