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Guide to the Paul Perkovic papers
X7907.2017  
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Description
The Paul Perkovic papers range in date from 1967 to 1988 and consist of technical reports, memos, notes, and published manuals. About a third of the collection consists of documentation related to the Harvard University Center for Research in Computing Technology. The papers also hold reports, specifications, and memos related to the Chicago Tribune publishing systems, including materials on newspaper layout systems as well as computer terminal management. The rest of the collection consists of published materials, internal memos, and handbooks from Software House and CompuServe Data Technologies, as well as a small amount of specifications and manuals published by Xerox, Scientific Data Systems, Computer Sciences Corporation, and Digital Equipment Corporation.
Background
Paul Perkovic was a manager and analyst who worked at a number of Silicon Valley companies, including Software House, CompuServe, Informix Software, and Oracle.
Extent
4.5 Linear feet, 3 record cartons and 1 periodical 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.