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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 1 Collection or Record:


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Scope and Contents The papers contain published and unpublished writings by AMT, off-prints of articles by AMT and by other authors with annotations by AMT, his Fellowship Dissertation, and correspondence.Most of the papers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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