Counter from a Hollerith Tabulating Machine

Counter from a Hollerith Tabulating Machine

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Description
This counter is like those found in a Hollerith tabulating machine. It has a square, wooden face, a plastic cover, and a metal mechanism. A mark on the front reads: THE HOLLERITH/ ELECTRICTABULATING SYSTEM
The counter was used in the psychology department at Cornell University.
Compare MA.300427.028.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
counter
counter
used by
Cornell University
Physical Description
metal (mechanism material)
wood (framework material)
plastic (cover material)
Measurements
overall: 6.4 cm x 7.8 cm x 6.9 cm; 2 1/2 in x 3 1/16 in x 2 11/16 in
ID Number
MA.300427.027
catalog number
300427.027
accession number
300427
Credit Line
Cornell University Department of Psychology
subject
Mathematics
Psychology
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Medicine and Science: Mathematics
Tabulating Equipment
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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