Assoc. for Computing Machinery, NY 1971, 52 pages, illus. photographs.
Condition: Very Good, 17x9.5 tall cardstock covers, blue with sepia-toned onion-skin-like dustjacket, plus the tri-fold accompanying folder; clean and sound binding and unmarked pages.
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Item DescriptionFolder included is A Progress of Computation illustrated with black and white photographs and text. Celebration of computing technology -- 'The year 1971 marks many anniversaries in the history of information-handling and control -- from the centennial of the death of Charles Babbage to the quarter century since ENIAC...
Text includes a biography of Grace Hopper; Electronic Computers - a historical survey (includes bibliography); a chronology of Software developments, and excerpts of articles from the New York Times and The London News; and more.