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Professor Brian Randell Collection
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Photographs relating to ' The Colossus'

Photographs relating to article by Professor Randell on The Colossus, included in A History of Computing in the Twentieth Century, editors J Howlett, G-C Rota, Academic Press, New York, 1980. The photographs were all found in an envelope marked "Colossus Photographs" (except for BR/3/21/1/9 and 10).

Professor Brian Randell Collection

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  • Archive Collection
  • c. 1950 - 2009

Consists of papers relating to Professor Randell's professional and academic associations throughout his career.

Randell, Brian, b.1936, Professor of Computing Science

Employment with English Electric Company

From 1957 until 1964 Professor Randell was employed in the Atomic Power Division of the English Electric Company Ltd, Whetstone, Leicester, including working on compilers for the ALGOL 60 language. For records relating to occasional consultancy to International Computers Limited (ICL), a successor to English Electric Computers, see BR/16

Researcher at International Business Machines Corporation (IBM)

From 1964 to 1969 Professor Randell worked for IBM at the T.J. Watson Research Center, Yorktown Heights, New York, and later in California, working on computer architectures, and on operating systems and system design methodology. Some items dating from after 1969 but relating to series begun while Professor Randell was at IBM have been included here.

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