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Document Details


Title: Walter Leonard Anderson
Local code: OH 119
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: ...Anderson was also a liaison between the Minnesota group and the Pennsylvania group, and he discusses projects in which he worked with John Coombs, William Norris, William Overn, William Butler, Robert Torrey, Ted Bonn, and Herb Rickards. He discusses the change in operations when ERA was changed from a subsidiary to a division of Remington Rand. Anderson also discusses the establishment of General Kinetics, Inc. with Robert Gutterman, Al Roberts, Frank McKutcheon, and William Goggins. The interview concludes with remarks on the nature of their early consulting work in mathematics, engineering, and the film industry.
Extent: 45 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=23
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1986 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Anderson, Walter Leonard
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: St. Paul, MN; Minnesota; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer; Military personnel
Document location: Minneapolis, MN
Document date: 11-Sep-1986
Interviewer: Norberg, Arthur L.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Computer software; Electric engineering; Engineering; Information technology; North America; Oral history; Software engineering; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0023901-25431