Correspondence

Scope and Content

  • NAHC/HIG/B1 Personal/Biographical, c 1931-1954
  • NAHC/HIG/B2 Input/Output Miscellany, 1956
  • NAHC/HIG/B3 Correspondence re. Higman's participation in the NATO Advisory Group for Aeronautical Research and Development (AGARD) Avionics Panel, Aachen, Germany, September 1956
  • NAHC/HIG/B4 Correspondence re. EL DRACO, 1958-1959
  • NAHC/HIG/B5 Correspondence re. a patent application on "Improved Output Device for Integrated Data Processing", 1959 (also contains draft reports, drawings and data sheets).
  • NAHC/HIG/B6 Correspondence re. "Prospectuses", miscellanea including letters, drawings, and various papers, 1961-1964
  • NAHC/HIG/B7 Correspondence and Minutes of Meeting re. the "GEC Visitors" committee. This was a group within GEC involved in voluntary work such as visiting of the convalescent home children's ward nearby Stanmore. Higman was chairman of the committee between 1958 and 1963.
  • NAHC/HIG/B8 Correspondence re. Electronic Computer Panel, 1961.
  • NAHC/HIG/B9 Corr. with G. M. Blunt, of the Society of British Aircraft Constructors Ltd.
  • NAHC/HIG/B10 G. B. Sewards, A New Numerical Method for Solving the Linear Heat Flow Equation, July 1961, A.W.A/Ar. Tech. Memo R. 104
  • NAHC/HIG/B11 J. Stafford, Calculations of the amount of propellants required for Black Night, 6th February 1961, Westland Aircraft Ltd.
  • NAHC/HIG/B12 Correspondence re. Algol Translator (also containing a report and handwritten comments on random number generation) [see also GEC report 166], 1963-1964
  • NAHC/HIG/B13 Miscellaneous on Algol Procedures, 1961-1964
  • NAHC/HIG/B14 Algol, System Programming Notes, handwritten, 1965-1969
  • NAHC/HIG/B15 Algol, Speech (correspondence and notes) at the British Computer Society, 1968
  • NAHC/HIG/B16 Algol - LXX, Correspondence, 1969 (with a copy of Higman's paper on the subject).
  • NAHC/HIG/B17 Correspondence with Mrs M. Barritt, Mathematics Department, RAE, Farnborough and others re. meetings to discuss Computations Syllabus, 1963-1964.
  • NAHC/HIG/B18 Teaching and Training Committee Working Party on Basic Course Syllabus and Examination, ICS, London University, 1967-1970.
  • NAHC/HIG/B19 Correspondence with Janet Liebster, Associate Editor of the Hamlyn Group commissioning the work for the "Dictionary of Computer Terms," 1969.
  • NAHC/HIG/B20 Correspondence with Dr. P. W. Harvey, Consultant Pathologist at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary re. a coding scheme for doctors, 1970.
  • NAHC/HIG/B21 Correspondence re. the compilation of a Computer Archive of Modern English Texts at Lancaster, ca 1970.
  • NAHC/HIG/B22 Correspondence re. the use of computers as an aid to linguistic and literary analysis, ca 1971 (includes reports and papers of the Literary and Linguistic Studies Department at the University of Manchester Regional Computer Centre, UMIST).
  • NAHC/HIG/B23 General Correspondence, University of Lancaster, 1971-1972.
  • NAHC/HIG/B24 Departmental Teaching and Course Programmes at DCS. University of Lancaster, 1971-1973.
  • NAHC/HIG/B25 Correspondence with R. J. Hudsen, School of Computing Science, University of East Anglia on "strings", 1973.
  • NAHC/HIG/B26 Correspondence with Editor on Higman's book "Foundation Course in Computer Science, 1975.