Columbia University Computing History
Early ACM Documents
Association for Computing Machinery
is to computing what the American Medical Association is to medicine.
It was founded in 1947 at a meeting in Columbia University's Havemeyer Hall
attended by Watson Lab scientists
and Bob Walker. Courtesy of Herb
Page 1 of the first ACM minutes, 22 September 1947, Columbia University,
for circulation among Watson Lab attendees listed at left.
Letter of encouragement
from John von
, transcribed by
, who convened the first