Oral history interview with Stephen W. Dunwell

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Oral history interview with Stephen W. Dunwell

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Charles Babbage Institute


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Dunwell describes the development of data processing equipment at International Business Machines in the mid-twentieth century. He discusses early data processing and cryptanalytic equipment before focusing on the development of computers following World War II. In this context, he describes IBM's Poughkeepsie Laboratory, John von Neumann's contributions as an IBM consultant, and the IBM 701 and STRETCH (7030) computers.


Transcript, 30 pp. Audio file available at http://purl.umn.edu/95561

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Steve Dunwell, OH 153. Oral history interview by William Aspray, 13 February 1989, Poughkeepsie, New York. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107272

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Dunwell, Steve, 1913-1994. (1989). Oral history interview with Stephen W. Dunwell. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/107272.

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