Circuit Board, Module, Computer, IBM 701


Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

This is a circuit module from an IBM Model 701 electronic data processing machine, one of the first electronic digital computers built by IBM in the early 1950s. Fewer than two dozen were installed, and the majority of these were at aerospace and defense laboratories or facilities.

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum


Credit Line

Gift of the IBM Corporation


metal frame, glass vacuum tubes, wire, solder


3-D: 25.4 x 2.5 x 19.1cm (10 x 1 x 7 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America


INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose

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