Oral history interview with H. Dick Clover

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Oral history interview with H. Dick Clover

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Charles Babbage Institute


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After briefly discussing his early life and education, Clover focuses on his work with Engineering Research Associates (ERA). Topics include: the work of C. B. Tompkins; Clover's association with Communication Supplementary Activities-Washington (CSAW); the relationship between CSAW and ERA; the formation of ERA; the roles of Howard Engstrom, Ralph Meader, John Parker, and John Howard in ERA; research on magnetic drums and disks; the relationship between Northwestern Aeronautical Corporation and ERA; and Clover's administrative work with the Navy contracts at ERA. Clover concludes the interview with a brief description of ERA under Remington Rand and Sperry Rand.


Transcript, 66 pp.

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H. Dick Clover, OH 113. Oral history interview by Arthur L. Norberg, 5 June 1986, Bloomington, Minnesota. Charles Babbage Institute, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis. http://purl.umn.edu/107219

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Clover, H. Dick. (1986). Oral history interview with H. Dick Clover. Retrieved from the University Digital Conservancy, https://hdl.handle.net/11299/107219.

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