Details about IBM's early 'scientific' computers

Jon Elson elson at
Mon Nov 13 21:18:07 CST 2017

On 11/13/2017 01:23 PM, Noel Chiappa via cctalk wrote:
> So, I was trying to find info about the early IBM 709/7090/7094 computers, but
> when I went to what is supposedly the authoritative work on these computers
> (among others):
>    Charles J. Bashe, Lyle R. Johnson, John H. Palmer, Emerson W. Pugh,
>      "IBM's Early Computers", MIT Press, Cambridge, 1986
> I discovered there was very little technical detail about these machines
> there.
Bitsavers has a LOT of technical manuals on the 7090 and 
7094.  I think there are about 16 manuals for the 7094,
even more on the 7090.
See :

Yes, there is very little on the 709.


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