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Document Details


Title: Frank C. Mullaney
Local code: OH 110
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Mullaney begins by describing his early life, electrical engineering education, radar work in World War II with General Electric, and sonar work with the Navy. He discusses the various projects to which he was assigned at Engineering Research Associates (ERA), especially the Atlas (ERA 1101) computer. Other topics include the ERA 1102 and ERA 1103 computers, John L. Hill, the acquisition of ERA by Remington Rand, J. Presper Eckert, and the formation of Control Data Corporation.
Extent: 84 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=207
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1986 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Mullaney, Frank C., 1923-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1923
Speaker place of birth: St. Paul, MN; Minnesota; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer
Age at speaking: 63
Document location: Minneapolis, MN
Document date: 02-Jun-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: OHI0024016-25561