In this phase of the cataloguing, we are focussing on the extensive photo collection of Peter Bird.
Peter Bird's photographs
Lyons and LEO historian Peter Bird (1934-2017) gathered a significant collection of research material in preparation for his book LEO - The First Business Computer (1994). This includes a large number of photographs - since our last update, we have added the following to our online catalogue:
Photographs of LEO I have formed a core part of the research for the virtual reality part of our project - have a closer look at the photos and what they can tell us about the first installation of LEO at Cadby Hall via the LEOvr interactive here: http://www.computinghistory.org.uk/leodev/photos/
Find out more about our Heritage Lottery-funded LEO project here: Welcome to LEO
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