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"Twenty-Five Years of FORTRAN" (Exhibit, 1957-1982) International Business Machines Corporation Collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: Ms-1983-003

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Pioneer Day was celebrated on June 9, 1982 at the National Computer Conference in honor of the 25th anniversary of the delivery of the first FORTRAN compiler. As part of the celebration IBM created and displayed this exhibit. Contains photographs of FORTRAN pioneers, facsimiles of documents, textual analysis, flow charts, memorabilia, FORTRAN manuals and other publications, and a twelve-minute videotape on the history of FORTRAN starring the members of the original FORTRAN development team: John Backus, Sheldon Best, Richard Goldberg, Lois Mitchell Haibt, Harlan Herrick, Grace Mitchell, Robert Nelson, Roy Nutt, David Sayre, Peter Sheridan, and Irving Ziller.


  • 1982 - 1982



5 Cubic Feet (1 folder; 10 oversize)

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Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections and University Archives, Virginia Tech Repository

Special Collections and University Archives, University Libraries (0434)
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