Computing Service Center Records, 1960-1974  PDF

Overview of the Collection

Computing Service Center Records
1960-1974 (inclusive)
approximate 5 items, ( .25 linear feet), ( 1 containers)
Collection Number
Archives 175
The records consist of various reports sent to the National Science Foundation from the Computing Center during the years 1960 through 1974.
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
Telephone: 509-335-6691
Access Restrictions

The Collection is open for research use.

Funding for encoding this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Endowment for the Humanities.

Historical NoteReturn to Top

The Computing Center was established in 1956. The three-fold purpose of the Center was to aid in research, be of service to other research investigators, and educational use. The Computing Center was organized under a Director and a Computing Center Advisory Committee. In 1973 the Computing Center became a part of Systems and Computing but its organizational structure remained the same. In 1979 the Center was renamed the Computing Service Center organized under a Director and Assistant Director.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top

Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
1 1 A Proposal to The National Science Foundation and The Atomic Energy Commission
1 item
1 2 Proposal For A Graduate Science Facilities Grant
1 item
1 3 Newspaper Clipping on New Computer
1 item
1 4 First Annual Report to The National Science Foundation
1 item
1 5 1971-1974 Final Report
1 item

Names and SubjectsReturn to Top

  • Subject Terms :
  • Universities and colleges--Data processing--Washington (State)--Pullman--Archives
  • Corporate Names :
  • Washington State University. Computing Service Center--Archives (creator)
  • Washington State University. Computing Service Center--Records and correspondence
  • Washington State University. Libraries--History--Archives
  • Washington State University--Information resources management--History--Archives
  • Washington State University--Information technology--History--Archives
  • Other Creators :
    • Corporate Names :
    • National Science Foundation (U.S.)--Archives (creator)
    • State College of Washington. Computing Service Center. (creator)
    • Washington State University. Office of Systems and Computing. Computer Service Center. (creator)