Title

Computer

Creator or Collector

Control Data

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Photo Credit

Laurel Lamb, Curator, University of Arkansas Museum

Donor

Connel Brown

Object Date

1957

Object Type

Control Data G-15 computer, U of A No. 31218

Date

Spring 5-1-2021

Description

Acquired by Animal Science Dept. in 1957, this is the first computer at University of Arkansas and in the state. Operated and donated by Connel Brown, Animal Science Dept. Computer includes terminal, keyboard, printer, and manuals. Control Data G-15 computer, U of A No. 31218. Large, blue-green cabinet with minimal control board, magnetic tape input, and several large in-and-output terminals. Cabinet opens to reveal numerous vacuum tubes and circuit boards. Keyboard/hard copy output device. Several thick cables and input-output plugs.

Object Housed

University of Arkansas Museum

Object Accession Number

0088-0087-0001

Image Location

 
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