Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division

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A selection of items from a collection that documents Sperry's UNIVAC Division and predecessor organizations including the Remington Typewriter Company, the Rand Kardex Company, and the Sperry Gyroscope Company. The content of the digital collection primarily includes product images of computers from the 1950s to 1970s. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the finding aid.

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19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Perspective on the Japanese Information Processing Technology'
Presentation by employee of Nippon Univac Kaisha, LTD. (on behalf of employer Kazuo Tomita, Executive Managing Director, Nippon Univac Kaisha, LTD.). Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. 00:02:07:00 crash record on original tape. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Hue shift around 00:37:32:00 on original tape. Some slight video level clipping around 00:30:50:00 when lights come up., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Evolution from 16 to 32 Bit Minicomputers'
Presentation by Donald C. Loomis, Minicomputers Corporation, Irvine. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Design Overview of the Series 1100 Interactive Processing Facility'
Presentation by Elaine G. Stuber, Senior Programmer, explaining the IPF 1100, goals, end user view and internal design. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Chroma smearing beginning around 00:11:50:00 throughout length of shot. Around 00:19:28:00 black level is reduced on original tape., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Spanning the New 1100 Computer Line with a Common I/O Design'
Presentation by G.E. Olson and B.C. Todd. Olson discusses the systems Chaparral, Condor, Capricorn, Centurion and Cirrus. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Multiple visual glitches throughout. Hue shift around 00:05:24:00. Second camera on presenter has lower black levels. Program ends abruptly., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'ADA-The Eve of the Revolution'
Presentation by Dr. Joe Cross DSD on ADA, military programming language. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'S-3 Processor Design'
Presentation by W. J. Purcell, Staff Engineer. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'The 1100/60 Attached Processor' and 'The 1100/60 Attached Processor Control System'
Presentation by F. Linheim, Engineering; 'The 1100/60 Attached Processor' and Raymond W. Johnston, Engineering; 'The 1100/60 Attached Processor Control System'. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Intermittent chroma shift on original tape around 00:19:55:00. Low video levels for second speaker., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Design Methodology for Testable VLSI'
Presentation by C. H. Chen, Research on VLSI or Very Large Scale Integration. Covering VLSI design and testing. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Minicomputer Software Development on a Large Scale System'
Presentation by C.J. Griep, MCO Irvine. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Heavy dropout around 00:30:51:00 on original tape., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'VHSIC Standard Interconnect - Trading Cheap Gates for Scarce Pins in VLSI Technologies'
Presentation by D.B. Bennett, VLSI/VHSIC Development, Defense Systems Division. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'The New Generation TTL'
Presentation by E. J. Crossen, Technology Applications on Transistor, Transistor Logic (TTL). Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Low black level while lights are low on speaker., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Local (Voice, Data, Video) Networks'
Presentation by J. Nelson, on Local Network, Bus and Ethernet Systems. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Jittery video during opening text. Low black level in beginning shot of presenter on original tape. Frame bump around 00:36:00:00., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Chaparral's High Density Logic Boards'
Presentation by Jim H. Rogneby, Professional Consultant/Supervisor of Equipment Engineering and Documentation Group, Roseville, on the requirements and tradeoffs of the Chaparral computer logic board (paper co-authored by Richard A. Zoya). Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Precision Locks'
Presentation by John R. Jordan, System Design on Precision Locks within databases. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Jittery video during opening text. Volume is raised on original tape around 00:07:42:00:00., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Instrument Selection and Integration'
Presentation by Ken Sangren, Metrology Consultant on guidelines in selection and integration for IEEE 488 Bus system test equipment. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Jittery video during opening text., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - '90/80 Virtual Accelerator Module'
Presentation by Arlen Stone, Section Manager (in charge of Microcoding the Virtual Accelerator Module and the 1100/60 Attached Virtual Processor) on Microcoding of Supervising Operations to improve Performance or Super-OPS. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. At 00:16:25:00 heavy dropout. Color change on original tape around 00:25:50:00., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Software Ergonomics'
Presentation by M.L. Schneider, Computer Scientist, on developing user interfaces with the user in mind. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Black level adjusted on original tape around 00:02:05:00., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Satellite Communications: System Software Considerations'
Presentation by Richard Gregersen, (Principal Systems Programmer, on technical issues, historical backgrounds and transmission techniques of communications satellites. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Black level adjusted on original tape around 00:02:05:00., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Patterns of User-Computer Interaction: Implications for terminal architecture'
Presentation by R.M. Strong, on Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Heavy dropout during opening slide and before video starts. Video distortion on original tape around 00:19:55:00., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'The Manufacture of Precision Circuit Boards in a High Volume Environment'
Presentation by R.W. Clay, on the production of circuit boards and the need for automation. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Audio pops throughout on original tape., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'SIMCON-A Multi-Level Simulator Control Language'
Presentation by S.C. Vetier MSD, RDC, on Simulation and Computer Aided Design. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Heavy dropout during opening slide and before video starts., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Proposed Memory Management Techniques for Sperry Univac 1100 Series Systems'
Presentation by Surenda Trivedi, on Memory Management for 1100 series. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Heavy dropout during opening slide and before video starts. Low video level on presenter throughout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'Macrocell Array Custom IC's For Sperry UNIVAC Products'
Presentation by Tom Pogemiller, Semiconductor Division describes four areas, Macrocell Array technology, Jaguar communications processor, chips for Jaguar and the future of the Macrocell Array approach. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes bars/tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Heavy dropout around 00:01:23:00., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
19th Annual Sperry Univac Spring Technical Symposium - 'High Performance CMOS Gate Array'
Presentation by Walter W. Heikkila, MOS Circuit Design, Semiconductor Division on CMOS, a semiconductor technology. Short question and answer session at the end of presentation., Includes tone. Original tape audio is Channel 2 mono. Dropout throughout and head switching noise., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807
Artificial Intelligence: Techniques, Languages and Applications Tape 1
Slide presentation with Roger M. Firestone., Around 00:01:29:00 and 00:19:48 there is some audio distortion. Occasional audio popping on original tape. Dropout throughout and head switching noise. Low video levels throughout., [Description and dates], Hagley ID, Box/folder number, Sperry Corporation, UNIVAC Division photographs and audiovisual materials (Accession 1985.261), Audiovisual Collections and Digital Initiatives Department, Hagley Museum and Library, Wilmington, DE 19807

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