Bruemmer, Bruce H.

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Bruce H. Bruemmer

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Hruemmer served as the "Archivist, Charles Babbage Institute, 103 Walter Library, University of Minnesota, 117 Pleasant St. SE, Minneapolis, MN 55455"[1] He wrote an artcile which "focuses on the death of Edmund C. Berkeley, principal founder of the Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), and the preservation of Berkeley's records and papers at the Charles Babbage Institute (CBI) in the University of Minnesota. The records date from the 1940s and contain correspondence, memoranda and subject files on the ethical use of computers, education in computing and computer programming languages. The author described the aim of the CBI to preserve valuable historical records and collections relating to computer organizations and professionals."[1] In 2001, he wrote an article which "discusses the history and evolution of the archives of the Charles Babbage Institute (CBI)."[1] The article specifically mentions "Services for archivists and historians; Potential of Internet resources for increasing access to the collections of CBI; Efforts of the CBI to solicit material reflecting market research and industry data from the 1980s and 1990s."[1]

  • Kocher, Bryan, and Bruemmer, Bruce H. 1989. "president's letter - YOU ARE THE FUTURE OF HISTORY." Communications of the ACM 32:5, 535-535.
  • Bruemmer, Bruce H., and Kaplan, Elisabeth. 2001. "Realizing the Concept: A History of the CBI Archives." IEEE Annals of the History of Computing 23:4, 29-39.



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