Univac Remington Rand Flowcharting Template

Description
This translucent plastic template has sixteen symbols cut out of it, as well as four indentations along the edges. The top and bottom are marked off in six inch scales which are not subdivided. The symbols are not labeled. A mark at the bottom left reads: UNIVAC. A mark at the bottom right reads: Remington Rand.
The UNIVAC division of Remington Rand was created in 1950. In 1955, Remington Rand merged with Sperry Corporation to form Sperry Rand. The template shows symbols not used at UNIVAC in 1950. It is the earliest presently in the collections.
References:
Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corp., Subsidiary of Remington Rand, Flow Chart Symbols, Philadelphia, 1950.
The Programmer, vol. 3 #2, March-April, 1956, cover. This was a publication of Remington Rand. An image shows this template.
Location
Currently not on view
date made
ca 1955
maker
Remington Rand Univac
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
overall: .2 cm x 17.2 cm x 9.2 cm; 3/32 in x 6 25/32 in x 3 5/8 in
ID Number
1996.3015.02
catalog number
1996.3015.02
nonaccession number
1996.3015
Credit Line
Gift of Joan P. Nichols
subject
Mathematics
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Flowcharting Templates
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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