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Document Details


Title: Edward C. Svendsen
Local code: OH 121
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Svendsen begins with a description of his early life and education and a discussion of his work in the Navy during World War II. The bulk of the interview concerns the relationship between Engineering Research Associates and the Navy. Topics include: John Parker and the management of ERA; the work of Howard Engstrom, William Norris, Ralph Meader, John Howard, and Sid Rubens at ERA; and ERA's projects for the Navy.
Extent: 45 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=262
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1986 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Svendsen, Edward C.
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker place of birth: Minneapolis, MN; Minnesota; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Electrical engineer; Military personnel
Document location: Minneapolis, MN
Document date: 16-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: OHI0024047-25595