The Computers’ Collection at the Polytechnic Museum

  • Marina Smolevitskaya
Conference paper
Part of the IFIP Advances in Information and Communication Technology book series (IFIPAICT, volume 416)

Abstract

The Polytechnic Museum has the Fund Collection “Electronic Digital Computing Machines”. There are more than seven hundred objects and over two thousands documentary, printed and graphic items today. All four generations of electronic digital computing machines are presented in the Museum. Some of the EDCM are working. In addition, the Museum created fourteen personal funds of Russian scientists who devoted their activity to computer science. This computers’ collection is the only one of such variety and size in Russia.

Keywords

Polytechnic Museum collection personal funds electronic digital computing machines using simulations and replicas to illustrate the computing history 

Copyright information

© IFIP International Federation for Information Processing 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Marina Smolevitskaya
    • 1
  1. 1.Polytechnic MuseumMoscowRussia

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