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Guide to the Adele Goldberg papers
X5774.2010  
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Description
The Adele Goldberg papers consist of Goldberg’s working files related to the development and licensing of Smalltalk, a programming language she co-developed at Xerox PARC, plus periodicals, books, manuals, conference material, and reports related to object-oriented programming and other computer science topics Goldberg was interested or involved in. The collection also contains videotapes of some of Goldberg’s public talks. Records date from 1973 to 2010, with the bulk of material from 1973 to 1998.
Background
Adele Goldberg was born July 7, 1945, in Cleveland, Ohio. She received a BA in mathematics from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor and a master’s in information science from the University of Chicago. In 1969, Goldberg began studying for her PhD in information science at Stanford University as a visiting University of Chicago student; she then became a research associate at Stanford while working on her dissertation. She earned her PhD from the University of Chicago in 1973.
Extent
15.209 Linear feet, 12 record cartons, 1 half manuscript box
Restrictions
The Computer History Museum (CHM) can only claim physical ownership of the collection. Users are responsible for satisfying any claims of the copyright holder. Requests for copying and permission to publish, quote, or reproduce any portion of the Computer History Museum’s collection must be obtained jointly from both the copyright holder (if applicable) and the Computer History Museum.
Availability
The collection is open for research.