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Marks on Paper: Part 1. A Historical Survey of Computer Output Printing
January-March 1991 (vol. 13 no. 1)
pp. 63-79

The evolution and history of computer printing technology in the United States is covered from the end of World War II to recent times (1946-1987). The wide variety of printer products introduced over the forty-year period is surveyed and their differentiating characteristics described. The relationship of computer technology to printer technology is discussed as is the relationship of the computer industry to the printer industry.

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Irving L. Wieselman, Erwin Tomash, "Marks on Paper: Part 1. A Historical Survey of Computer Output Printing," IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 13, no. 1, pp. 63-79, Jan.-March 1991, doi:10.1109/MAHC.1991.10006
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