Issue No. 02 - April-June (1981 vol. 3)
<p>This paper describes the principal computers designed by IBM beginning with its first computer, the 701 delivered in 1952, through its first transistorized computer, STRETCH, and its first commercial process-control computer, the 1710 delivered in 1961. The ideas behind some of IBM's methods and decisions are described.</p>
C. C. Hurd, "Early Computers at IBM," in IEEE Annals of the History of Computing, vol. 3, no. , pp. 163-182, 1981.