William Renwick: Papers and Correspondence

Scope and Content

The papers are not extensive, relating essentially to the development of the EDSAC computer, 1947-1949, and include framed photographs of the machine and of its first printout in 1947.

Access Information

Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).

Acquisition Information

The material was received from Mrs. J.K.M. Renwick via Plessey Controls Limited and through the good offices of Professor M.V. Wilkes, FRS. The published material in Section C was made available by the Plessey Library, Poole.

Other Finding Aids

This is an abbreviated record. A full online catalogue, created by NCUACS, is available on the National Archives website athttp://tinyurl.com/williamrenwick

A catalogue of the collection can be found on ArchiveSearch.