[ih] Old IBM manauls

Miles Fidelman 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)?
> Larry

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.

Miles Fidelman

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In practice, there is.   .... Yogi Berra

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