Unpublished Memoranda

Scope and Content

Comprises: 

  • 1, P.T. Wilkinson, The ICNS Project: What is a Network?, 14 October 1970;
  • 2, P.T. Wilkinson, Connection of the Disc File DDP516 to the NPL Network, December 1970;
  • 3, D.L.A. Barber, A European Data Communications Network, n.d.;
  • 4, P.T. Wilkinson, The Organisation of the NPL Data Network, January 1971;
  • 5, Anon., The Installation of the NPL Data Communications Network, March 1971;
  • 6, D.L.A. Barber, K.A. Bartlett and P.T. Wilkinson, NPL Network: Further Development, April 1971;
  • 7, P.T. Wilkinson, Message handling in the NPL Data Network: Preliminary Specification, May 1971;
  • 8, P.T. Wilkinson, Some Thoughts Concerning the ARPA, NPL and PO Networks, October 1971;
  • 9, K.A. Bartlett, NPL Data Communications Network Crash Report October 1971, 4 November 1971;
  • 10, P.T. Wilkinson, Packet Switching Transit Node: Amended Simulation Model, November 1971, November 1971;
  • 11, A.J. Gardner, Modifications in Design of Mark II NPL Data Network, November 1971;
  • 12, A.J. Gardner, Message Control Procedures, December 1971;
  • 13, P.T. Wilkinson, A Note on Congestion Control in Packet Switching Networks, December 1971;
  • 14, D.L.A. Barber, Network Traffic, 9 February 1972;
  • 15, P.T. Wilkinson, Computer Communications Research at the NPL, n.d.;
  • 16, P.T. Wilkinson, Packet Switching Transit Node: Two Alternative Link Control Protocols, 26 July 1972;
  • 17, Anon., System Equipment Manual (extract), Mar 1973;
  • 18, Anon., Brief Guide to the NPL Data Communication Network, 1 May 1973;
  • 19, P.T. Wilkinson, The Network Control Software, 1973;
  • 20, P.T. Wilkinson, Future Work on the MK11 DCN Software, June 1973;
  • 21, P.T. Wilkinson, Status of Work on the DCN Software at 11/12/1973, 11 December 1973;
  • 22, P.T. Wilkinson, Report on a Visit to Baden near Vienna, n.d.;
  • 23, K.A. Bartlett and P.T. Wilkinson, The Effect of a Data Communications Network on a Community of Computer Users, n.d.;
  • 24, W.L. Price, Network Management: Parallels Between Performance and Practice in Packet Switched Data Networks and Telephone Networks, June 1974;
  • 25, P.T. Wilkinson, The Functions and Organisation of the NPL Data Communications Network, 11 March 1975;
  • 26, D.W. Davies, Historical Note on the Early Development of Packet Switching, n.d.;
  • 27, D.L.A. Barber, Costic Comments, n.d.;
  • 28, D.L.A. Barber, A Small Step for Britain; A Giant Step for the Rest, April 1979;
  • 29, D.L.A. Barber, Packet Switched Telecommunications, n.d.;
  • 30, D.W. Davies, A Personal View of the Origins of Packet Switching, COMNET 1985, unpublished manuscript, 1985;
  • 31, D.W. Davies, Transcript of an interview by M.Campbell-Kelly, 17 March 1986.