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Mary Coombs shares her story

Interviewee: Mary Coombs (née Blood) DOB: 1929
Interviewer: Google
Date of Interview: 21.11.2011
Role in LEO: Programmer
Joined LEO: 1953

Abstract: Google interviewed and filmed a number of old LEO employees including Mary Coombs as part of the celebration at the Science Museum of the 60th anniversary of the roll out of the first business application on the LEO I computer. Narrated by Georgina Ferry.

Please Note: This item is not in our collection and is included here for signposting purposes only.

Other references to Mary Coombs include:
  • Douglas, Ian (2013-09-11) - "Bletchley Park celebrates women in computing" External Link : Click Here >>>
  • Google Arts & Culture, Google Cultural Institute - "Women in Computing: a British Perspective" External Link : Click Here >>>
  • Diversity in HPC - "Mary Coombs" External Link : Click Here >>>
  • BBC News - "Museum celebrates women in computing" External Link : Click Here >>>

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