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Fairbourn, Alan

Identity Statement

Reference code(s): GB 0096 MS 968
Held at: Senate House Library, University of London
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Full title: Fairbourn, Alan
Date(s): 1960-1969
Level of description: Collection (fonds)
Extent: c 6 folders
Name of creator(s): Fairbourn | Alan | fl 1960-1969 | [computer programmer]
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Administrative/Biographical history:

Alan Fairbourn worked in the University of London Computing Centre in the 1960s.


Scope and content/abstract:

Papers created by Alan Fairbourn relating to his work at the University of London Computing Centre, [1960-1969], including technical drawings and circuit diagrams, manuals and specifications for various computer systems, and performance statistics.

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Conditions governing access:

Access to this collection is unrestricted for the purpose of private study and personal research within the supervised environment and restrictions of the Library's Palaeography Room. Uncatalogued material may not be seen. Please contact the University Archivist for details.

Conditions governing reproduction:

Copies may be made, subject to the condition of the original. Copying must be undertaken by the Palaeography Room staff, who will need a minimum of 24 hours to process requests.

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Archival Information

Archival history:

Immediate source of acquisition:

[The papers were found at King's College London in 1994; they were examined by expert staff at the Science Museum and transferred from there to ULL in 1995.]

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Description Notes

Archivist's note:
Compiled by Sarah Aitchison as part of the RSLP AIM25 Project.

Rules or conventions:
Compiled in compliance with General International Standard Archival Description, ISAD(G), second edition, 2000; National Council on Archives Rules for the Construction of Personal, Place and Corporate Names, 1997.

Date(s) of descriptions:
Feb 2002

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