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'The Future of Computers in Great Britain', 1965

MS. Eng. misc. b. 290/F.28
Held at the Weston Library

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Several manuscript drafts of a paper prepared by Strachey for B.V. Bowden, January 1965, on the use of small computers for teaching purposes in schools.

Folder also includes a copy of 'Tentative Plan for a National Computer Authority' by S. Gill, September 1964, sent to Strachey for information; correspondence with Bowden and C.P. Snow; correspondence and information regarding Digital Equipment Corporation to whom Strachey had written for information regarding their PDP 8 Computer and its suitability for teaching purposes; copy of 'The Government, The Computer Industry and Computer Technology in the United Kingdom', by W.S. Elliott, 16 February 1965. (Section 5: Computers and Computer Courses for Schools and Colleges draws on Strachey's papers 'The Computer Industry', June 1964 and the paper prepared for Lord Bowden above.)


  • Creation: 1965


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 290/F.28

Former reference:

CSAC 71.1.80/F.28

Repository Details

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