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Computers

 Subject
Subject Source: UK Archival Thesaurus

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

 Fonds — COMP

Archives of the Mathematical Laboratory and its successor, the Computer Laboratory, 1934 - 2006

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/COMP
Scope and Contents The archives comprise limited quantities of administrative material, including of the Computing Service. Much more significant are the surviving records of EDSAC and EDSAC 2 [Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator], among the earliest electronic computers, developed in the late 1940s and 1950s.
Dates: 1934 - 2006
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
 Series

Biographical papers, 1906 - 1955

Reference Code: GBR/0014/LEJO items 1-13
Scope and Contents Includes memoir by Sir Nevill Mott (Biographical Memoirs of Fellows of the Royal Society, Vol. 1, November 1955); school reports and letter from St. John's College, Cambridge, 1906-12; papers relating to the Royal Flying Corps, 1915; correspondence with Horace Lamb; report on computing at University of Cambridge, 1937-8; notes and correspondence relatinng to the establishment of new college at Cambridge and application for grant, 1946-8 & 1951; obituaries, 1954; and papers relating to...
Dates: 1906 - 1955
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: The collection is open for consultation by researchers using Churchill Archives Centre, Churchill College, Cambridge.
 File

Correspondence about Tower Hamlets housing database, 1995 - 1998

Reference Code: GBR/0014/YUNG 1/6/15
Scope and Contents From the Series: Comprising correspondence and papers about projects, visits and ideas.
Dates: 1995 - 1998
 Fonds

Records of the Cambridge University Computer Preservation Society, 1996 - 2002

Reference Code: GBR/0265/UA/SOC.XXXIV
Scope and Contents The records comprise minutes and papers of business meetings and speaker meetings; historical accounts of the society; list of officers; flyers from Societies Fair; and accounts. They include a detailed list of contents, prepared by Joseph Myers (Trinity College, 1995).
Dates: 1996 - 2002
Conditions Governing Access: From the Management Group: The University Archives are generally freely available to the holder of a reader's ticket for the Department of Archives and Modern Manuscripts, Cambridge University Library, West Road, Cambridge CB3 9DR. Restrictions on access are imposed on certain categories of sensitive record: financial, governmental and personal, by order of the originating body or under data protection legislation. Access information, including opening hours and how to obtain a reader's ticket, appears as part of the Library's web site (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

The UK Archival Thesaurus has been integrated with our catalogue, thanks to Kings College London and the AIM25 project for their support with this.