Archives > Online Collection Guides

ARCHIVAL COLLECTIONS

Guide to the ENIAC Trial Exhibits
Master Collection, 1864-1973 [1938 - 1971 bulk]

UPD 8.12

211 Reels
Prepared by J.M. Duffin
1999

Access to collections is granted in accordance with the Protocols for the University Archives and Records Center.

DEFINITION and DESCRIPTION of Each Data Element
Found in the ENIAC Trial Exhibits Index Database

Definition Description

Type This describes whether the trial exhibit was submitted by the plaintiff or the defendants.

Ex. No. This is the exhibit number, i.e. the number that the court assigned to each trial exhibit when it was submitted.

Dep. Ex. No. This number refers to the deposition exhibit number assigned to exhibits which were used in the course of depositions.

Inclusive Dates Date exhibit was created.

Description Brief description of the exhibit submitted.

Name one

Usually the personal name (last and first) of the creator of the exhibit.

.

Institution one Name of the company or institution with which the creator of the exhibit associated. In the case in which no personal name is described as creator, this is the corporate name associated with the creation of the exhibit.

Name two

Usually the personal name (last and first) of the co-creator or recipient of the exhibit.

Institution two Name of the company or institution with which the co-creator or recipient of the exhibit associated. In the case in which no personal name is described as creator, this is the corporate name associated with the creation or receipt of the exhibit.

Format Series in which the trial exhibit was microfilmed. These can either be blank, meaning the trial exhibit is found in the first series of the trial exhibits, or contain the words photographic or oversize. Photographic and oversize exhibits were microfilmed separately and can be found in the series of the same name.

Owner Name of the collection to which the microfilmed trial exhibit belongs.

Search the ENIAC Trial Exhibits Index