Computercraft Ltd

Scope and Content

Documents relating to Computercraft Ltd between 1990 and 2002. Collection includes: personnel materials, academic articles, brochures and training guides relating to First Point softmare.

Administrative / Biographical History

Established by six university friends in 1979, Computercraft Ltd was a computer consultancy, training and programming worker co-operative based at Pentonville Road, London. As database specialists, the company established First Point, a contact management system which generated 70% of company income. The database was primarily aimed at voluntary organisations in the UK. The company as it was dissolved in 2002, and now operates as Computercraft Consulting Ltd.

Access Information

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Acquisition Information

In October 2017, the National Co-operative Archive published a call-out for historic materials within the wider worker co-op community for Working Together , an Heritage Lottery Funded project seeking to record and preserve the heritage of the worker co-operative moment.This material was deposited in response to this call out.

Archivist's Note

Description compiled by Kat Broomfield, archive volunteer. January 2018.


No accruals expected

Related Material

Materials support oral history interview with Rory Ridley-Duff, Computercraft employee. Recording of interview held at National Co-operative Archive.

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