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Symposium on Computer Science, 1968-1972

MS. Eng. misc. b. 298/H.22
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Symposium held at Girton College, Cambridge, 8-12 August 1969. Strachey gave a talk 'Is Computing Science?' which was later published in the Bulletin of the Institute of Mathematics and its Applications, 1970.


  1. Correspondence regarding the organisation of the Symposium and publication of its proceedings.
  2. Several versions of Strachey's talk.
  3. Manuscript notes, 6 pages.
  4. Typed transcript, 11 pages.
  5. Manuscript notes for revision for publication, 1 page.
  6. Annotated typescript (8 pages + 1-page manuscript table).
  7. Final typescript, 10 pages.
  8. Photocopy of the published version (1970) with later revisions (October 1972) to a table of subjects for inclusion in computing courses graded according to relevance and to state of development.


  • Creation: 1968-1972


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 298/H.22

Former reference:

CSAC 71.1.80/H.22

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom