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Object Name: IBM ASCC-Mark I card weight, paper guide, two multiprong relays
Date: circa 1944
Inventory Number: 1997-1-0963d
Classification: Computer Part
User: United States Navy
founded 1775
User: Harvard Computation Laboratory
founded 1944
Maker: Howard H. Aiken
1900 - 1973
Maker: Clair D. Lake
1888 - 1958
Maker: Frank E. Hamilton
1898 - 1972
Maker: Benjamin M. Durfee
1897 - 1980
Maker: Robert V. D. Campbell
born 1916
User: Richard M. Bloch
1922 - 2000
User: Grace Murray Hopper
1906 - 1992
Cultural Region: United States
City of Origin: Endicott
Dimensions: storage group: 11 x 27.5 x 10.5 cm (4 5/16 x 10 13/16 x 4 1/8 in.)
Materials: metal
Description: Miscellaneous parts of Mark I: a guide for the paper tape, 2 relays, and a card weight.
Signed: unsigned
Curatorial Remarks: Two relays came off in transit.
Published References: Online exhibit about the ASCC produced by the IBM corporate archives.
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