GILL, Stanley Professor (1926-1975)

Archive Collection

Scope and Content

Papers of Professor Stanley Gill, 1964-1971, created as Director of the Centre for Computing and Automation (Imperial College), comprising files notably relating to IBM, 1964-1969; Centre for Computing and Automation accommodation, 1966-1969, finance, 1966-1969, Computer Technology Group meetings, 1966-1969, computer systems, equipment, 1964-1969; Science Research Council correspondence and committee papers, 1964-1969; papers relating to the Computer Laboratory Systems Project (CLASP), 1964-1969; companies and Educational institutions, 1964-1969; Parliamentary Select Committee on Science and Technology, 1969-1971; Inter university committee on computing, 1964-1969.

Administrative / Biographical History

Born, 1926; educated, Worthing High School, 1935-1943; St John's College, Cambridge, 1943-1945, 1948-1949; Assistant Experimental Officer, National Physics Laboratory, 1946-1948; Research student, University Mathematical Laboratory, Cambridge, 1949-1953; Fellow of St John's College, Cambridge, 1952-1955; Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Illinois, USA; Computer Department of Ferranti Ltd, 1955-1964; part-time Professor of Automatic Data Processing, University of Manchester and ICT Ltd, 1963-1964; Professor of Computing Science and Director, Centre for Computing and Automation, Imperial College, 1964-1970; Consultant to International Computers Limited, 1964-1965, 1968-1970; Consultant to the Ministry of Technology, 1966-1969; President, British Computer Society, 1967-1968; Director of various companies in the Miles Roman Group, 1970-1971; Senior Consultant, PA International Management Consultants Limited, 1972-1975; died, 1975.

Conditions Governing Access

Researchers wishing to consult the Archives should first contact the College Archivist, Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2AZ, for an appointment.

Acquisition Information

The papers were transferred to the College Archives from the Department of Computing and Control.

Other Finding Aids

A catalogue is available in the reading room of the College Archives.

Separated Material

Correspondence and papers, 1947-1975, held at the Science Museum Library.

Conditions Governing Use

A photocopying service is available at the discretion of the Archivist. Photocopies are supplied for research use only. Requests to publish original material should be submitted to the Archivist.

Related Material

Records of the Computer Unit and Department of Computing and Control (KCU), held at Imperial College.