Atlas Computer Exhibit

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ATLAS Computer Exhibit displayed in the National Museum of History and Technology (NMHT), now the National Museum of American History (NMAH). The Atlas Computer, developed at the University of Manchester, England, was at the time the fastest computer, using germanium transistors.


  • National Museum of American History (U.S.) (NMAH)
  • National Museum of History and Technology (U.S.)


Historic Images of the Smithsonian

Contained within

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 285, Box 19, Folder: 3

Contact information

Institutional History Division, Smithsonian Institution Archives, 600 Maryland Avenue, S.W., Washington, D.C. 20024-2520,



Restrictions & Rights

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  • Computers
  • Artifacts
  • Exhibitions
  • Data processing
  • ATLAS (Computer)
  • Electronic data processing


  • Photographic print
  • Exhibit

ID Number

SIA2010-2894 or X3794 or MAH-X3794 or 3794

Physical description

Color: Black and White; Size: 10w x 8h; Type of Image: Exhibit; Medium: Photographic print

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