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Document Details


Title: Frances E. Holberton
Local code: OH 50
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities. Charles Babbage Institute
Collection: Charles Babbage Institute Oral History Program
Description: Holberton discusses her education from 1940 through the 1960s and her experiences in the computing field. These include work with the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation, David Taylor Model Basin, and the National Bureau of Standards. She discusses her perceptions of cooperation and competition between members of these organizations and the difficulties she encountered as a woman. She recounts her work on ENIAC and LARC, her design of operating systems, and her applications programming.
Extent: 38 pages
URL: http://www.cbi.umn.edu/oh/pdf.phtml?id=155
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1983 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Holberton, Frances E.
Speaker gender: Female
Speaker occupation: Computer programmer
Document location: Potomac, MD
Document date: 14-Apr-1983
Interviewer: Ross, James
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: OHI0024090-25671