[vcf-midatlantic] Looking for some knowledgeable with the Harvard Mark I

Bill Degnan billdegnan at gmail.com
Fri Oct 9 13:23:46 EDT 2020

I have one of the books published by Harvard that describe the operation of
their Mark 1-4 series accumulators, just attempted to skim it...not easy
stuff.  The book is on display in the cabinet by the door at Kennett Classic

On Fri, Oct 9, 2020 at 12:48 PM W. Bryan Caudle via vcf-midatlantic <
vcf-midatlantic at lists.vcfed.org> wrote:

> Greetings!  I hope everyone here is doing well.  I was contacted recently
> by
> a gentleman from the University of Heidelberg who is doing research on the
> IBM ASCC, otherwise known as Harvard Mark I.  Specifically he is looking
> for
> understanding of its theory of operation and how the accumulators are used
> in calculations.  While I have some general knowledge and there are some
> resources online, he was hoping to connect with someone with more extensive
> knowledge of the machine.  If anyone here would be interested in talking
> with him, please let me know and I will introduce you, and feel free to
> share this with your network(s) if you feel you know someone who might be
> able to help.
> Thanks!

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