New Find! VERY COOL!

From: Joe R. <>
Date: Sat Nov 20 21:15:09 2004

At 07:54 AM 11/20/04 -0800, Sellam wrote:
>On Sat, 20 Nov 2004, Joe R. wrote:
>> Instruction Manual for the Computer Control Company DDP-24 General Purpose Computer, 1964.
>> AMS-C Computer System Manual (Copy #1!) "Supplements the Apollo Mission Simulator System Manual" and "reflects the addition to the AMS system of a DDP-224 Gerneral Purpose Computer", 1965.
>> IBM - Logic Blocks Automated Logic Diagrams SLT, SLD, ASLT, MST, 1971.
>> IBM - Service Manual "Selectric" Typewriter Models 7X1, 7X3, 7X5, 8X2, 8X5, 1972.
>> Repair Operation Manual for the Jaguar Series 3 V.12 'E' type, 1971.
>Nice! The Computer History Museum got a DDP-24 computer several years
>ago. The donor contacted me first but it was a bit out of my league and
>more properly belonged at the Museum. This is because it was used to
>perform simulations for the Apollo missions. After it was retired, it was
>donated to a community college in Florida. The donor ended up with it
>when the college decided they no longer wanted it. He trucked it over
>from Florida when he moved to California. It remained in his garage for
>years until he was about to be foreclosed on. He called me and I then
>got in touch with the CHM. We acted quick and were able to get a truck
>down to Santa Barbara to pick it up. It now rests safely at the Museum.

   Interesting. It's very possible that these manuals were used with that very computer.

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