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January 30, 2009

Calvin Mooers finding aid

I am pleased to announce that the most recent addition to the papers of Calvin Mooers has been processed and a description added to the finding aid. It is organized into series by accession (each individual addition to the collection), so the recently added portions are down at the bottom.

ACM History Committee

Congratulations to CBI director Tom Misa, who has joined the ACM History Committee, a committee of the Association for Computing Machinery responsible for preserving the history of ACM and the history of computing. See the press release here!

CBI Project Archivist Loralee Bloom and student assistant Valerie MacDonald are currently processing the historical records of ACM, which will be available to the public for research later this year. Please email me with any questions on its status or on research at CBI in general.

January 5, 2009

International Space Archives

Those of you with an interest in computers and space exploration may be interested in this new site from Image Fortress. Called the International Space Archives, it contains images and videos from space exploration, from a variety of sources. Content will continue to be added.