Minutes of the LEO Management Meeting, 10th July 1959.
Research comments: Refers to machines LEO II/6 (Ministry of Pensions & National Insurance), LEO II/3 (Stewarts & Lloyds)
Refers to people Mr Barnes (Tony barnes), Anthony Salmon, John Simmons, John Pinkerton, Mr Scott, Neil Salmon, Mann, Handley
Refers to companies ICT, Stewarts & Lloyds, Ministry of Pensions & National Insurance, Ampex, Potter, Bristol University, Colonial Sugar Company (Australia), Telemeter Magnetics.
Refers to Ferranti drum cabinets (as regards cooling), Bull Printer, Hollerith printers
Refers to marginal testing, maintenance contracts and to the Document Reader project.
John Simmons is minuted as having stated that "with the prospect of larger and larger electronic stores there would be no case for magnetic cards in the future".
Minutes also refer to the idea of giving lectures at Bristol University to "promote interest in the use of computers for management purposes".
Also mentions magnetic core storage. (LM)
Date : 10th July 1959
Physical Description : 1 item (2 pages), paper; typescript
Collected by Peter Bird.
Archive References : CMLEO/PB/CM/1/19590710
, PJB/1/1 (PJB v1)
This exhibit has a reference ID of CH54923. Please quote this reference ID in any communication with the Centre for Computing History.
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