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'Computer SubCo', 1959

MS. Eng. misc. b. 264/C.99
Held at the Weston Library

  • Request
  1. Mainly Committee papers of the National Research Development Corporation Sub-committee on Electronic Computers, September 1958-March 1959, bearing on discussions regarding high speed computers, National Research Development Corporation support for and relations with various UK and other computer manufacturers.
  2. Strachey was a member of the Sub-committee until he and Lord Halsbury left the National Research Development Corporation in March 1959.
  3. In addition, the folder includes memoranda from Strachey on 'Possible Development from the Emidec 2400' (December 1958), 'EMI and Ferranti Proposals for a High Speed Computer' (February 1959), and Lord Halsbury's 'Swan Song' on proposals by E.M.I. and Ferranti (March 1959).


  • Creation: 1959


1 file

Language of Materials

  • English


MS. Eng. misc. b. 264/C.99

Former reference:

CSAC 71.1.80/C.99

Repository Details

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Weston Library
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