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Dartmouth College. Computing Services

 

Biography

The Dartmouth Computing Services began in 1940 with a teletype console in McNutt Hall where George Stibiz demonstrated the first remote access to a digital computer using standard phone lines. For the next 40 years, Dartmouth computing was in the forefront of comupter development, installing the first computer in 1959 and in the early 1960s, developing a Time Sharing System, the first in the country and a computer language, BASIC to run it. In the forefront of these developments were mathematician and later Dartmouth College president John Kemeny and mathematician Thomas Kurtz.

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Dartmouth College, Computing Services records

DA-181
 Collection
Identifier: DA-181
Scope and Contents The collection contains the records of Dartmouth College Computing Services, including general subject files and those of Vice President James Poage, Director Thomas Kurtz, Director John Stewart McGeachies, Assistant Director Robert Roe Costello, Associate Director Robert Hargraves, Director of Technical Services William M.P. "Punch" Taylor, and Director William Y. Arms. In addition, the collection contains publications, material on FETCH licences, meeting minutes, correspondence,...

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DA-181: Dartmouth College, Computing Services records
 Series
Identifier: 29575
Scope and Contents The collection contains the records of Dartmouth College Computing Services, including general subject files and those of Vice President James Poage, Director Thomas Kurtz, Director John Stewart McGeachies, Assistant Director Robert Roe Costello, Associate Director Robert Hargraves, Director of Technical Services William M.P. "Punch" Taylor, and Director William Y. Arms. In addition, the collection contains publications, material on FETCH licences, meeting minutes, correspondence,...

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