Documentation, A History of the Automatic Digital Network (AUTODIN) 1958-1993 (and Beyond)

A white binder containing a draft manuscript of the History of the Automatic Digital Network (AUTODIN). The draft was written in 1993, but it was last accessed/printed around November 2000. Over 300 pages are included and a table of contents was included as well as an incomplete index.
AUTODIN was the Department of Defense's first computerized message switching system and was implemented in stages in the 1960s. It contained a set of numerous AUTODIN Switching Centers around the world. AUTODIN faciliated the Department of Defense communications needs over the years.
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paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
overall: 11 1/2 in x 12 1/4 in x 3 3/4 in; 29.21 cm x 31.115 cm x 9.525 cm
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Gift of Data System Analytics Inc.
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National Museum of American History