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White Papers of Francis Puryer White
Whittaker Papers of John William Whittaker
Whytehead Papers relating to the Whytehead family
Wilberforce Papers of William Wilberforce
Wilkes Papers of Maurice Wilkes
Winch Papers of Eric W. Winch.
Wood Papers of James Wood
Wordsworth Papers of William Wordsworth
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Papers of Maurice Wilkes

Title Papers of Maurice Wilkes
Reference GBR/0275/Wilkes
Creator Maurice Vincent Wilkes (1913-2010)
Covering Dates 1850–2010 (Circa.)
Extent and Medium 34 boxes and several awards; paper
Repository St John's College Library
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Computer Scientist. BA 1934; PhD 1936; Fellow 1950-2010; FRS 1956. Professor of Computing Technology 1965-80. Director of the University of Cambridge Mathematical Laboratory, subsequently the Computer Laboratory. Designer of the EDSAC programmable computer, whichc successfully ran its first significant program on 6 May 1949. Honoured as a pioneer of computing in the UK, Maurice Wilkes was knighted in 2000. He was the first recipient of the Kyoto Prize, computer science's most prestigious award..

Correspondence, photographs, diaries, publications and other papers.

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Please cite as St John's College Library, Papers of Maurice Wilkes

St John's Library/Wilkes contains:
I Personal and Professional Papers (Series I).
12 boxes.
II Personal and Professional Papers (Series II).
15 boxes.
III Personal and Professional Papers (Series III).
7 boxes.
IV Awards. Loose items, including MVW's father's professional certificates; MVW's Higher School Certificate, 1931; FRS, 1956; Silver Medal certificate of the City of Paris, 1959; IFIP Silver Core, 1974; ACM SIGMICRO, 1977; Honorary Doctorate from the University of Amsterdam, 1978; Eckert-Mauchly Award, 1980; IEEE John von Neumann Medal certificate, 1987; Kyoto Prize certificate, 1992; Honorary Doctorate from the University of Pennsylvania, 1996. Photograph album assembled by MVW to provide possible illustrations for his Memoirs, c. 1980. Photograph album recording the award of the C&C Prize, 1988. Photograph album recording the award of the Kyoto Prize, 1992. 1931–1996

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