Computer ◆ Conservation ◆ Society

Links to potentially useful web sites

CCS Projects

Bombe Rebuild Project
Colossus Rebuild Project
Our Computer Heritage
The ICL Archive - Introduction and Catalogue
Simulators for Historic Computers - for EDSAC, Elliott 903, Pegasus, SSEM, Sirius, ZEBRA and others.

UK Museums

Our UK Computer Museums page gives overall introductory information on all computer museum collections we know about that are open to the public, with pointers to their computer highlights. The following pages give general information on the major museums, including visiting details. 

London Science Museum
Manchester Museum of Science and Industry
The National Museum of Computing
Bletchley Park

Other Museums

US Computer History Museum

Historic Computers

List of individual web sites


List of relevant books published by leading members of the Society

Related BCS Specialist Groups

FORTRAN Specialist Group

Other Computer History sites

Virgilio Pasquali´s ICT 1900 website
Binary Dinosaurs
Jim Austin's Collection
LEO Society
Business Computers Ltd
Timeline of Computer Storage
Computer 50 - History of Manchester Computers
Atlas at 50 - Celebrating the Manchester University/Ferranti Atlas computer
Digital 60 - Celebrating the 60th anniversary of the Manchester Baby
A useful timeline by Kara Donner

Computer Restoration and Software Preservation

Emulation, Preservation & Abstraction - David Holdsworth and Paul Wheatley
C-ing ahead for digital longevity - David Holdsworth
Long-term Stewardship of Globally Distributed Representation Information
Computer Conservation and Curatorship - Doron Swade
Pegasus Personified - Simulation of an Historic Computer - Chris Burton