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  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Title: Joseph Dela Rutledge papers
    Creator: Rutledge, Joseph D., 1928-2016
    Identifier/Call Number: M2235
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear Feet (1 half manuscript box, 1 map folder)
    Date (inclusive): 1951-1958

    Biographical / Historical

    Joseph Dela Rutledge (1928-2016) worked at the Eckert-Mauchly Computer Corporation which later became the UNIVAC division of Remington Rand. While at Reminton Rand, Rutledge was one of the engineers responsible for the development of UNIVAC. He went on to work at IBM from 1958-2003.

    Scope and Contents

    Materials consist of 66 documents of Joseph Dela Rutledge's papers related largely to his work at the Eckhert-Mauchly Computer Corporation and Remington Rand Corporation. Includes printed ephemera (much of it related to UNIVAC), conference papers, discount cards, correspondence, newspaper clippings, notes, blueprints, invoices, a travel expense voucher, and more. The papers show his involvement with the design and engineering of the UNIVAC computer.

    Preferred Citation

    [identification of item], Joseph Dela Rutledge papers (M2235). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California.

    Conditions Governing Access

    Open for research. Note that material must be requested at least 36 hours in advance of intended use.

    Conditions Governing Use

    While Special Collections is the owner of the physical items, permission to examine collection materials is not an authorization to publish. These materials are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study. Any transmission or reproduction beyond that allowed by fair use requires permission from the owners of rights, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/spc/using-collections/permission-publish

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    Purchased by Stanford Libraries in; 2017. Accession MSS 2017-166.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Univac computer -- History
    Computer industry -- United States -- History
    Rutledge, Joseph D., 1928-2016
    Remington Rand, Inc.