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.
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.
65.92 Linear feet,
49 record cartons, 1 manuscript box, 2 oversize flat boxes, and 1 small flat box
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