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Turing, Alan Mathison, 1912 - 1954 (computer scientist)


Dates and places

1912-1954. Educated at Sherborne School and King's College, Cambridge (matriculated 1931). Fellow of King's College, Cambridge, 1934. Visiting Fellow, Princetown University 1935-8. Government Code and Cypher School, Bletchley Park, Buckinghamshire, 1938-45. After the Second World War he worked at the National Computing Laboratory, then at the Computing Department of Manchester University. Elected Fellow of the Royal Society, 1951.

Sphere of activity

Computer scientist, Enigma code-breaker

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

 Item — Container: AMT/X/2

Alan Turing's entry on the electoral roll, 1947

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AMT/X/2
Scope and Contents

The file comprises a photocopy of the electoral roll for 1947, showing Alan Turing and other residents of the house at 78 High Street, Hampton, Middlesex.

Dates: 1947

Notes on money flow systems and social accountancy, 1943 - 1944

Reference Code: GBR/0272/JRNS/2/2
Scope and Contents

The file contains assorted notes, drafts and correspondence on money flow systems and their relation to social accountancy, including a lecture to the Marshall Society on the subject, Feb. 1944, and correspondence with Alan Turing and M. H. A. Newmann, 1943.

Dates: 1943 - 1944
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The majority of the Stone papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre by appointment. However, some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential by persons other than the author. There is no access to such material for the time being.

Turing: The Papers of Alan Mathison Turing

Reference Code: GBR/0272/AMT
Scope and Contents The papers contain published and unpublished writings by AMT, off-prints of articles by AMT and by other authors with annotations by AMT, his Fellowship Dissertation, and correspondence.Most of the papers in Sections B, C, and D refer to AMT’s work from c. 1940 until his death in 1954. There are a few references in the correspondence to his work in the 1930s, but no remaining drafts or working papers. During the Second World War, AMT worked at the Code and Cypher School at Bletchley...
Dates: 1917 - 2016

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