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D.S.I.R. - Research Grants Committee, 1963-1965

MS. Eng. misc. b. 286/E.32
Held at the Weston Library

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Strachey was appointed to the newly-constituted Computing Science Sub-committee of the above in October 1963. The Chairman was Lord Halsbury.

Letter of appointment and brief correspondence regarding the first meeting of the Sub-committee on 18 November 1963.

Committee papers on support for computer research, heavily annotated by Strachey, who describes one as 'a quite deplorable paper calculated to put irrelevant bureaucratic difficulties in the way of anyone trying to start anything interesting in computer research. It should be resisted'. Various dates November 1963-March 1965.


  • Creation: 1963-1965


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 286/E.32

Former reference:

CSAC 71.1.80/E.32

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