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Modular One (Mod I), 1969-1971


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This was the P.R.G. computer, supplied by Computer Technology Ltd. (CTL) for Strachey's Science Research Council (S.R.C.) project. The S.R.C. grant was agreed in November 1968 and the machine was delivered in March 1969. Strachey and his team had written a compiler and operating system, using BCPL, and the machine was operating almost at once. This episode is described as follows in 'Getting down to software fundamentals' (included in MS. Eng. misc. b. 248/A.2):


  • Creation: 1969-1971

Language of Materials

  • English

Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. b. 274/C.213-275/C.223

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom