Computer Software, Punched Paper Tapes for a Digital Equipment Corporation Computer

Computer Software, Punched Paper Tapes for a Digital Equipment Corporation Computer

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These folded punched paper tapes are n a plastic tray with eight compartments. The tapes are marked as follows:
1. in compartment A - PDP, 2C, and DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION PROGRAMMED DATA PROCESSOR. It has a (loose) label marked: Digital-1-8A-S-MG 6/63 (/) EXTENDED OPERATIONS AND MACROS. A second tape in this compartment is marked: PDP, 2C, and DIGITAL EQUIPMENT CORPORATION PROGRAMMED DATA PROCESSOR. It has a (loose) label marked: Digital-1-25-U-MB 10/23/63 (/) MASTER TAPE DUPLICATOR
2. in compartment B - Friden Business Systems - Tape-Talk, X Good Space War. Also marked in punches: SPACEWAR 3.1 24 SEP 62 PT. 1
3, in compartment C - MACRO ASSEM. PARTS 1 & 2 (/) (with OPS AND MACROS) 27-5-68 - A second tape in the compartment is marked Octal Dump Routine
4. in compartment D - GOSSALS MAG. TAPE TEST (/) 1+2 D. FELTY - also marked 9-H - in punches, marked GOSSELS MAG TAPE TEST 1-2 - paper tape also marked in marker 9-H - A second tape in the compartment is marked GOSSELS' Mag Tape Test 1 & 2 Ray (/) 4/13/64
5. in compartment E - SNOWFLAKE SA-100
6. in compartment F - Magtape Routines H A F B 1-10. Also marked 18A
7. in compartment G - HAFB-PDP-1 TV 7 12 sept 66
8. in compartment H - 11A BINARY - also marked 17G
Hence there are a total of 11 tapes in the eight compartments. The side of the plastic holder has a tag that reads: TRAY 301. Draft cataloging describes the tapes as MAC-16 software tapes.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Computer Software
minicomputer software
date made
1962-1968
maker
Digital Equipment Corporation
Physical Description
paper (overall material)
plastic (overall material)
Measurements
average spatial: 22.8 cm x 30.4 cm x 25 cm; 9 in x 11 15/16 in x 9 13/16 in
ID Number
1989.0521.04
catalog number
1989.0521.04
accession number
1989.0521
Credit Line
Gift of Digital Equipment Corporation
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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