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Document Details


Title: Cuthbert Corwin Hurd
Local code: OH 318
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 3 of Series Cuthbert Corwin Hurd
Description: Hurd briefly discusses his work with International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) before joining Computer Usage Company (CUC) in 1962. He outlines CUC's early projects with IBM and describes his leadership role at CUC. Hurd details his efforts to make CUC successful after becoming CEO and the strategies which he used. Dr. Fillerup, who worked with Hurd at CUC, compiled biographical information on Hurd that is presented in abbreviated form before the interview and in full after the interview. The original printed copy also contains biographical information on Fillerup.
Extent: 27 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=163
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1995 (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: 84
Document location: Portola Valley, CA
Document date: 28-Aug-1995
Interviewer: Fillerup, Charles R.
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: OHI0023979-25520