[ih] Old IBM manauls
mfidelman at meetinghouse.net
Sun Feb 9 12:10:49 PST 2014
Larry Press wrote:
> In looking for the first mention of an account, we have seen quotes
> from IBM manuals on IBSYS, FMS and the 1401 -- that takes me back!
> Is there a repository of old IBM manuals (online or offline)? Could
> the readers of this list collectively create one?
> Note that unit record machine manuals are also of interest -- I'd love
> to see a copy of one they had on functional components of unit record
> machines. (Does anyone have old unit record manuals)?
The Computer History Museum lists a bunch of IBM documents in their
catalog. The ones I clicked on seem to be catalog records for paper copies.
There are also some interesting links off of this page:
http://www.columbia.edu/cu/computinghistory/704.html - that seem to lead
into IBM archives.
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In practice, there is. .... Yogi Berra
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