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Guide to the George A. Michael papers
X4269.2008  
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Description
The George A. Michael papers consist of material related to the growth of the supercomputing industry and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory's (LLNL) computing activities while Michael worked there as a computational scientist from 1953 to 1991. The collection reflects Michael's key role in the advancement of supercomputing inside and outside of LLNL, with reports, manuals, articles, and records related to conferences and projects from LLNL, Los Alamos National Laboratory, and other computing companies and organizations. His personal projects are also represented.
Background
George Anthony Michael was born February 16, 1926, in Buffalo, New York. He first attended the University of Niagara in Niagara Falls, New York, and then moved across the country to attend the University of San Francisco, where he earned a degree in physics in 1952. The following year, Michael went to work as a theoretical physicist for Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) in Livermore, California, known then as the University of California Radiation Laboratory. Michael spent the majority of his career at LLNL.
Extent
65.92 Linear feet, 49 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, 2 oversize flat boxes, and 1 small flat 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.