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BOX 1-5 Correspondence, 1938-1995
General correspondence with attached material and postcards between Shannon and colleagues, professional associates, scholars, friends, and the public relating to information theory, mathematics, artificial intelligence, computer technology, and other professional interests.
Arranged in files of general correspondence and postcards and thereunder chronologically.
BOX 1 General
1938-1955 See also Container 19, Scientific papers by others, Miscellany
(12 folders)
BOX 2 1956-1958 See also Container 19, Scientific papers by others, Miscellany
(10 folders)
BOX 3 1959-1979 See also Container 19, Scientific papers by others, Miscellany
(9 folders)
BOX 4 1980-1985
(10 folders)
BOX 5 1986-1995, undated
(6 folders)
Postcards regarding distribution of scientific papers, 1948-1951, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 6-11 Speeches and Writings, 1938-1987
Scientific papers, articles, theorems, speeches, lecture notes, interviews, poems, songs, bibliographies, book reviews, and a television program script.
Arranged alphabetically by type of material and alphabetically or chronologically thereunder.
BOX 6 Articles and scientific papers
Alphabetical file, undated
(9 folders)
(10 folders)
BOX 8 U-Z and untitled
(3 folders)
Chronological file
(7 folders)
BOX 9 1948-1955
(8 folders)
BOX 10 1956-1978
(5 folders)
Bibliographies and table of contents, 1956, undated
Book reviews, 1956, 1962, undated
Poems and songs, circa 1981-circa 1982, undated
Speeches, lectures, and interviews
1947-1984, undated
(3 folders)
BOX 11 1985-1987, undated
(2 folders)
Television program, script, undated
BOX 11-20 Miscellany, 1932-1993
Subject files, notes, drawings, diagrams, graphs, technical memoranda, patents, scientific papers, printed matter, and miscellaneous material.
Arranged alphabetically by subject or type of material and chronologically thereunder.
BOX 11 Antique Store of the 21st Century, Brookline, Mass., 1983
American Academy of Achievement, Dallas, Tex., 1966-1967
Artificial intelligence, 1955, 1978, 1984, undated
Bell Telephone Laboratories, Murray Hill, N.J.
3-Relay Kit, undated
Diagrams and photographs
International Morse decoder, number display circuit, perpetual calendar, relay circuit analyzer, 1953, undated See Oversize
Miscellany, 1940, 1949-1953, undated
Miscellany, 1943-1956
Patents, 1946-1953, undated
BOX 12 Technical memoranda, 1940-1955
(5 folders)
Berkeley, Edmund C.
Miscellany, 1950-1954, undated
Probability and statistical kit, 1960, undated
Bibliographies regarding communication theory and machine self- reproduction, undated
BOX 13 Biographical material, circa 1951, 1961-1989, undated
Brain, mind, and nervous system, undated
Cember, Richard P, Word for Word, computer game, 1993 See also Digital File, same heading
Codrington Club, Oxford, England, 1980, undated
Computer memory, bits storage capacity, 1949
Ephemera, 1948, undated
Game playing and puzzle solving machines
Articles and scientific papers, 1950-1955, 1989, undated
Miscellany, undated
Condon, Edward U., Nim playing machine, 1940
Maze running
Miscellany, 1956, 1978-1979, undated
Theseus, undated
Miscellany, 1953-1955, undated
BOX 14 Rubik cube solving machines
Miscellany, 1981-1982, undated
Singmaster, David, 1981-1982
Gaussian channels, undated
Generalized central limit theorem, undated
Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., Whole Sky Search for Life project, 1982-1984, undated
Harvey Prize, Israel Institute of Technology, Haifa, Israel, 1972, undated
Information and communications quotations, undated
Institute for Advanced Studies, Princeton, N.J., 1940, 1977
Institute of Radio Engineers, Professional Group on Information Theory, 1955
Juggling machines
By Shannon, undated
By others, 1979-1982, undated
Miscellany, 1980-1984, undated
BOX 15 Notes, undated
(4 folders)
Kolota, Gina, “A Math Image Problem,” 1986
Lang, Serge, 1988
Machine handwriting recognition, undated
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Mass.
Mechanical hands, 1958-1960, undated
Miscellany, 1950-1965, 1972-1973, 1979, 1985, undated
Musical instruments, pitch meters, and metronomes, undated
BOX 16 Notes
Diagrams, drawings, and tables, 1949-1951, undated
(5 folders)
See also Oversize
1957, undated
(4 folders)
BOX 17 (7 folders)
BOX 18 (7 folders)
BOX 19 Notebooks and forms, undated
Photographs of Shannon, undated
Research proposals, 1957, undated
Scientific papers by others
Automata studies project, 1955, undated
Miscellany, 1932, 1939-1942, 1952-1960, 1981, undated See also Containers 1-3, General
(5 folders)
Siforov, Vladimir L., 1966
BOX 20 Statistical English, codes, and translating machines, 1948-1949, undated
Statue of Albert Einstein, Washington, D.C., 1978-1979, undated
Symposia and meetings
Miscellany, 1950, 1958, 1965, 1972, 1985, undated
“Skeleton Key to the Information Seminar--Notes,” undated
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