Roberto Busa addresses at Conference in March 1958 at IBM World Headquarters regarding the computerized concordance of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Roberto Busa addresses at Conference in March 1958 at IBM World Headquarters regarding the computerized concordance of the Dead Sea Scrolls.
Paul Tasman addresses a conference at IBM on the concordance produced on the IBM 705 for the texts of the dead sea scrolls.
Paul Tasman addresses a conference at IBM World Headquarters in New York City on March 1958 regarding the concordance produced on the IBM 705 of the texts of the dead sea scrolls.
Detail map of Manhattan, New York, New York, United States,Gallarate, Lombardia, Italy

A: Manhattan, New York, New York, United States, B: Gallarate, Lombardia, Italy

Roberto Busa & Paul Tasman Produce a Computerized Concordance of the Dead Sea Scrolls

1958
This press photo of Robert Busa comparing the text of the Dead Sea Scrolls with print-outs from the IBM 705 shows crop marks and white-outs from the publication process.
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This press photo dated 1958 of Robert Busa comparing the text of the Dead Sea Scrolls with print-outs from the IBM 705 shows crop marks and white-outs from the publication process.
In 1958 Roberto Busa, of the Jesuit College of the Aloisianum in Gallarate, Italy, and Paul Tasman of IBM produced a computerized concordance of the Dead Sea Scrolls using an IBM 705 computer. This was one of the earliest completed digital humanities projects.

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