Software, Reel of Magnetic Tape for UNIVAC I


Life and Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee (Now a part of American General Life and Accident) used two examples of the UNIVAC I mainframe computer between 1957 and 1970 (serial numbers 24 and 37). In 1970, the company closed its UNIVAC I operation and gave several UNIVAC I components to the Smithsonian. The UNIVAC I used reels of metal magnetic tape for computer input and output. This is one of six such reels received.

Date Made: 1967

Location: Currently not on view

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Credit Line: Life and Casualty Insurance Company of Tennessee

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: CI.333858Catalog Number: 333858Accession Number: 304123Catalog Number: 304123.08

Object Name: Software

Measurements: overall: 20.3 cm x 20.3 cm x 2 cm; 8 in x 8 in x 25/32 in


Record Id: nmah_1275875

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