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Document Details


Title: Cuthbert Corwin Hurd
Local code: OH 76
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Series: Item 1 of Series Cuthbert Corwin Hurd
Description: Hurd discusses International Business Machines' (IBM) commitment to research in computer technology, IBM's support for academic research on computers, and his own work at IBM--especially on the IBM 701, 704 and 705 computers. He also describes John von Neumann and his contributions to the development of computer technology.
Extent: 49 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=159
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1981 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Hurd, Cuthbert Corwin, 1911-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1911
Speaker occupation: Dean; Military personnel; Professor
Age at speaking: 70
Document location: Portola Valley, CA
Document date: 20-Jan-1981
Interviewer: Stern, Nancy
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: OHI0023977-25520