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Guide to the Stanford University, Department of Computer Science, Records
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical note
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0394
    Creator: Stanford University. Computer Science Dept.
    Title: Stanford University, Department of Computer Science, records
    Dates: 1968-2007
    Physical Description: 3.75 Linear feet
    Summary: Reports and memoranda concerning departmental rap sessions, 1968-69; memoranda, reports, diagrams, papers, and other materials, 1976-1981, pertaining to development of the SUN workstation, a network-based personal computer system designed at Stanford University; report on the Department, 1970; listing of personnel (staff, faculty, and students), 1971; files of Carolyn Tajnai, Director of the Stanford Computer Form, pertaining to Silicon Valley history and F. E. Terman, 1963-2007; class materials (syllabi, handouts, exams), 1962-84; reports on research in the department, 1967-69; Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Operating Notes, numbers 1-70 (incomplete set); "The Future of Computer Science at Stanford," by Forsythe, Herriot, and Miller, Feb. 1967; and Robert Floyd "Notes toward a revised formula ALGOL," 1966.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Administrative transfer, 1990-1999

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Stanford University, Department of Computer Science, Records (SC0394). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Associated Materials

    Twenty buttons from the Stanford Computer Forum are classed as AM 2008-013 in the Stanford University Archives Museum Collection.

    Biographical/Historical note

    The Department of Computer Science was established in 1965.

    Description of the Collection

    Reports and memoranda concerning departmental rap sessions, 1968-69; memoranda, reports, diagrams, papers, and other materials, 1976-1981, pertaining to development of the SUN workstation, a network-based personal computer system designed at Stanford University; report on the Department, 1970; listing of personnel (staff, faculty, and students), 1971; files of Carolyn Tajnai, Director of the Stanford Computer Form, pertaining to Silicon Valley history and F. E. Terman, 1963-2007; class materials (syllabi, handouts, exams), 1962-84; reports on research in the department, 1967-69; Stanford Artificial Intelligence Laboratory Operating Notes, numbers 1-70 (incomplete set); "The Future of Computer Science at Stanford," by Forsythe, Herriot, and Miller, Feb. 1967; and Robert Floyd "Notes toward a revised formula ALGOL," 1966.

    Access Terms

    Floyd, Robert W.
    Forsythe, George E. (George Elmer), 1917-
    Stanford University. Computer Science Dept.
    Tajnai, Carolyn.
    Computer networks.
    Ethernet (Local area network system).
    Microcomputer workstations.