Mainframe Computer Model, Remington Rand Univac 1103 or 1103A

Mainframe Computer Model, Remington Rand Univac 1103 or 1103A

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Description
This portion of a model of a Univac computer includes four wooden, paper and cloth pieces painted gray, namely:
1. input/output units on desk, including paper tape units and Flexowriter
2. adding machine and other units on desk.
3. Uniservo tape drive
4. another computer peripheral, possibly a card reader
Engineering Research Associates began development of its 1103 in 1949 and introduced the first copy of the machine in 1953, the year after the firm was acquired by Remington Rand.
Reference:
Remington Rand Univac, Univac model 1103A Computer Scientific Programming Manual.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
mainframe computer model
date made
ca 1953
maker
Remington Rand Inc.
Measurements
overall: 9.5 cm x 16.5 cm x 11.5 cm; 3 3/4 in x 6 1/2 in x 4 17/32 in
ID Number
2013.3049.01
nonaccession number
2013.3049
catalog number
2013.3049.01
Credit Line
Gift of Thomas J. Bergin
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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