- 1943-1987 (Creation)
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Photographs document various computers operating in the University of Toronto Computation Centre from 1948 to the 1970s. Includes photos of the UTEC being developed in the late 1940s, the FERUT, the first electronic computer purchased in the world in 1952, the IBM 650 acquired in 1958 and the IBM 7090 acquired in 1962. Many of these photographs contain images of staff of Computation Centre including Joseph Kates, Beatrice (Trixie) Worsley, Don Meisner, H. Stein, and W.H.Watson. There is one formal portrait of the Computation Centre staff taken in May 1959.
There are also portraits of Professor Gotlieb over a 40 year period as well as photos of conferences he attended.
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