"The Computer History Archives Project, an independent educational research activity
dedicated to the
Research and Sharing of Vintage Computing Technologies."

You are warmly invited to visit our YouTube channel of over 50
vintage computer related video presentations
from the Giant ENIAC of 1946, to the BINAC of 1949, and up through early UNIVAC, IBM,
RCA, NCR, GE and many other vintage computers.

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Here are a few of our presentations:






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BRl Report on Early Computers 1961 summary (Ed Thelen's site)
A very detailed 1961 survey of over 200 electronic digital computers.
And Ed Thelen's very extensive Computer History Site

The Computer History Museum 
  Located in  Mountain view, California, the world's largest international collection
of computing artifacts encompassing computer hardware, software,
documentation, ephemera, photographs, oral histories, and moving images.


VIP Club - Information Technology Pioneers
Retirees and former employees of Unisys, Lockheed Martin, and their predecessor companies
(including Sperry Rand, Sperry UNIVAC, Burroughs, and others).
Historical articles, Newsletter, Stories, Photos and more.

 
Charles Babbage Institute
The Charles Babbage Institute is an extensive archives and research center
dedicated to preserving the history of information technology and promoting
and conducting research in the field.  Primary support is provided by
the University of Minnesota. 


The Museum of Information Technology at Arlington
Exploring the history of Information Technology and its role in our lives
- in our computers, telephones, and other electronic devices.
A great web site and more.

Their Mission is preserving engineering, communications and computation history.
Visit their extensive website.  Computers, television, Radar and more.

The Rhode Island Computer Museum - RICM
RICM's mission is "procuring and preserving items that relate to computer science
and its history; disseminating knowledge, and encouraging research in
computer science by means of visits, lectures, discussions, and publications.
 
Among other marvels, LibraScope made the LGP-30 computer in 1950's.
This site has many fascinating historical links about the people and places involved
.

Their Vision Statement describes their goals and philosophy of sharing vintage
technology
and interactive approach.

Honeysuckle Creek
https://www.honeysucklecreek.net/
A Tribute to the men and women of
Honeysuckle Creek Tracking Station, Canberra, Australia
The wider Australian involvement in manned and unmanned space exploration & more
.

Part of the Manned Space Flight Network 1967 – 1974
Part of the Deep Space Network 1974 – 1981


A Very Informative Talk on Data Processing Punch Cards
Don Shepherd presents "Do Not Fold, Spindle, or Mutilate".

Don demonstrates an original Plug Board from an IBM 402 Accounting Machine,

and various types of punch cards.   Given at: HHC 2017, HP Handheld Conference,

Sept. 16-17, 2017, Brentwood, TN 
(run time about 36 minutes)

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