Circuit Board, Module, Computer, IBM 701

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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

Rights

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Gift of the IBM Corporation

Materials

metal frame, glass vacuum tubes, wire, solder

Dimensions

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

Type

INSTRUMENTS-Computers, General Purpose

Inventory Number

A19870222000

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