Library of Congress Punch Card

Library of Congress Punch Card

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The late 1960s and early 1970s were a time of rapid change in processes for cataloging and circulating books at the U.S. Library of Congress. Computers were introduced for preparing cataloging records for libraries across the nation, and for tracking and distributing books sent out on interlibrary loan.This is one card used in the process. It relates to a volume entitled Western Electric Co Info Care 1A Audiometer that had call number RF151 W21. It was checked out on 12-12-72 to borrower OS500. A mark on the bottom edge of the card reads: HP/ECC-1294-0.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Punch Card
date made
1972
maker
Library of Congress
place made
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
Measurements
overall:.1 cm x 18.8 cm x 8.3 cm; 1/32 in x 7 13/32 in x 3 9/32 in
ID Number
2002.3058.04
nonaccession number
2002.3058
catalog number
2002.3058.04
subject
Mathematics
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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