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This page is for the history of computing at the University of Canterbury.

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Here are some documents (scanned PDF files) relating to the history of computing at the University of Canterbury from 1958 onwards:

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PDF File ComputerReport1958.pdf Initial report on computing at UC dated 16/10/1958 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File letterIBM22nov1960.pdf Letter from IBM with 1620 specifications, 22/11/1960 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File letter22dec1960.pdf Letter to IBM advising progress with the 1620 installation and recruitment of a director, 22/12/1960 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File letterIBM2dec1960.pdf Letter from IBM re a seminar on the 1620, 2/12/1960 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File FundraisingLetter.pdf Fundraising letter from the vice-chancellor 1959 or 1960 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File letter10nov1960.pdf Letter to the vice-chancellor detailing local requirements for the IBM 1620 computer, 10/11/1960 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File letter19dec1960.pdf Letter on the possible early delivery of the 1620, 19/12/1960 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File PlanningSchedule.pdf Planning schedule for the IBM 1620 installation, 17/11/1960 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File ProgrammingCourse.pdf Synopsis of the first programming course for the IBM 1620, 1961 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File chemistryPaper.pdf Abstract from one of the first papers written using data from the IBM 1620, April 1963 Nov 20, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File cabinetcontents.pdf A catalogue of the historic contents of the cabinet in the Angus Tait building (Dec 2015) Dec 10, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File ComputerCentreDiary.pdf A scan of the departmental diary that the Computer Centre used to keep, covering from 1975 to 2000 Dec 10, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File beginICTS.pdf A history of the UC Computer Centre (now ICTS) from 1960 to 1974. Dec 10, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File 1620photo.pdf Dec 11, 2015 by Tony Dale
PDF File AlanCauserComputerhistory.pdf Alan Causer's notes on the early equipment at UC Dec 11, 2015 by Tony Dale

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