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Atanasoff Berry Computer replica project records

 Record Group — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 17/4/1
Abstract The Atanasoff Berry Computer (ABC) replica project was conceived by scientists and engineers of U.S. Department of Energy’s Ames Laboratory. The goal of the project was to build a full-scale, working replica that would resemble the original ABC in appearance and function. Funding was approved in 1995 and the project was completed in 1997. This collection includes photographs, correspondence, budget information, and news clippings that document the construction of the machine, promotional...
Dates: 1949-1999

Dan Staedtler papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RS 21/7/113
Scope and Contents

This collection (1975-1998) contains class notes and laboratory notebooks compiled during Staedtler's time as an undergraduate and graduate student at Iowa State University. This collection also includes one file of biographical information.

Dates: 1975-1998

Wallace C. Caldwell papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RS 11/6/55
Scope and Content This collection (1983-2003) contains correspondence and news clippings regarding John Vincent Atanasoff and the Atanasoff-Berry Computer (ABC) collected by Wallace C. Caldwell. Most of the correspondence is related to Caldwell's efforts to have Atanasoff, along with graduate student Clifford Berry, recognized as the inventor of the digital electronic computer. Of note is correspondence with producers from WGBH in Boston regarding the series "The Machine that Changed the World" which aired in...
Dates: 1983-2003