University of Texas Arlington

Andrew T. Armstrong Papers:

A Guide



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Armstrong, Andrew T.
Title: Andrew T. Armstrong Papers
Dates: 1969-1973
Abstract: Dr. Armstrong was Associate Professor of Chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington from 1968 to 1981. Papers contain correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals, scripts, and printed material collected by Dr. Armstrong in his role as chairman of The University Computer Committee, which was charged with making recommendations for the establishment and development of the University Computer Center. The papers also include material from his service as chairman of the North Texas University of Texas Inter-Institutional Committee on Computer, a regional committee comprised of representatives from UTA, UT Dallas, and Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. His papers reflect community efforts in establishing The University of Texas, North Texas Regional Computer Center.
Identification: AR245
Extent: 6 folders (0.4 linear ft.)
Language: Materials are in English.
Repository: Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries

Biographical Note

Dr. Armstrong was Associate Professor of Chemistry at The University of Texas at Arlington from 1968 to 1981. He also served as chairman of The University Computer Committee, which was charged with making recommendations for the establishment and development of the University Computer Center, and as as chairman of the North Texas University of Texas Inter-Institutional Committee on Computers, a regional committee comprised of representatives from UTA, UT Dallas, and Southwestern Medical School at Dallas.


Scope and Contents

Papers contain correspondence, minutes, reports, proposals, scripts, and printed material collected by Dr. Armstrong in his role as chairman of The University Computer Committee, which was charged with making recommendations for the establishment and development of the University Computer Center. The papers also include material from his service as chairman of the North Texas University of Texas Inter-Institutional Committee on Computer, a regional committee comprised of representatives from UTA, UT Dallas, and Southwestern Medical School at Dallas. Materials reflect their efforts in establishing The University of Texas, North Texas Regional Computer Center.


Restrictions

Access

Open for research.


Index Terms

These materials are indexed under the following headings in the catalog of The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
Persons
Armstrong, Andrew T.--Archives.
Organizations
University of Texas at Arlington--Faculty--Correspondence.
North Texas University of Texas Inter-Institutional Committee on Computers--Records and correspondence.
University of Texas at Arlington. University Computer Committee--Records and correspondence.
University of Texas. North Texas Regional Computer Center--Records and correspondence.
Subjects
Universities and colleges--Texas--Data processing.
Alternate Titles
University Archives

Administrative Information

Citation

Andrew T. Armstrong Papers, AR245, Box Number, Folder Number, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries.

Acquisition

Gift, 1978.


Administrative Information

Grant Support

The retrospective updating and conversion of this finding aid was supported with funds from the National Historical Publications & Records Commission (NHPRC) for the Special Collections "Documenting Democracy: Access to Historical Records" project, 2014-2015.


Container List

Box Folder
1 1 Correspondence, paper, reports, bibliography about computers, minutes, memorandum, proposal, 1969-1970
2 Correspondence, memorandum, minutes, recommendations, copy of H. B. No. 692, role and scope of the University Computer Center, reports, 1971
3 Correspondence, memorandum, minutes, schedule, course list, evaluation procedure, article reprint, 1972
4 Correspondence, memorandum, report, 1973
5 Request for Quotation for General Purpose Computer System for The University of Texas, North Texas Regional Computer Center, 1972
6 Benchmark Script, 1972
(removed from looseleaf notebook)